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Growing Vegetables: tomatoes, water soluble fertilizer, tomato plants
water soluble fertilizer, tomato plants, excessive rains: Mercedes, the plants will probably start producing the middle of this month. I live in Ohio, and we are experiencing the same problems. The reason the plants are a little late this year is due to the excessive rains depleting the soil of phosphorus. Phosphorus...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes, tomato suckers, beefsteak tomatoes
tomato suckers, beefsteak tomatoes, leaf axil: Carmen, several factors will determine the size of your tomatoes. With containers, the size of the pot is very important. The deeper and wider the pot, the more room for the roots to grow and take in nutrients. Second, the plants need a steady diet of...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes, tomato fertilizer, tomato vines
tomato fertilizer, tomato vines, wendy dear: Dear Wendy, As an organic gardner, I avoid all the market additives, so I m kind of at a loss, other than to suggest repotting your plant in just some good soil and let it escape the additives, for a bit. As far as tomatoes, I ll share what my Grandma used...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes, tomotoes, total darkness
tomotoes, total darkness, window sill: Edi, tomatoes will continue to ripen off the vine. If you do not need them right away, you can place them on an east window sill and allow them to ripen over a two week period. If you need them sooner, wrap them individually in newspaper and place them in...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes, drip irrigation, tomato plants
drip irrigation, tomato plants, plant physiology: I can not answer this question because I did not see the plants. However, the light could be a problem since they need dark period to transform the chemicals. Like us we need to rest then liver can function well at night. Please find a plant physiology book...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes, plant tomato, beef tomato
plant tomato, beef tomato, green tomatoes: Dear Marsha, July is a bit late, but if you have green tomatoes, they should ripen. It takes at least a month or more for tomatoes to go from little green ones, to big red ones. I have found a few uses for green tomatoes, but they do not taste like red...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes, powdery mildew, tomato plants
powdery mildew, tomato plants, insecticide: Hi Heather, the white mold is likely powdery mildew which can be controlled with any fungicide, make sure good air is circulating. the tomato horn worm is your likely worm pest,if you are organic in gardening just pick them by hand or use a stick and knock...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes, pittsburgh pa area, good soil
pittsburgh pa area, good soil, brick house: Dom, thanks for sharing your experience. I must admit that I am surprised at your success since tomatoes generally need a minimum of 8 hours of sunlight per day. There is no doubt, however, that the heat from your home kept the soil warm through the evening...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes, tomato seedlings, root nodules
tomato seedlings, root nodules, planting tomatoes: Jackie, the only time I recommend laying the plants horizontally is for leggy seedlings. If the plants are stocky, there is no advantage to planting in this manner. It is, however, beneficial to remove the lower leaves and plant tomato seedlings 2 deeper...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes, water soluble fertilizer, grass clippings
water soluble fertilizer, grass clippings, excessive rain: When tomatoes split or crack, it is usually a sign of inconsistent watering. Too much or too little can cause the problem. This is very common with tomatoes when there is excessive rain or during periods of drought. It is especially prevalent in plants...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes, water soluble fertilizer, tomatoe plants
water soluble fertilizer, tomatoe plants, mulch: Kim, if the temperatures stay warm, and they inevitably will in your area of the country, the tomatoes will begin turning within 10 to 14 days. Just be sure to apply a water-soluble fertilizer high in phosphorus every 10 days. Also mulch around the plants...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes, night time temperatures, soluble potash
night time temperatures, soluble potash, purpose fertilizer: The white film on the leaves is called powdery mildew; a fungus disease prevalent on many varieties of cucumbers. The gaping holes are caused by insects. These can be one of literally thousands, but most likely slugs or cucumber beetles. Powdery mildew...

Growing Vegetables: my tomatoes are dying...., mail, two thoughts
mail, two thoughts, state farm agency: Dear Sumer, It is difficult to analyze by mail, but I have two thoughts. One, there is a fungus of some kind or the plants have reacted to a fertilizer or something in the soil. I would ask a local garden shop or nursery or even the local state farm agency...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes not fruiting, lush foliage, tomato plants
lush foliage, tomato plants, nursery plants: Dear David, Sometimes seeds are from a hybrid fruit and they simply do not produce. They may have an extraordinarily lush foliage, but they do not bear produce. We have had that occur on occasion. Tomatoes from seeds are just much more difficult than nursery...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes green beans, seperate containers, mini greenhouse
seperate containers, mini greenhouse, bean plants: They like sun very much also you need to give them enough water and fertilizer. The container should be at least 10 gl big. give 1 liter water per day. My husband passed away, today is his memorial service. I am so sorry that I can not help you more. ...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes grown in west palm beach florida, palm beach florida, coyote urine
palm beach florida, coyote urine, west palm beach florida: Allen, it is always difficult to guess what type of animal is eating a particular plant. The only way to know for sure is to actually see it. Likely culprits include deer, racoons, rabbits, gophers, and groundhogs. If the plants are mature, I would rule...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes in May in Ohio, nitrogen fertilizer, peat moss
nitrogen fertilizer, peat moss, soluble fertilizers: William, when blossoms or young fruit fall off prematurely, it is usually an indication of one of two problems. Either your plants are not being fully pollinated, or they are receiving too much water. If you do not have enough bees in the area, you can...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes and peppers, peat moss, grass clippings
peat moss, grass clippings, peppers and tomatoes: Matthew, normally this is caused by a combination of transplant shock and excess moisture in the soil. Most backyard gardens have soil that is very heavy in clay. As a result, the soil retains the water and does not drain properly. The excess moisture...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes split, seeds and seedlings, cherry tomatoes
seeds and seedlings, cherry tomatoes, park seed: Espey, although excessive watering is usually the reason for tomatoes splitting, it is also a characteristic of many older heirlooms and hybrids when the plant nears the end of their life cycle. Breeders have bred new varieties that are completely resistant...

Growing Vegetables: tomatoes, unripe tomatoes, tomato plants
unripe tomatoes, tomato plants, cherry tomatoes: Dear Carol: Because you have only two plants I suggest that you catch them by hands. Since you grow for yourselves to eat I would not suggest to use any chemicals. The no poison way is to bury a beer can half way into the ground (with only less than half...

Growing Vegetables: tomatos, fungus diseases, water soluble fertilizer
fungus diseases, water soluble fertilizer, magnesium deficiency: Alan, poor soil is the primary reason plants fail to do well. Yellow leaves are just one indication. Tomatoes need magnesium and calcium in addition to a small ratio of nitrogen to phosphorus in order to grow healthy foliage and large tomatoes. You should...

Growing Vegetables: tomatos, personal preference, beefsteak
personal preference, beefsteak, pots: Cheryl, this is really based on your personal preference. Pruning the flowers from the plant will definitely result in larger fruit. Leaving them on will give you more tomatoes. Since beefsteaks are already large due to their natural growing habit, you will...

Growing Vegetables: tomatos, excessive rain, water situation
excessive rain, water situation, dry period: Dear Debbie, It sounds like the meat of the tomato is outgrowing the skin, usually a water situation. Primarily this happens through excessive rain in it s season or a dry period through the initial development, causing the peeling have less elasticity....

Growing Vegetables: tomatos with black spots, tomatos, tomatoes
tomatos, tomatoes, little bit: Dear Mario, I have received many of these comments this year. There is something that is affecting the tomatoes. When we began getting a bit less rain, the problem dramatically improved. I would only water in the evening. Kind Regards, Kindred www.eingedi.us...

Growing Vegetables: My tomatos dying, water soluble fertilizer, nitrogen fertilizer
water soluble fertilizer, nitrogen fertilizer, root nodules: Excess fertilizing, especially with a high nitrogen fertilizer such as standard Miracle-Gro, can cause the type of symptoms you have described. The high nitrogen levels can adversely affect the foliage on young seedlings and the high salt content in most synthetic...

Growing Vegetables: tomatos in Grand JunctionCO, enthusiastic gardener, tomato seeds
enthusiastic gardener, tomato seeds, artificial pollination: Dear Nathan, If the plants are thriving, then there is probably adequate moisture and fertilizer. Tomatoes usually thrive in the hot part of the summer. I think it s a lack of pollinators. I ve heard many reports of bee problems. Check into some information...

Growing Vegetables: tomatos & peppers, growing peppers, green peppers
growing peppers, green peppers, sugar content: Warren, tomatoes should be left to fully ripen on the vine. This enhances the sugar content which improves the overall taste. Once they turn from orange to red, it is time to harvest. Peppers can be harvested either when green or red. Red peppers are...

Growing Vegetables: tomatos, water soluble fertilizer, lush foliage
water soluble fertilizer, lush foliage, tomato plants: Tamara, overwatering is a primary reason for fruiting vegetables to produce lush foliage and no fruit. The water leeches the nutrients from the soil and halts production. I would recommend watering to a depth of only 1 inch per week. Supplement the watering...

Growing Vegetables: tomotoes, grass clippings, adequate rainfall
grass clippings, adequate rainfall, jackie jackie: Jackie, tomatoes require 1 of water per week. If your are receiving adequate rainfall, you can get away with little or no watering. But if the plants do not receive enought water, they will be stressed and stop producing. Be sure to mulch around your...

Growing Vegetables: transplanting bell peppers from outside to inside, herreid south dakota, pepper plants
herreid south dakota, pepper plants, jalepeno peppers: Al, just be sure to get as much of the root ball as possible. The less disturbance to the roots, the better. Otherwise, the plants will go into shock. Keep in mind, however, that pepper plants are annuals and only produce for a few months, even under optimum...

Growing Vegetables: turnips, turnip greens, turnip seeds
turnip greens, turnip seeds, dear val: Dear Val, Some seeds only produce the greens. I don t know if that is what you purchased or not. Usually the packets of seeds are marked, but I have seen the occasional misprint. Last year we planted turnip greens and this year went to great lengths...

Growing Vegetables: Unripe Acorn Squash, acorn squash, squash plants
acorn squash, squash plants, fungus attack: Dear Paul, Unripe squash does not taste like ripe squash. Some will ripen in the window, however. Try and see, that s all you can do. I suppose you could treat them like a green tomato or something. They probably won t cause you any problems, they just...

Growing Vegetables: Unwanted Potatoes, land allotment, organic method
land allotment, organic method, sifting: Dear Lenny, I m puzzled how these potatoes survived your working the soil . . . they must be hearty. I don t know the length of your growing season, how large the land allotment is, or what you are wanting to plant, but potatoes usually mature within 3 months....

Growing Vegetables: unripe tomatoes, unripe tomatoes, green tomatoes
unripe tomatoes, green tomatoes, veggie garden: Dear Heather, Not a dumb question, at all. It takes awhile for tomatoes to ripen, and although you may not notice, the green just sort of fades to almost white, then yellow, to orange to red. It does take awhile. Don t despair, it s still early. If they...

Growing Vegetables: unusual dropping of leaves, peat moss, grass clippings
peat moss, grass clippings, pepper plants: Michelle, normally when leaves dry, curl, and fall off, it is caused by inconsistent watering or excess moisture in the soil. Most backyard gardens have soil that is very heavy in clay. As a result, the soil retains the water and does not drain properly....

Growing Vegetables: using miracle grow without the spray bottle?, water soluble fertilizer, tomato food
water soluble fertilizer, tomato food, miracle gro: Brian, I also live near Cleveland, and you re correct, this has been a very hot and dry summer. We finally got some storms these past two weeks, but until then, the weather took its toil on the plants. Due to the conditions, container plants have been...

Growing Vegetables: Vegetable garden, planting a vegetable garden, mature trees
planting a vegetable garden, mature trees, sunny location: Hi Fran, you want to plant your vegetables in an all day sunny location as far away from trees as possible( they will rob the soil of nutrients and make too much shade)as for time of planting you have a long growing season,plant according to your last frost...

Growing Vegetables: Vegetable gardening, garlic cloves, garlic bulb
garlic cloves, garlic bulb, onion sets: Kathy, garlic is planted by separating the cloves of a garlic bulb, and planting them just below the soil with the base down. I prefer to plant them in late fall. They can also be planted in early spring once the soil is dry enough to be worked. However,...

Growing Vegetables: Vegetable Plants, squash plants, curtain sheers
squash plants, curtain sheers, powdery mildew: Lin, the white film you see on the leaves is the start of a fungus condition called powdery mildew. This disease is very common in early spring due to the cool wet conditions. Powdery mildew can be controlled by using a garden fungicide. I use a product...

Growing Vegetables: Vegetables in the house?, herbs and spices, moderate success
herbs and spices, moderate success, little bitty: Dear Louise, I am fairly new to raising tomatoes indoors. We have had moderate success with various peppers and herbs and spices, but I do know tomatoes need some light to ripen. If the blooms are falling off, there should be little bitty and I do mean...

Growing Vegetables: Vegetables in June, fall crops, cole crops
fall crops, cole crops, runner beans: Dear Cookie: You have plenty of time to grow fall crops. Such as all the greens, cole crops, cilantro etc even some fall cucumbers if the weather in your place permit. If you want you can raise the seedlings now and transplant in the end of July or beginning...

Growing Vegetables: Vegetables - Yellow Leaves, vegtable plants, nitrogen and phosphorus
vegtable plants, nitrogen and phosphorus, peat moss: Greg, yellow leaves are generally an indication of poor drainage. The roots become water logged and cannot absorb the nutrients necessary for green foliage and good production. My recommendation is to supplement the soil by adding organic matter. These...

Growing Vegetables: My vegetable garden, soil sterilizer, public walkways
soil sterilizer, public walkways, nearby vicinity: Dear Dianne, Trusting that your plants have adequate moisture, something else occurred to me. I have heard about this problem in the past and even experienced it one year. Some herbicides used in a nearby vicinity, can wilt an entire garden or fruit trees....

Growing Vegetables: vegetable garden, swiss chard, hours of sun
swiss chard, hours of sun, shady conditions: Bev, unfortunately, there are very few vegetables that will thrive in shady conditions. Most vegetables need a minimum of 6-8 hours of sun per day. Some exceptions include lettuce, spinach, swiss chard, radishes, carrots, and beets. These varieties can...

Growing Vegetables: vegetable gardening in Funabashi, Chiba, Japan, peat humus, grass clippings
peat humus, grass clippings, chiba japan: Brendan, the best advice I can give you is to start with good soil. Poor soil is almost always the reason for most problems in the garden. You definitely want to add ample organic amendments such as compost, shredded leaves, dried grass clippings, peat, humus,...

Growing Vegetables: vegetable growing problems, top soil, tomatoe
top soil, tomatoe, plant food: Henry, I m not sure what the last sentence refers to, but I will attempt to address the body of the post. If this is happening to both types of plants, it has to be either the soil or the water, and I m thinking soil. It sounds like too much fertilizer...

Growing Vegetables: Putting up vegetables, stainless steel pot, pickled okra
stainless steel pot, pickled okra, preserving recipes: Dear Jeff, Freezing is just a matter of proper blanching of the veges and tightly sealing the containers. Most cookbooks have a chapter on that, and if not, a good old cook book from a used book store would be the way to go. I m trying to get some preserving...

Growing Vegetables: vegetables in tropical countries, broccoli plants, leaf lettuce
broccoli plants, leaf lettuce, tamil nadu india: Dear Elisabeth, I don t know much about the climate in which you are attempting to garden, but I do have lettuce, spinach and greens growing in pots and doing well. I think romaine lettuce may have a deeper root system than leaf lettuce, but so far all of...

Growing Vegetables: are there vegetables that..., cabbage moth, flowers and vegetables
cabbage moth, flowers and vegetables, brassica family: Ivan, there are many plants that benefit from being planted next to one another, and many that should never be planted together. This is referred to as companion gardening. Many plants are considered companions to others because they either aid their growth...

Growing Vegetables: veggie garden, square foot area, peat moss
square foot area, peat moss, colorful annuals: Joy, my first recommendation would be to not start too big on your first garden. Gardening requires a certain level of experience which can only be gained through trial and error. Too many gardeners start off overly ambitious only to become disheartened...

Growing Vegetables: vegtable garden, tomatoe plants, pepper plant
tomatoe plants, pepper plant, yellow pepper: Hallo there: 1. Is not every bloom fruit since the water, nutrition and sun light. If there still some fruits then okay. 2. The same answer as the 1st one. 3. you can top them also you can pinch off the new laterals when they are only 1 . Then you will...

Growing Vegetables: Watering & Compost, peat moss, fungus disease
peat moss, fungus disease, organic amendments: Tim, at this point in the growing season, all you can do is mulch with an organic material such as shredded bark or shredded leaves. This will slowly decompose and enrich the soil. It will also retain moisture and reduce the need for watering. Tilling in materials...

Growing Vegetables: Watermellons, vining plants, horse manure
vining plants, horse manure, yellow squash: Dear Carolyn, Yes, overhead watering is tough on melons. Also, with the size garden you have, you may have experienced some cross breeding or unwanted hybrid results from all the related vining plants in a small area. I always plant the squash in all...

Growing Vegetables: Watermelons and cantelopes, vining hill, diane white
vining hill, diane white, watermelons: Dear Diane White, It seems that certain vining fruits can cross when too close and I know watermelon is one of them. So you may end up with cantemelons or waterloupes. Cucumbers can do the same thing. I plant vining hill produce, anything in the melon...

Growing Vegetables: Weeds!, organic mulches, weed eradication
organic mulches, weed eradication, corn gluten: Hi Chris, I know your frustration well, the problem with most substances for weed eradication is soil contamination,some success is being had with corn gluten as a weed killer,but it is not cheap! vinegar will kill alot of weeds but you can t make the solution...

Growing Vegetables: White shallots, line catalogs, free catalogs
line catalogs, free catalogs, scallions: Howard, my suggestion would be to research some of the better known seed and gardening companies on the internet. Almost all of them offer both on-line catalogs and free catalogs sent to your home. My favorites include: http://www.parkseed.com http://www.burpee.com...

Growing Vegetables: White spots on tomatoes, fungus, thanks in advance
fungus, thanks in advance, mold: Dear Bob, I believe it is a fungus or mold of some sort. If you cut around it and are sure to remove the affected part of the fruit, they are probably safe to eat. It s like finding a bad spot on anything, it s just that since you are gardening, you see...

Growing Vegetables: Winter Gardening, weather climates, winter squash
weather climates, winter squash, moderate temperatures: In warm weather climates, there are many vegetables that can be grown through the winter months. Included are lettuce, spinach, beets, beans, peas, broccoli, onions, garlic, cauliflower, cabbage, chard, radishes, and winter squash. I would avoid summer...

Growing Vegetables: Winter Squash, cantelope, acorn squash
cantelope, acorn squash, acorns: Pam, I always pick my vegetables when they are fairly young. In the case of butternut or spaghetti squash, I recommend picking them as early as 6 long, but no later than 8 . Another indicator is to wait until the green stripes become very faint. The same...

Growing Vegetables: Worms in my cherry peppers, cherry pepper, excessive rain
cherry pepper, excessive rain, hot cherry peppers: Michelle, you ve done nothing wrong. This has been a horrible year for peppers in most parts of the country due to the excessive rain we have had. Peppers prefer dry, hot conditions. Rain depletes the soil of the nutrients needed for a bountiful harvest....

Growing Vegetables: watermelons, watermelon plants, novice gardener
watermelon plants, novice gardener, water soluble fertilizer: Brian, be aware that watermelons, like all plants in the squash family, do not like to be transplanted. They are very susceptible to transplant shock. Once this occurs, you will set them back another 2-4 weeks. Instead, I would gently work in the organic...

Growing Vegetables: watermelons, botom, tendril
botom, tendril, forefinger: Mike, the bottom turning yellow is only one indicator. But it does mean you are very close to harvesting. The best method is to thump the melon with your forefinger. If the resulting sound has a ringing or echoing sound, the melon is still too green...

Growing Vegetables: watermelons, excess water retention, peat moss
excess water retention, peat moss, grass clippings: Scott, this is usually caused by excess water retention in the soil. This is especially prevalent in soils comprised primarily of clay. This can be corrected by adding organic matter to the soil to improve the overall tilth and composition. Organic matter...

Growing Vegetables: watermelons, manure compost, gardening raised beds
manure compost, gardening raised beds, peat moss: Zach, the only product on the market that stops weeds from germinating is Preen. Unfortunately, it will also stop any vegetable seeds from germinating. You can plant transplants such as young vegetable seedlings and then apply Preen. It only prevents seeds...

Growing Vegetables: weeds, organic method, white flowers
organic method, white flowers, rock salt: Kurt, you have several options. The easiest is to spray the area with a broad based herbicide such as Finale or Roundup. Depending on the product, the grass and weeds will be eradicated in anywhere from one to ten days. If you re looking for a more organic...

Growing Vegetables: white larvae, growing watermelons, patio brick
growing watermelons, patio brick, cantaloupes: Dear Greg, The larvae belong to a particular insect and I would try to identify what that is to eradicate it from your garden. In our organic gardening, we also have chickens that are the pesticide available! My other suggestion would be to get the melons...

Growing Vegetables: white leaves on acorn squash, squash plants, lighter shade of green
squash plants, lighter shade of green, new leaves: Dear Nathan, What you have described sounds like some sort of mold or fungus. Your particular location also indicates you are describing some sort of mold or fungus following Katrina. I really think you need different soil, or well drained soil that has...

Growing Vegetables: wilting tomatoe plants, tomatoe plants, potting soil
tomatoe plants, potting soil, top soil: Dear Donald, This sounds like one of three possibilities. Not enough water, or watering in direct sunlight, or too much fertilizer. My thought is to add some potting soil or top soil around the roots without moving them and water only in the evening. I...

Growing Vegetables: winter gardening, pvc piping, lightweight fleece
pvc piping, lightweight fleece, milk containers: Kevin, there are numerous cool weather crops that can be grown throughout your winter season with a little protection. These would include beets, lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, carrots, radishes, parsley, and chard. All of these can take light...

Growing Vegetables: Yellow Chilli Plant, chilli plant, chillis
chilli plant, chillis, spring plant: Emma, 5 cm is the ideal length for chili peppers, but many gardeners prefer to harvest slightly smaller to avoid the pepper being too hot or bitter. In regard to color, yellow peppers normally turn a bright orange if left on the vine. The longer the pepper...

Growing Vegetables: Yellow Leafs on Baby corn, horse manure, baby corn
horse manure, baby corn, top soil: Dear Debbie, Sounds like the soil needs a bit of a boost. Perhaps, the sandiness of the soil is permitting too much drainage. I would suggest adding top soil, then possibly some horse manure. Go very sparingly with the fertilizer, though at this tender...

Growing Vegetables: Yellow Onions, water soluble fertilizer, yellow onions
water soluble fertilizer, yellow onions, thin strands: Jason, what you ve described is exactly what onions look like for a few weeks after they germinate. This is completely normal. Do not fertilize until the plants are 4 -6 tall. Then apply a water soluble fertilizer at 1/2 the recommended solution. Keep...

Growing Vegetables: Yellow Squash Turning Green, yellow squash, fruit bearing
yellow squash, fruit bearing, straight neck: This is not unusual with certain varieties. The variety I am currently growing starts off green and then fades to the point that the squash has green stripes, which then slowly fade away until the entire squash is yellow. One thing you may want to monitor...

Growing Vegetables: Yellow Squash, growing yellow squash, orange squash
growing yellow squash, orange squash, coastal connecticut: Heidi, never wait until the fruit is excessively large unless you are trying to win a prize at the local fair. The larger the fruit, the less tender and tasty it is. I always pick my vegetables when they are fairly young. In the case of butternut squash,...

Growing Vegetables: Yellow squash, mildew treatment, yellow squash
mildew treatment, yellow squash, miracle gro: Dear Nancy, We also planted yellow squash that did the same thing this year, in the early stage, but after a few weeks, the dark, tough warty ones stopped and we had yellow squash on the same vines. I believe it is a symptom of hybridization. The early...

Growing Vegetables: Yellowing of pepper plants, slow release fertilizer, epsom salts
slow release fertilizer, epsom salts, grass clippings: Brian, yellowing of leaves is almost always caused by a lack of nitrogen and magnesium in the soil. Normally this is a result of the nutrients being leeched from the soil due to excess water. Only give the plants 1 of water per week. However, it may simply...

Growing Vegetables: yellow cucumber leaves, cucumber plant, epsom salts
cucumber plant, epsom salts, plant plants: Dear Gaynor, I can only answer this from a natural, organic perspective. This is pretty much the lifespan of a cucumber plant. Plants grown indoors, don t usually produce as plentifully as those outdoors, but once they have reached their maturity and normal...

Growing Vegetables: yellow peppers, yellow bell peppers, yellow peppers
yellow bell peppers, yellow peppers, hot peppers: Dear Ann, I think we are finally reaching the flip side to hybrid. I receive several questions regarding peppers this year, and mine are not growing in the usual manner either. The organic ones are producing beautifully and quite large, but the plants...

Growing Vegetables: yellow squash, powdery mildew, yellow squash
powdery mildew, yellow squash, spore: Dear Sarah, You will have to watch them for a few days. It could be dust, if it s dry. It could also be some sort of spore or fungus. Try watering in the evening and getting plenty of water on the leaves, after the sun is not shining on them. I hope this...

Growing Vegetables: yellow squash, squash plants, peat moss
squash plants, peat moss, grass clippings: Rhonda, the condition you ve described is called tip rot. This problem is almost always caused by poor drainage. This is very prevalent in clay soil. What happens is that the soil retains the water, which in turns waterlogs the roots. The result is that...

Growing Vegetables: yellowing plants, fungus diseases, water soluble fertilizer
fungus diseases, water soluble fertilizer, fruit bearing: Mark, yellowing of leaves can definitely be attributed to a lack of nitrogen. But poor soil is the primary reason plants fail to do well. All fruit-bearing vegetables need phosphorus and potassium along with a small ratio of nitrogen. You first need to...

Growing Vegetables: Zucchini, cotton swab, artificial pollination
cotton swab, artificial pollination, mounds: Dear Emily, It does sound like a pollination issue. I am totally organic and natural, so I don t usually utilize any artificial pollination procedures, but I am recommending this to you. I am not an expert in this area, and I m sure there are experts. ...

Growing Vegetables: Zucchini; Container Gardening, water soluble fertilizer, potting mix
water soluble fertilizer, potting mix, deck area: Rex, zucchini need at least 2 of space and 8 of depth to grow well. They spread rapidly, so unless you stake them, containers are not the ideal growing method. If you would still like to give it a try, purchase a larger pot that is at least 12 wide and...

Growing Vegetables: Zucchini; Root Damage, root maggots, maggot control
root maggots, maggot control, root maggot: Peggy, it sounds like root maggots infested your plant. You can control maggots from laying eggs by applying wood ashes, hot ground pepper, or diatomaceous earth around the stems of the plants. To prevent this pest from infesting young seedlings next year,...

Growing Vegetables: Zucchini worm, squash bug, finger size
squash bug, finger size, mammals: Dear Deborah, I am not certain of the type of worms you are dealing with, but I mix a bit of diatomaceous earth with our soil and then sprinkle it on any plants that are susceptible to parasitic invasion. Check with a local nursery or online for the product....

Growing Vegetables: Zucchini and Yellow Squash, yellow squash, male flowers
yellow squash, male flowers, good soil: Liz, zucchini, like all other squash, produce a flush of male flowers for the first few weeks. By the second or third week of July, the female blossoms appear. It is at this time that the bees can adequately pollinate the blossoms which will eventually produce...

Growing Vegetables: Zucchini, poor pollination, water soluble fertilizer
poor pollination, water soluble fertilizer, fertilizer package: Elaine, zucchini normally starts producing fruit 6-8 weeks after sowing. One factor that will affect fruiting is the ratio of nutrients in the soil. Squash, including zucchini, needs a higher percentage of phosphorus than nitrogen. Most of the fertilizers...

Growing Vegetables: Zuccini Squash Fruiting, flower fades, corn stalks
flower fades, corn stalks, long island ny: Dear John, The fruiting season of squash was short for most everyone in a variety of zones, this year. All the blossoms will not become fruit. Squash has an abundance of blossoms, but the plant could not possibly support the fruit, if all were to progress....

Growing Vegetables: zucchini, peat moss, grass clippings
peat moss, grass clippings, growing zuchini: Debra, the condition you ve described is called tip rot. This problem is almost always caused by poor drainage. This is very prevalent in clay soil. What happens is that the soil retains the water, which in turns waterlogs the roots. The result is that the...

Growing Vegetables: zucchini rot, avery type labels, rotting on the vine
avery type labels, rotting on the vine, yellow squash: Hi there, First of all let me thank you for using this service. My answer is totally free to you and is only to the best of my ability and my experience, as you have likely read about. Here goes: Not knowing where you live leaves a bit of doubt with...

Growing Vegetables: zucchini, male flower, female flowers
male flower, female flowers, female flower: Monika, you need to determine if the plants are dropping the male or female flowers. In general, the male flowers are the ones on straight stems near the center, and the female ones are further out and have a small swollen fruit behind them. To help illustrate...

Growing Vegetables: zuchinni fruit aborting, dear don, aborting
dear don, aborting, fruit trees: Dear Don: Do you have lots of fruit bearing on the plant? Not every flower can bear fruit,not every fruit can grow just like fruit trees. They may grow a little bit but because not enough water and nutrition some will die out. I do not have other idea since...

Growing Vegetables: zuchinni, honey bee, zuchinni
honey bee, zuchinni, zucchinis: Dear Becky, It sounds like a pollination problem to me. When there have been many blossoms produced, but few fruit is often an indication that something has caused a problem for the pollinators. I don t know your location, but this year there were many...

Guatemala: Address question, hyphenated numbers, zona 12
hyphenated numbers, zona 12, numerical address: January 6, 2008 Hola, Gaudy . . . Perhaps I can help, but no guarantee. Cities are subdivided into zones, and the zone number is the rough equivalent of postal code numbers used in many other countries. Unless the zone number is correctly entered,...

Guatemala: car insurance, fm3 visa, residency visa
fm3 visa, residency visa, e mail: Hi Craig I m sorry I didn t get back with you sooner, my computer s been in the shop. I can help you in detail and would be happy to, if someone else hasn t already. I know it s been 10 days since you asked. If you haven t already made your trip drop me...

Guatemala: drive to guatemala then to costa rica, cabo san lucas, minnie winnie
cabo san lucas, minnie winnie, antigua guatemala: Hi Kurt, Sorry it took so long to get back with you. I had to do some homework on your time frames, get a hold of the driver (who s been at the volcano with a tour), look for RV parking in Antigua, and write this long winded email. I think I have a handle...

Guatemala: driving to Tikal from Guatemala City, archaeological interests, bit of heaven
archaeological interests, bit of heaven, guatemala city: January 19, 2008 Hola, Melody . . . So glad you will be introducing your children to Guatemala! A fabulous experience for them, both educational and cultural as well as fun. And you will be going at one of the best times of the year. If you can manage...

Guatemala: Guatemala Address, lote, guatemala
Guatemala: Guatemala Address, lote, guatemala

Guatemala: hotel recommendations, hotel playa linda, guatemalan government
Guatemala: hotel recommendations, hotel playa linda, guatemalan government, hotel nicolas

Guatemala: saftey while cycle touring, motorcycle touring, lonely road
Guatemala: saftey while cycle touring, motorcycle touring, lonely road, bicyclist

Guatemala: Guatemala Address, colonia santa, santa luisa
colonia santa, santa luisa, correct zone: January 26, 2008 Hola, Stephanie . . . Sorry for delayed response, computer died, just installed new one, and now catching up. But thanks for writing, and yet I doubt I can give you a verified correct address based on the information you have. But...

Guatemala: hotel recommendations, hotel playa linda, mail boat
hotel playa linda, mail boat, jungle inn: January 19, 2008 Hola otra vez, Melody . . . In previous response, I might have sounded discouraging about the drive to Tikal. That might be the case, especially if your time is limited. But you introduce a new question about overnight accommodations,...

Guatemala: property taxes in santa cruz la laguna, santa cruz la laguna, municipal finances
santa cruz la laguna, municipal finances, ornato: Hi Steve, For a long time we didn t have any property taxes in guatemala but since some years now the municipality is allowed to charge property taxes. Now you have to present your papers (rights of possession or escritura and a plan of the land, a copy of...

Guatemala: saftey while cycle touring, third world countries, fanny packs
third world countries, fanny packs, rio dulce: January 6, 2008 Hola, Ted . . . First a question back to you: do you mean motorcycle or bicycle? Former is a bit risky, latter is a definite no-no, both involve long travel over less-than-ideal roads, and with sometimes limited infrastructure and accommodations....

Guatemala: taxi ou "taxi van" in Guatemala?, guatemala city, pacaya
guatemala city, pacaya, guatemalan: I would say it is safe but make sure you take an authorized one. The airport to the Tikal in is very close. Guatemala city to antigua you can reserve a shuttle as there are plenty of them going to Antigua this way you have somebody waiting for you. Now there...

Guatemala: American citizen living in Guatemala, guatemala, health insurance
guatemala, health insurance, importing car: Hi Melody, Well basically as tourist you can do what you want in terms of buying a house or importing a car and registering it here. Now for a business you will need to form an SA which is an stock option anonymous company, as as tourist you cannot work....

Guatemala: Driving from Oaxaca City to Guatemala City, guatemala, traveling with rented car
guatemala, traveling with rented car, safety: Hi Kate, I just know a little but I m happy to share it with you... First of all I don think you can drive a rented car from Mexico to Guatemala so first check that before anything else. I have a lots of friend who drive down from the US to Guatemala. And...

Guatemala: guatemala trip by bus, trip guatemala, security
trip guatemala, security, buses guatemala: HI Brady I won t be able to answer to all your questions but here are what I can say... Bus Routes... I know that you can do Mexico D to Tapachula then from Tapachula to Guatemala.It is non stop travel Where to stay? Maybe Guadalajara smaller than Mexico...

Guatemala: Tikal, puerto barrios, rio dulce
puerto barrios, rio dulce, linea dorada: Hire a chopper and fligh from Puerto Barrios to Sta Elena Airport then a private car to the park. You can also hire a minibus from Puerto Barrios (it depends how many people are with you) to TIkal Park in one shot. If you leave early in the morning you should...

Guatemala: We are hoping to drive from Cabo through Central America, guatemala, travel
guatemala, travel, car paper: HI Sarah, 1. I don t understand your question... as fast as reaching CR no problem but to come back depends your time, budget, how much time you want to spend on the road, at the different sites... 2. Safer place...? versus what? I would say El Salvador...

Guatemala: Caracol Escuela, waldorf teacher, little ones
waldorf teacher, little ones, central america: Hi Paule My daughters 6 and 8 go to Caracol. The school I think is open since 2 years. My daughters has only one more student in her class which I think is not enough for her... Being the oldest of the school she is kind of a leader to which all the kids...

Guatemala: DRIVING IN GUATEMALA, tapachula mexico, copan honduras
tapachula mexico, copan honduras, border of mexico: Hi Gail The best route I would say is the CA1 on the coast of Guatemala all the way to Escuintla then up to Guatemala and then direction Copan. I think you can do it in the same day if you cross the mexican border at Tapachula early... but remember it is...

Guatemala: Moving to Guatemala City (and finding a job!), lake atitlan, migrant farmworkers
lake atitlan, migrant farmworkers, liberal arts college: dear Lauren, I bet you have a hard time to find a well paid job here. It is a third world economy and no high wages... Your best bet is too create your own business or work for your boy friend family if they have businesses. You might want to look into the...

Guatemala: nahuala, boyfriends mom, back ground
boyfriends mom, back ground, public water: Hi Laura, I don t know where Nahuala get its water but by laws the cities have to chlorinate their public water. I don t know if they do it and how good the water is it. It should come from the mountain but you would have to take a sample of the water and...

Guatemala: Traveling withing Guatemala, guatemala city, santa helena
guatemala city, santa helena, bus companies: Hi Rebecca, Arriving mid morning in Guatemala City you should take a taxi to lineas doradas (http://www.tikalmayanworld.com/about/index.htm), or fuentes del norte (http://guatemalatips.com/2008/01/27/fdn-fuente-del-norte/) to get your bus for Peten, Santa...

Guatemala: travel from Merida to Tikal, importation taxes, guatemalan
importation taxes, guatemalan, merida: Hi Douglas. I can only speaks for the Guatemalan part You won t have any problem using your car in Guatemala as for one month you can drive it without paying importation taxes. Now insurance are not mandatory in Guatemala so you can drive without one. If...

Guatemala: Coban car rental, aurora airport, guatemala city
aurora airport, guatemala city, sleepy little town: February 14, 2008 Hola, Jena . . . Rental cars/vans/trucks are certainly more available in the capital, but perhaps you have been searching through international (or American) name companies such as Hertz, Budget, etc. They have offices in Guatemala,...

Guatemala: Driving in Guatemala, early morning flight, lake atilan
early morning flight, lake atilan, guatemala city: February 4, 2008 Hola, Amanda . . . Okay, be prepared for me to suggest alternatives to your plan . . . but still try to answer your inquiry. I suggest you think long and hard about driving from Tikal (Flores) back to the capital (via Coban, Atitlan...

Guatemala: School for 2nd grader and general safety, lake atitlan, innovative schools
Guatemala: School for 2nd grader and general safety, lake atitlan, innovative schools, caracol

Guatemala: map, mixco guatemala, affluent clientele
mixco guatemala, affluent clientele, hyphenated numbers: Hola, Erick . . . Find this address? Yes and no. First, a lesson in Guatemalan style addresses. Guatemala is divided into departments (roughly equivalent to US states) and Ciudad Guatemala is the Federal District (think Washington DC) but structurally...

Guatemala: School for 2nd grader and general safety, private school quality, waldorf curriculum
private school quality, waldorf curriculum, san marcos la laguna: HI Van, I personally leave in Santa Cruz and I have 2 daughters (6 and 8) living there also. Regarding the school you have 2 destinations. My daughters go to San Marcos La Laguna to Caracol School a waldorf curriculum base education. Because of the distance...

Guatemala: Tikal, myan ruins, early civilization
myan ruins, early civilization, time consumption: February 3, 2008 Hola, Erin Ten minus two equals eight. Okay, how to spend those eight days most rewardingly? Depends heavily on your priorities. If you are into archaeology, by all means include Tikal, in spite of the time and added cost of round-trip...

Guatemala: Travel from Puerto Barrios area to Poptun, puerto barrios, luis reyes
puerto barrios, luis reyes, panajachel: HI Robert I recommend you take contact with Mister Luis Reyes. His company is World Connection Tour based out of Guatemala, He can provide you with a quote for this service. Email wconnection@intelnet.net.gt and luisreyes@intelnet.net.gt, phone 502-24312012....

Guatemala: travel with children, lake atitlan, rocky hillside
lake atitlan, rocky hillside, coffee cultivation: February 29, 2008 Hola, Kate . . . Delighted that you had a good experience in Guatemala, and will be going back for more! It will be a special treat for your children. You have already been to my favorite destination, which is Antigua. We like to...

Guatemala: traveling with 5 year old, grape fruit seed extract, family style hotel
grape fruit seed extract, family style hotel, lake atitlan: HI Faye, Good for you that you want to take your daughter to travel to her country. Guatemala is full of children and you will find out people here love children. But there is not much to do for them as there is some many of them that they are not regarded...

Guatemala: volunteer ideas..., volunteer ideas, gulf of honduras
volunteer ideas, gulf of honduras, mayan woman: February 17, 2008 Hola, Amber . . . Volunteering in a needy society is a great service, but at the same time a great experience. You and your friends are to be commended. On the other hand, that is how I became acquainted in Guatemala in 1985, and...

Guatemala: volunteer work around Lake Atitlan, auto repair business, santa cruz la laguna
auto repair business, santa cruz la laguna, mayan woman: HI Amber, Great place to volunteer... Regarding the different specialities you have I would say start to contact Miss Pat Torpie at Friends of Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz La Laguna is a little village that need help and she has an organisation providing a lot...

Guatemala: 18 Year Old Daughter Volunteer, peten area, volunteer opportunies
peten area, volunteer opportunies, vet clinic: HI Kate, Well Arcas is known here to do a good work in the Peten area, more than that I cannot tell you as it is far away of my area of expertise. Will she be safe...? I guess if she doesn t get herself into trouble she will. Arcas have a base near Flores...

Guatemala: car insurance, fm3 visa, residency visa
fm3 visa, residency visa, mandatory insurance: Hi Craig, There is no such thing as insurance at the border to get in Guatemala. There is no mandatory insurance for car. Most of the people here don t have car insurance. La Mesilla you might find internet cafe and public phone but your best shot is to buy...

Guatemala: cost of high speed internet, cnn cnn, cnn international
cnn cnn, cnn international, guatemala city: March 6, 2008 Hola, Craig . . . I can help with some, but not all, of your questions. Although I have enjoyed television reception in many homes and hotels in Guatemala, that is totally without having my own subscription, so the cost is not something...

Guatemala: driving in Guatemala, patzun, guatemala city
patzun, guatemala city, construction line: Hi Steve Driving from Guatemala City to Antigua it is easy just follow the sign...Nice double way all the way to Antigua. From Antigua to Panajachel there is a lot of construction on the road and if you are lucky you can go through easily either you might...

Guatemala: driving in guatemala between antigua y tikal, rio dulce, taca airlines
rio dulce, taca airlines, guatemala city: March 6, 2008 Hola, Eliana . . . Guatemala City to Tikal? Not a good drive. Too far, roads not best, few accommodations or service along the way. From Antigua? Through Guatemala City anyhow. Two possible routes from GuatCity to Tikal. As is...

Guatemala: renting in Guatemala City, lake atitlan, list of realtors
lake atitlan, list of realtors, guatemala city: HI there, You want to be close to the school as zone 10 and 14 are not close by and you would need a car to go to school. ZOne 15 is a safe zone where there is what you need to sustain yourself, walking distance might be hard to get but biking distance for...

Guatemala: Safety - Returning with Adoptive Daughter, dangerous experiences, hotel aurora
dangerous experiences, hotel aurora, adoptive child: Hi Terry, If you stick to the place you plan to visit you will be fine. As they are very touristic areas where people are used to see foreigners and kids of different origins.Now about the rumors... well who knows. But I read the news paper everyday and I...

Guatemala: Travel to Antigua April 22 - May 6, hotel quinta, quinta de las flores
hotel quinta, quinta de las flores, hotel casa: Hi Sherie I don t know yet which Convention you are talking about. There is always a lot of activities in Antigua the Convention mostly keep the big hotels busy. Hotel Quinta de las Flores is located South East of town and might be a good option if the...

Guatemala: Car rental, guatemalan border, car rental agencies
guatemalan border, car rental agencies, guatemala city: Hi Craig, I don t think you will be able to find a car rental place near the guatemalan border, Most of the rental happens from the city or Antigua. Now you are better off to get a tourist shuttle to bring you to Antigua or Guatemala city to rent a car....

Guatemala: moving to guatemala, lago atitlan, gmail
lago atitlan, gmail, check www: HI Sky wolf I m the indicated person as I m a realtor around the lake, check www.realestateatitlan.com. NOw for regulation and pets contact Miss Ada Redondo she is a lawyer fluent in english that will be able to help you. At ada.redondo@gmail.com Best...

Guatemala: travel guatemala, lake atitlan, travel guatemala
lake atitlan, travel guatemala, spanish school: Well your best shot is too stay in Antigua for maybe 3 weeks, from there you could go to the pacific coast a week end at the surf spot, an other week end you can go to Tikal and your last week you can take a week class in Lake Atitlan and enjoy the lake and...

Guatemala: Walking to Antigua town, security agents, dangerous situations
security agents, dangerous situations, buttercup: Hi Buttercup, Good pick... I know la Quinta de las Flores... it is away from the center yes but the gardens and the views make it worth the walk,... Now regarding security the schedule you are mentioning is appropriate. There have been a lot of increase...

Guatemala: Driving in Guatemala, puerto barrios, mini buses
puerto barrios, mini buses, renting a van: Hi Terry Well considering where you want to go Antigua, Pana, Chichi, Rio Dulce you can easely do it yourself renting a van without a driver. these destinations are well indicated and you shouldn t be able to get lost... Anyway there is not many roads in...

Guatemala: Female traveling solo & transporation, lake atitlan, tourist buses
lake atitlan, tourist buses, copan honduras: Hi Tricia, For the list you want to visit and taking the tourist shuttle you will be find. Try to make friend with some people going in your same direction and try to travel during day times. I have met several women traveling alone without problems. You...

Guatemala: ? moving to Guatamala, guatemala city, panajachel
Guatemala: ? moving to Guatamala, guatemala city, panajachel, retirement

Guatemala: Guatemala car insurance, car insurance, lidia
car insurance, lidia, guatemala: Hi Genaro I work with a company that provides insurance. You can contact them by email and they will tell you how to proceed. You would be able to get insurance for the moment you drive in Guatemala Please contact Lidia at lceballos@conseguros.com.gt Let...

Guatemala: Hey, mayan spirituality, jehovah s witnesses
mayan spirituality, jehovah s witnesses, mayan period: The guatemalan people are divided in different ethnic groups. Historically the mayan people were the follower of a mayan spirituality herited from the Classic Mayan Period... Sacred calendar, solar calendar, rituals in phase with the earth. With the arrival...

Guatemala: living in Guatemala, gun culture, news paper
gun culture, news paper, bottled water: HI Sheila, I don t know particularly the area. Only through news paper. This area of the country is the east and they are famous to be people hot blooded. Gun culture and lots of drug related crime. Anyway you should go and spend some times to see if you...

Guatemala: ? moving to Guatamala, wireless modem, guatemala city
wireless modem, guatemala city, lake atitlan: HI Mary I m a realtor my self www.realestateatitlan.com I invite you to contact one of my friend couple they retired here last year so you can have first hand impression. COntact Patty at patriciabibb@mac.com SHe will be pleased to answer your email. It...

Guatemala: nahuala, guatemala, nahuala, fiance
nahuala, fiance, life style: Holla Laura, Nahuala is a very traditional village. I don t think that it is particularly dangerous... but you might have difficulties to adjust to the life style... If your parents in law have already 12 kids it means that the mother must be very traditional......

Guatemala: Relocating to Guatemala, family gatherings, hi aaron
family gatherings, hi aaron, guatemala city: Hi Aaron, Regarding your questions. 1) The locals are angry for work and knowledge. I don t think they would be to proud to wor for an American. African American I don t see it as an issue. 2) The predominant skin color ? I would say white... and tanned......

Guatemala: Rio Dulce versus Semuc Champey, island of birds, rio dulce
island of birds, rio dulce, guatemala city: Hi Lisa Well the Semuc Champey area is kind of remote and when you are there after bathing in the river not much to do.. I would say the Rio Dulce / Livingston. But I would go first to Copan with a shuttle directly so you can do the site the same day and...

Guatemala: Females in Guatamala, third world countries, fanny packs
third world countries, fanny packs, invitatio: August 5, 2008 Hola, Sonja . . . Sorry for delay in reply; was away to be with daughter after her surgery. Yes, mothers worry, and it makes no difference the age of the daughter (or son). Fathers worry too, and that includes me (re: my daughter)....

Guatemala: ferry, puerto barrios, insurance papers
puerto barrios, insurance papers, guatemala city: July 27, 2008 Hola, Alex . . . Of course I applaud your mentioning Guatemala as a main interest, mine also! I am only peripherally acquainted with the other CA countries, certainly not equally expert. The off-road areas of El Salvador, Honduras, and...

Guatemala: guatemala, guatemala city, neat experience
guatemala city, neat experience, breakfast experience: August 5, 2008 Otra vez, Harold . . . Sorry for delay in reply; was away to be with daughter after her surgery. My Guatemala experience? Read the AllExperts blurbs under Travel Guatemala, where you found me. In My Honest Opinion, that says it all....

Guatemala: Hostels in Guatemala, lago de atitlan, flores guatemala
lago de atitlan, flores guatemala, guatemala antigua: July 18, 2008 Hola, Colin . . . Are you the 19-year-old boyfriend of the 19-year-old girlfriend who asked similar information only a couple of days ago? Sounds familiar, but in either case, you can read my reply to her, whether in person or online....

Guatemala: Living in Antigua, instituto guatemalteco americano, degree in hospitality
instituto guatemalteco americano, degree in hospitality, hospitality administration: July 28, 2008 Hola, Nicole . . . Average salary? Hard to say, depends on whether you are angling for a professional position or a subsistence job. Since you have been to Antigua four times, you already know the local situation, that it is heavily...

Guatemala: Travel Central America Pet Hotels, flores guatemala, designer brand names
flores guatemala, designer brand names, primitive roads: July 13, 2008 Hola, Hazel . . . Much of the route you propose to travel is outside the area with which I’m familiar. But I would suggest that (1) if you plan on securing a rental car you might find crossing an international border is not permitted,...

Guatemala: Appropriate Dress, Small Children, Malaria Meds?, malaria pills, cultural norms
malaria pills, cultural norms, international travelers: August 5, 2008 Hola, Karen . . . Not only are you going to my favorite international destination, but you are sensitive to recognizing their cultural norms, and that is to be applauded. Too many international travelers stand out for their overly casual...

Guatemala: cost of MRIs in Guatemala, hospital la esperanza, lower back pain
hospital la esperanza, lower back pain, mris: HI Kristin Well I don t know much about medical equipment and cost of operation but this kind of instrument must be very expensive to import and operate therefore the price. Plus not so many lab or hospital have it making it expensive to use. That would be...

Guatemala: Helo with Guatemala Itenerary, san pedro la laguna, evening in the city
san pedro la laguna, evening in the city, lake atitlan: Hello Anne, You program is sites pack but doable... You are right the strech Coban - Atitlan might be long and you might end up in Xixi at the end of the market. I didn t do the road recently but right now it is raining and you might encounter bad weather...

Guatemala: OLPC Donations, santa cruz la laguna, obscure organization
santa cruz la laguna, obscure organization, responsible choices: Hi karen, I think you have a great idea. Education is fundamental to allow people to make informed and responsible choices. We have an organisation in Santa Cruz La Laguna that I invite you to contact the name is www.amigosdesantacruz.org and they do a...

Guatemala: return to guatemala, guatemalan, birth certificate
guatemalan, birth certificate, mexicans: Hi Sherry I m not sure but as a Guatemalan tourist crossing Mexico he should be able to use his Guatemalan Licence. There is plenty of Guatemalan crossing mexico with car everyday I think you have to pay in insurance when you get him to be able to cross the...

Guatemala: Travel In Quatemala, peten area, lake atitlan
peten area, lake atitlan, guatemala belize: HI Wayne I would say stay in the Park, go for sunset on temple 4 or mundo perdido, Sunrise ... very hard to see to much fog.. Flores - Antigua.. a day trip... I would recommend take a shuttle for tourist and go directly. The pullman service might be confortable...

Guatemala: Acquiring a car in Guatemala, guatemala, car
guatemala, car, insurance: Hi Gina, Well I see you have a good view of the situation But regarding the fact of buying a car I think you have the rights to do it as a tourist. In guatemala tourist have the same rights than the guatemalan citizen therefore you can buy a car in your...

Guatemala: Hello, guatemala, travel
guatemala, travel, rental car: Hello Luis, I would say not more dangerous than for me a foreigner living here. There is everyday a lot of people renting and traveling around the country. There is no particular attacks toward rental cars. If you travel during the day, in safe area and at...

Guatemala: Moving to guatemala, masters in social work, touristic place
masters in social work, touristic place, recent graduates: Well the minimum salary is for not educated people ... and it is the minimum. You might find that your and spouse skills will allow you to get better paid ... but what kind of opportunity you can find here... I don t know you have to start maybe checking with...

Guatemala: safety, medical volunteer, dear michael
medical volunteer, dear michael, dangerous areas: Dear Michael Guatemala is not has bad has the State department put it on their pages. I live here with 2 girls of 6 and 8 and I won t be here if security would be an issue. I m pretty sure that her college has everything under control and if you stay out...

Guatemala: Guatemala touring, Guatemala, Tikal
Guatemala, Tikal, Antigua: Hi Robert, I would go first to Antigua ,,, it is close to Guatemala City, then to Lake Atitlan, 2 1/2 hours drive and finish wit TIkal. I think one day for Tikal is enough for an introduction to Mayan Archeology .. stay more if you love it... As around Tikal...

Guatemala: Travel ing Abroad, Guatemala, Antigua Spanish School
Guatemala, Antigua Spanish School: Dear Tara, I don t know Quito but well Antigua... It was considered during the colonial time as one of the best town in the new world with Mexico and Lima (Peru) . Still it is gorgeous... colonial streets, with volcanoes views sometimes with eruption......

Guatemala: work permit Panajachel, hand reflexology, casual basis
hand reflexology, casual basis, gringos: Hi Trese, Well if you stay a few month you would say that you could go without working permit. As a tourist you cannot work but as many foreigners you can work discreetly as the government doesn´t have too much control. More things to do than chasing the...

Guatemala: Car hire and bus journey, santa elena, bus journey
santa elena, bus journey, guatemala city: HI Peter, There is no way to hire a car at the border of Belize with Guatemala. You might check with http://www.alfatravelguide.com/english/gt/bgtaDet.asp?id=603 to see if you rent a car and have it waiting for you at the border. Now you are also very...

Guatemala: Car hire and bus journey, maca, good advice
Guatemala: Car hire and bus journey, maca, good advice, gc

Guatemala: Moving back to Guatemala from US, immigration situation, guatemala ciudad
immigration situation, guatemala ciudad, migratory status: Hi Jennifer, I heard about Jardines de Tulam Tzu a nice project Z7 I don t know but it doesn t come up in the paper as being a particular bad place so it is a good poin. San Carlos is the national public university and Landivar is a Jesuite UNiversity......

Guatemala: Postal Service in Guatemala, guatemala city, postal office
guatemala city, postal office, office location: Hi Lynn There is several postal office location in Guatemala Check there website http://www.elcorreo.com.gt/elcorreo/index.php they have maps with locations On the right click Nuestras Agencias and you will have to put the city Guatemala in Seleccione...

Guatemala: RENTAL, t travel, ca1
t travel, ca1, tapachula: Hi Piet, Coming from Tapachula I would recommend the CA2 which is parallel at CA1 but on the pacific coast go to Escuintla arriving at Escuintla take Antigua this way you don t have to go through the high lands. The road is good, some parts it is a divided...

Guatemala: please help me, migration web, usa citizen
migration web, usa citizen, direccion de correo: Dear Elsa, It took me some times to answer your question sorry... My advice is for you to check the migration web site in Guatemala http://www.migracion.gob.gt/ tiennen una direccion de correo para contactarlos Tambien puede contactar the following lawyer...

Guatemala: Travel to Guatemala, guatemalan children, tourist areas
guatemalan children, tourist areas, chichi: dear Janine, What a great gift you give them... and contempling to take them here is a great idea.. There is no particular risk if you stay in the classic tourist areas Antigua, Atitlan, Chichi, Tikal,... A lot of people travel with adopted kids and they...

Guatemala: Automobile insurance, automobile insurance, liability insurance
automobile insurance, liability insurance, insurance company: HI Jay, Well one thing which helps is to have an international driving license http://www.idlicense.com/?gclid=CL75yZuE7Z4CFQghnAod_A2jJQ This way you don t have to produce your US license. Regarding insurance ... well in Guatemala it is not mandatory...

Guatemala: finding someone, lote 20, loma blanca
lote 20, loma blanca, seperate occasions: Dear Shirlene, Well the address look correct to me... ZOne 21 is one of the most dangerous zone in the area...Maybe you could send a certified letter either by regular mail or through private courrier and see if she gets it... You could also ask Guatemala...

Guatemala: Guatemala Itinerary Advice, finca el paraiso, biotopo del quetzal
finca el paraiso, biotopo del quetzal, castillo san felipe: Hi Dan, Always happy to help... Your itinerary sounds good and covers a lot of ground... Antigua - Pacaya nothing to say Lake Atitlan... I live in Sta Cruz so I would recommend Sta Cruz... lots of nice little hotels like Islaverde (www.islaverdeatitlan.com)...

Guatemala: Moving to Guate, migration status, ansers
migration status, ansers, work visa: Dear Tiffany, Well if you are married I would say get your residency right away this way you don t have to ask for work permit. Regarding work well it all depends at what you are good at... here immigration and the company are not very regarding about...

Guatemala: Private driver, private driver, maca
private driver, maca, guatemala: Dear Jeff I use 2 drivers one named Jairo Maca , he has is own bus and he speaks some english but he is very trustable and knowledgable. jairo Maca macamurcia@yahoo.com and Juan Rosales , same situation just he doesn t have email just phone # which I...

Guatemala: travel from flores to belize city, express bus service, city buses
express bus service, city buses, swing bridge: Hi Lilly You can check this company http://www.lineadorada.info/ EXPRESS BUS SCHEDULE �ORES / BELIZE / CHETUMAL Two Guatemalan bus companies, San Juan Express Bus Service and Linea Dorada, provide bus service between Flores, Belize City and Chetumal;...

Guatemala: Safety, south american countries, tourist buses
south american countries, tourist buses, canadian tourists: Well I would advise to stick to the tourist buses. There is no particularly increase in the violence but it is a question of luck. I know a lot of people traveling with their children like you and they are doing fine. The drug war in Mexico have not been...

Guatemala: driving in guatemala, Guatemala, driving
Guatemala, driving, Lake Atitlan: Hi Eric, You can drive around if you respect some rules... Not driving after 1800, stay on main road and touristic areas.. for example you can drive to Antigua, lake Atitlan, Quetzaltenango... Around the lake from Panajachel to Santa Catarina , San Antonio...

Guatemala: mailing address standards in Guatemala, san lucas sacatepequez, aldea san juan
san lucas sacatepequez, aldea san juan, colonia san isidro: Well they will all make it I think If you go to this link you will be able to find the postal code of each village... http://www.elcorreo.com.gt/elcorreo/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=59 Let me know if you have problems Best A...

Guatemala: Visa to live in Guatemala, colombia south america, immigration web
colombia south america, immigration web, tourist visa: Hi Emily You bet it can be complicated to get the right visa... Well if you come under a tourist visa you can stay 3 months than renew it for 3 months without having to come out of the country. But if you are legally married with a Guatemalan I would go...

Guatemala: live,workand play in guatemala, lake atitlan, laguna lake
lake atitlan, laguna lake, ill need: Hi Rodney, The room for rent are located in Sta Cruz La Laguna, lake atitlan, where I live. Learning spanish you can contact this person who has a spanish school in Sta Cruz is a local and have different formula or can tailored something for you is name...

Guatemala: Moving, antigua guatemala, communication consultant
antigua guatemala, communication consultant, de ruiz: Hi Kirsty Small dog and cat have their paper in order. If you want more information of what Guatemala needs check with the nearest guatemalan consulat. Regarding your boy friend working well if you have a tourist visa you cannot work, any work would have...

Guatemala: Moving to Guatemala, west coast usa, lake atitlan
west coast usa, lake atitlan, puerto quetzal: They are all right , because you bring used stuff it is to the Custom Agent to put an arbitrary price on your things. And on that you will pay import tax and 12% on that. So you might end up with a stiff amount. Why not consider to make a garage sale of your...

Guatemala: Retirement in Guatemala, guatemalan consulate, guatemala city
guatemalan consulate, guatemala city, retirement communities: Dear Martha, She definitively should contact the Guatemalan Consulate... maybe she can get a Guatemalan Passport, she should ask first for that...As if she got it no needs for visa. I don t know of a web site for retired people.Now regarding reasonable price...

Guatemala: relocation, Guatemala retirement
Guatemala retirement: Hi Angela, When you mean you want to move? Do you mean permanently or come and spend some months here as a tourist... If you come as a tourist you can stay for 6 months on a 3 month tourist visa renewable then leave the country and come back for another...

Guatemala: safety advice, peace corps fellows, fellow volunteer
peace corps fellows, fellow volunteer, safety advice: Dear Sarah, Well I would say if you made it in Jamaica you will be fine here. No reason to believe that you would have a bad time in Guatemala. Stay in the tourist places and you will have a wonderful time. Any way you should ask your Peace Corps fellows...

Guatemala: Travelling with toddler and getting around, san juan pr, backup option
san juan pr, backup option, local transport: I would say in Panajachel the nature reserve with their zip line, also in Tzununa there is a new zip line with small hotel, local food eat in the center of the market of Chichi or at the market of Panajachel, non tourist locations??? well I don t know what...

Guatemala: Worried about living in Guatemala, immigration advice, words of encouragement
immigration advice, words of encouragement, border to border: Hi Nicole, great that you speak some spanish it helps... entering Guatemala by car through Mexico is not a problem from border to border driving 12 hours takes 2 days. Now going to the US Embassy for him I guess ... you have to ask your embassy. Dangerous...

Guatemala: moving to Guatemala, migration web, guatemala xela
migration web, guatemala xela, dual citizenship: Hi Michael, Congratulation... Guatemala is a great place to retire... If your wife is born in Guatemala she hasn t lost a nationality. She can be dual. She is a citizen of Guatemala therefore not a resident but a Guatemalan. For these kind of questions...

Guatemala: Renting with dogs, santa cruz la laguna, dear elizabeth
santa cruz la laguna, dear elizabeth, small dogs: Dear Elizabeth I have some small rentals in Panajachel www.rentalsatitlan.com,but you should also consider Santa Cruz La Laguna a comunity of artist with many small rentals options at this link http://cynthiadavis.com/Santa_Cruz_la_Laguna.html Some will...

Guatemala: Art School, graphic training, private universities
graphic training, private universities, graduating high school: Hi Marcos, I m not aware of a cartoonist school in Guatemala, there are a lot of private university with Graphic training... and the national ones... you can contact this person who is studying graphic art and ask her if she has better info on what you are...

Guatemala: Birth Certificate from Guatemala, guatemala birth certificate
guatemala birth certificate: Dear Cliff I will be glad to refer you to my attorney Miss Ada Redondo she speaks fluent English and can help you to get your copy of the birth certificate. I don t think that you can get it directly as in the States but I m sure she will help you let ...

Guatemala: Driving from US to Guate with 3 dogs, mexican customs, mexican consulate
mexican customs, mexican consulate, guatemalan: Hi Jill Well you have been victim of discrimination from the part of the consulate. Maybe they are jealous about your friend Guatemalan, also Mexican sometimes don t like particularly Guatemalan.... The answer you got when you call I would bet is the good...

Guatemala: Birth Certificate from Guatemala, birth certificate, e mail
Guatemala: Birth Certificate from Guatemala, birth certificate, e mail, guatemala

Guatemala: Mail service, guatemala post service
guatemala post service: HI Jim, you can address your questions directly to http://www.elcorreo.com.gt/elcorreo/index.php El correo is a Canadian company which as the contract to distribute the mail in Guatemala. There service is pretty good, not too fast. You can have your mail...

Guatemala: postal services in Guatamala, birth certificate, postal services
birth certificate, postal services, legal document: well the post office cannot read into the letter.... so it goes like anyother envelop. Now I don t know if it is possible here to have a birth certificate being send directly from a Civil Office from a town... You might need some body to collect the birth...

Guatemala: Student looking for a fun Guatemalan town to spend summer in!, little freedom, backpacker hotel
little freedom, backpacker hotel, laguna lake: Hi Erin Great idea... I recommend you to check with La iguana Perdida a diving center and backpacker hotel and restaurant in Sta Cruz La Laguna, Lake Atitlan. They are always looking for staff and provide them with room and board. Contact Daves at hellodeedle@yahoo.com...

Guatemala: safety in guatemala, lake atitlan, prime target
lake atitlan, prime target, gang violence: Dear Sally, Well I don t know where you mean by rural areas... I live on lake Atitlan shore and it is in the high lands. Tourist destination but still very rural... and I have 2 daughters 7 and 9 and a kid 8 who all live here and go to school everyday. And...

Guatemala: Traveling from Guatemala to Belize, Guatemala tikal belize
Guatemala tikal belize: Hola Mikela, From Atitlan you would have to take a shuttle to Antigua First. Then from Antigua you go to Guatemala city to take a bus to Flores. http://tikalmayanworld.com or fuentes del norte http://www.deguate.com/infocentros/turismo/transporteextraurbano.shtml...

Guatemala: Buying and selling a car in Guatemala, customs documents, car paper
customs documents, car paper, selling a car: It is possible to buy a cheap car here you will need to register with the tax department to get a NIT number (a tax number)It might takes some times to get the car paper in your name Now going with the car to COsta Rica it shouldn t be a problem Maybe it...

Guatemala: Safety in Guatemala, city buses, greyhound bus
Guatemala: Safety in Guatemala, city buses, greyhound bus, guatemala city

Guatemala: to find out if this address is correct, el porvenir, mail post
el porvenir, mail post, nansi: Dear Kristy I think your address should go this way Nansi Lisaben Rivera Barrio El Porvenir Media Cuadra al frente de Ypalteco La Libertad Peten 17005 Guatemala GT You can also contact the Guatemalan mail post http://www.elcorreo.com.gt/...

Guatemala: Health, kidney infections, kidney problems
kidney infections, kidney problems, guatemala city: Dear Renee, There is very good hospital and doctor in Guatemala city, most of them trained in the States. Medecines yes you can get a lot over the counter without prescription. but it depends what medecine couldn t say at the moment if yours is available...

Guatemala: Moving to Guate, household goods, kestrel
household goods, kestrel, freight forwarder: Hi Leslie So glad to hear you have found a place to start a new home. As for moving: The shipper from the US I used was Kestrel-Liner. Our contact in Miami is: Carlos Pastor, carlosp@kestrel-liner.com, 305-805-7651. I believe they ship out of Galveston...

Guatemala: mayan or aztec symbols, aztec symbols, symbolism
aztec symbols, symbolism, symbole: Well I m sure you tried some books on mayan or aztec symbolism... But I m sure these guys had one either for love or marriage... MArriages in these times were States affairs and love was not yet invented as we know it... If I see something I will let you...

Guatemala: Safety in Guatemala, guatemala city, dear jill
guatemala city, dear jill, city suburbs: Dear Jill, There is no particular actions against US citizens. Most of the problems mentioned about murders or rapes are casual incidents in different areas sometimes touristic destinations like volcanos, or remote rural areas.. But if you stick to the...

Guatemala: Advice on road trip, volcan de fuego, lake atitlan
volcan de fuego, lake atitlan, planning a road trip: In panajachel I would recommend hotel dos mundos, hotel primavera, hotel Posada Don Rodrigo Regarding the boat , well there is plenty of boat at the public beach that you can hire for a tour now El volcan de Fuego... thermal mud... Never heard of it around...

Guatemala: Auto insurance, owner ship, responsability
owner ship, responsability, auto insurance: HI Larry, Yes there is a new product for tourist. It is a one month policy, this cover only section 2 which is civil responsability for up to Q 100,000 the total amount of the cost is Q 588.00 and it is for 15 days. To proceed it you need to feel a form,...

Guatemala: driving to guate, guatemalan embassy, place hotel
guatemalan embassy, place hotel, safe place: Hi Abel Driving down your car is not crazy, just make sure to stop before night in a safe place (hotel with guarded parking) in Mexico and for the dog you should ask your nearest Guatemalan embassy if he has his paper in order (vaccinations) it shouldn t...

Guatemala: Considering moving to Guatemala., trabajo en guatemala, el universo
trabajo en guatemala, el universo, encantos: Zona 10 no puede ser mejor zona... Yo buscaria un appartamento en esta zona 0 14 o 9... Carretera al Salvador tienes que usar carro y el trafico es terrible igual Boca del Monte.. El miedo no puede guiar tu destino...acceptas el chance por lo que es......

Guatemala: Moving to Antigua, toyota highlander, violence issues
Guatemala: Moving to Antigua, toyota highlander, violence issues, gringo

Guatemala: Moving to Antigua, cute apartment, toyota avalon
cute apartment, toyota avalon, number one car: Hi Brittney.... Toyota Avallon.. Well this particular models I don t know if it is a big target for robbery.. But Toyota is the number one car dealer in Guatemala and the most brand robbed... So it might be better to sell it (safe you the pain to drive...

Guatemala: CANCER, discontrol, la esperanza
discontrol, la esperanza, private hospital: Hi William, Sorry to hear about that... Well she can go to the national public hospital and tried to get them but not sure as right now they are in kind of total discontrol. In private hospital like Centro Medico and Hospital UNiversitario La Esperanza as...

Guatemala: car insurance, e mail, lidia
e mail, lidia, leas: I got Delmy Cazun personally and she never received any email Here are her information Delmy Cazún de Cruz Líneas Corporativas E-mail dcazun@conseguros.com.gt Extensión 8833 Tels. Directos (502) 2429-8833, 2423-8833 Fax Directo (502) 23392596 Hope...

Guatemala: Birth Certificate, son craig, craig charles
son craig, craig charles, adoption papers: Dear Kenneth, Well it is a bit out of my expertise but I think you should contact a lawyer for that... contact Miss Lisbeth De Aparicio and explain your case and she might be able to tell you how to proceed. Licda. Lisbeth Escobar de Aparicio email...

Guatemala: Guatemala postal service, importation taxes, christmas goodies
importation taxes, christmas goodies, anmarie: Dear AnMarie, There is a size and weight under which you don t pay any importation taxes. Now I personally have the same problem as I m 2 hours away from the main post office where the packages (which are bigger than the size under which they are not...

Guatemala: moving to Guatemala, new institution, merry christmas
new institution, merry christmas, lisbeth: Dear Nicole, You can get married with him for sure in Guatemala. And it would help to get residency. Now the civil registry as changed and it is run now by an entity called RENAP. I advise you to check with a local lawyer how this new institution handle...

Guatemala: travel central america with child, shoestring budget, rain coat
shoestring budget, rain coat, guatemal: Hi John, Traveling with a kid is easy around here the locals love kids. Be sure to always drink water from a safe source (bottled water, hotel...) better if you bring your own filter so you can filter you own water in case of doubt. Take also sunscreen, mosquito...

Guatemala: retireing too Guatemala, social security retirement, social security check
social security retirement, social security check, social security system: Hi Gary, COngratulation Great pick Regarding your social security payment I m not an expert on that I would say contact the Social Security system but from my friends retired here , Americans, I know they get their social security check. Regarding medical...

Guatemala: Family visiting Guatemala, san marcos la laguna, hotel aurora
san marcos la laguna, hotel aurora, guatemala city: Well Santa Cruz Kids goes to Ama School in Panajachel I have 2 girls who go to San Marcos escuela Caracol and one boy going to Pana. There is like 8 kids in Sta Cruz going to School to Pana. Santa Cruz is different from San Marcos, no car access, less...

Guatemala: Moving to Guate, guatemalan consulate, residence visa
guatemalan consulate, residence visa, work visa: Hi Dustin, In order for you to be able to work legally you will need to apply for temporary residency first then for a working permit. It all depends of your working field. I strongly advise you to contact the Guatemalan consulate near your town, Check...

Guatemala: Teens traveling to Xela, spanish language school, lake atitlan
spanish language school, lake atitlan, guatemala city: Hi Jen, That s sound a great idea... I did the same 20 years ago and never left Lake Atitlan. This country is fantastic but not completely safe. I have 2 daughters 8 and 10 and a boy of 8 from my partner and we are doing fine. In their particular situation...

Guatemala: Bus travel in guatemala, guatemala travel, santa elena
guatemala travel, santa elena, melchor de mencos: Hi Liane, There is no direct bus from Melchor de Mencos to Guatemala. You have to go first to Santa Elena. So it is better for you if you originate your trip from Belize City to take for example Linea Dorada (http://www.tikalmayanworld.com/buses/index.htm)...

Guatemala: Ciudad San Cristobal, Mixco, pan american highway, guatemala city
pan american highway, guatemala city, city suburbs: Hi James, What kind of information you are looking... I would say no information good news.... Ciudad San Cristobal is a suburb of good quality. No particularly subject to violence. I drive around there sometimes and don t feel afraid... but get to know...

Guatemala: Melchor de Mencos, melchor de mencos, lake atitlan
melchor de mencos, lake atitlan, guatemalan: Dear John, I m working the Lake Atitlan area so I cannot help you.. but I advise you to contact the Guatemalan chamber of Real Estate agent where you will find who works this area.. http://www.bienesraices.com.gt/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1 ...

Guatemala: MRI's in Guatemala, mri, e mail
mri, e mail, guatemala: Hi Jimmy I don t have the cost of MRI s at end but I invite you to contact directly the hospital check the following ones http://www.hospitalesperanza.com/ http://www.centromedico.com.gt/ http://www.medicaltourismguatemala.com/hospitals/el-pilar/ One...

Guatemala: mail address, zona 12, guatemala city
zona 12, guatemala city, mail address: Dear Carolyn, Quite not enough information.. would need full name , avenue or street... you might know if this persons as relation with a company, a church, ... any other group that might know her... Sorry to not be able to help you better Armand ...

Guatemala: Post Revolution, guatemalan culture, military dictators
guatemalan culture, military dictators, demographic explosion: Well it is as open as any third world country welcoming foreigners for the economic opportunities they are bringing with them... Living here for 20 years I have rarely been victim of racist talks. Guatemala is already a big mix o cultures... The mayan divided...

Guatemala: Guatemala Address Format, numbers and words, quetzaltenango
numbers and words, quetzaltenango, address format: Ok you have it all It should be labeled this way First Name SHAY CCCCCC Then NUmber 01-01 Then Calle for example 3ra calle Then Zona in your case it seems to be Zona 1 Then City in your case Quetzaltenango Postal Code 09001 ( 09...

Guatemala: rental, maps guatemala, lake atitlan
maps guatemala, lake atitlan, san marcos la laguna: HI Piet, Well I wouldn t say it is unsafe to travel in Guatemala... if you respect some basic security rules... Don t drive at night, don t get lost in bad neighborhood...so get your maps... Guatemala is a small country and you can cross it in one day......

Guatemala: Born in Guatemala Raised in USA., life opportunity, business lifestyle
life opportunity, business lifestyle, alliance offices: Dear Mynor, THks for sharing your worries.... and if you allow me I will try to give you some tools to deal it in a more positively way than being terrified ..... Never let your life be ruled by fair... there is no place for that....Never doubt that...

Guatemala: Living whith children (good schools,hospitals,etc...) & cable internet information, san pedro la laguna, lake san marcos
san pedro la laguna, lake san marcos, best hospitals: Hi Albert, Very long questions... next time split it in various ones easier to address... Voy a seguir en Espanol... Escuelas... mi hijas van en San Marcos La Laguna... escuela Caracole... En San Pedro tengo unos amigos que mandan sus hijos a una escuela...

Guatemala: traveling family w 12 yrs old, lake atitlan region, spanish language class
lake atitlan region, spanish language class, mayan villages: Dear Cathy, I would say choose Lake Atitlan region for example... I would say land in Guatemala, go to Antigua , the most beautiful colonial town of Guatemala, then from there head to Atitlan. Use is as a base to visit the lake villages, Chichicastenango,...

Guatemala: Car insurance to Guatemala, car insurance, armand
car insurance, armand, houston tx: Dear Patricia, I invite you to contact Miss Delmy Cazun Delmy Cazun dcazun@conseguros.com.gt She will provide you with the information to get car insurance for a tourist Let me know if it works or if you have difficulties reaching her Best Arman...

Guatemala: From Denver to Guatemala, real estate in antigua, vw bugs
real estate in antigua, vw bugs, us economics: Hi David, I m glad you can use some information posted... To drive down is not that crazy at all... and I would say by a VW in the states bring it down and sell it here... Real Estate Market in Antigua is very active and competitive the slow down in the...

Guatemala: Driving from Vancouver, BC to Guatemala, chimaltenango guatemala, vancouver bc
chimaltenango guatemala, vancouver bc, google: I would say stay on the main road. use google maps. Chimaltenango is on the CA 1 interamerican High way you cannot miss it... Look at the weather before coming as we have been experimenting a lot of rain and the road have been damaged almost everyday have...

Guatemala: Correct address format for sending to Guatemala, san juan sacatepequez, guatemala ciudad
san juan sacatepequez, guatemala ciudad, c sector: Looks good I would put it this way Colonia El Eden Lote 18 Manzana C Sector 3A Ciudad Quetzal San Juan Sacatepequez 03000 You See San Juan Sacatepequez is not in Guatemala Ciudad And Ciudad Quetzal doesn t show in the department towns So the postal...

Guatemala: dogs, guatemala, import
guatemala, import, dog: HI Megan, You need to have all your vaccinations in order. And the best is to contact your nearest guatemalan consulate so they can indicate you what you need exactly in order to bring your dog with you.. But it is not something difficult as I know a lot...

Guatemala: family records, records of birth, birth certificates
records of birth, birth certificates, birth and death: Hi Bea It is not much of my field but I have never heard about a web site dedicated for that Now you can consult with RENAP the new entity in charge of civil registry and they have the records of birth and death of the people but you need to know where...

Guatemala: Real Estate Lawyer, real estate lawyer, lake atitlan
real estate lawyer, lake atitlan, guatemala city: Dear Jessica, The lawyer I work with are so far honest... You have to know that in Guatemala the lawyer are also notary and they are the notary who do the paper for real estate affairs.. But I m giving you 2 lawyers I work with I don t know where in...

Guatemala: Traveling to Guatemala in March, santa cruz del quiche, rio dulce
santa cruz del quiche, rio dulce, guatemala city: Hi Eddie, Renting a car... good ideas just make sure you can take the car to Tikal some rentals company doesn t allow it... maybe they have change the rules... just check it out.. Now in one week if you want to do...Beaches..well when you are in San Felipe...

Guatemala: Guatemala, lake atitlan, language immersion
lake atitlan, language immersion, guatemala city: Hi Justin, Congratulation... Are you going to stay in Guatemala City? If it is the case well I m sure you will be in a nice area. It is a dangerous indeed in certain areas but if you stay in the best zones you will be fine. Now in 6 weeks you will be able...

Guatemala: Questions about Purchasing Property, atitlan, real estate
atitlan, real estate, guatemala: Hi James, First of all my main activity is real estate in Lake Atitlan, so if you need help to locate something in Panajachel let me know or check my web site... www.realestateatitlan.com. (sorry for the AD) So you can understand where my expertise come...

Guatemala: Health Insurance, dual citizenship, guatemala city
dual citizenship, guatemala city, finding health: hi Barry Well when you are in Guatemala you can get quote from several health insurance.. And I m sure you will find one that go with your budget... BUt it will a be a local ones... and health services are US standard in the Hospital in Guatemala City....

Guatemala: Lake Atitlan, lake atitlan, real estate values
lake atitlan, real estate values, algae blooms: HI Don, Great idea and location to retire. The cianobacteria is still in the water and will stay for a while as it is normal to encounter it in water. Now the conditions to make bloom again are not meet so far so we didn t experience a new blooming since...

Guatemala: Moving to Guatemala, guatemala ciudad, embassy travel
guatemala ciudad, embassy travel, la esperanza: Hi Maria, Well Guatemala sounds bad through the news and US embassy travel advisory... but still I go to the City (we call Guatemala Ciudad the City) every week and I never had a problem... There are areas where definitively I wouldn t live (Zona 1,2,5,6,18,21...)...

Guatemala: housing in the City, lake atitlan, guatemala city
lake atitlan, guatemala city, high rises: Hi Leslie, My area of work is Lake Atitlan but I would like to recommend you to contact the Chamber of Realtor in Guatemala where for sure they will provide you with several companies to help you locate what you need. Let me know if it doesn t work. http://www.bienesraices.com.gt/...

Guatemala: missed daughther in 1987, colonia santa elena, colonia centro
colonia santa elena, colonia centro, private detective: Hola Tito, The best way I would say is to contact a lawyer or a private detective. With her full name and mother name there is a high chance to be able to locate them. Contact Miss Lisbeth Aparicio a lawyer in the city friend of mine and talk with her about...

Guatemala: SALT LAKE CITY TO GUATEMALA, accurate maps, usa citizen
accurate maps, usa citizen, mexican police: Hi Peter... Never did the road but had friends who had done it. I would say try to avoid the areas of most conflict right now with the Narcos... so go through Chetumal, then Belize and Guatemala. or the other side Baja California along the coast, Acapulco,...

Guatemala: traveling to Guatemala for about 10 months to stay, guatemala city, spanish school
guatemala city, spanish school, guatemalan: Hi Sylvia, I have some houses for rent in the price ranges you want check my rental site at www.rentalsatitlan.com. Maybe not in San Marcos but close by...Look at SANMARR 05 price can come down for long term rental. Regarding jobs being in a tourist visa...

Guatemala: desperate to get out of the U.S, dear elizabeth, teachers aide
dear elizabeth, teachers aide, elizabeth ward: Dear Elizabeth... Why would you want to move to Guatemala with such conditions.. With the 72 yr old man here you won t have insurance from the government maybe able to attend the public hospital but not great place to be... if anything health issues happen...

Guatemala: the level of the lake, lake atitlan, retire lake atitlan
lake atitlan, retire lake atitlan: Hi Ray, Unfortunately there is not much study done on the lake level variations. But lately came up this study http://www.servirglobal.net/tabid/335/Article/1047/changes-in-lake-atitlan-guatemala-analyzed-with-high-and-medium-resolution-imag.aspx I have...

Guatemala: Safety, guatemala, volunteer
guatemala, volunteer, safety: Hi, Not knowing where you will be in Guatemala city it is hard to know what would be your environment... but for sure avoid zone 5,6,18 to 21 the best zone to live are zone 10,13,14,15,16 . The city is dangerous in certain areas like any big cities if you...

Guatemala: Becoming a Real Estate Agent in Guatemala, guatemala realtor license
guatemala realtor license: Dear Jessi, In Guatemala until very recently you didn t need anything to be a real estate agent (here called corredor de bienes raices), but the 15th of november the government published a new license specifically directed to the realtor... For the moment...

Guatemala: about getting a copy of my step son birthcertifacte, national registry, guatemalan
national registry, guatemalan, birth certificate: Dear Toni, A copy of what you are trying to get? If it is of a birth certificate you should consult with Renap, the national registry of the Guatemalan people http://www.renap.gob.gt/ they will be able to direct you where to get what you want.. Best...

Guatemala: Slang Words for MONEY, slang words for money, lenes
slang words for money, lenes, pasta: Hi Diana, Pisto is the most used Chenca is for a quarter Pistillo little change Feria never heard of it La papa yes the money plata also for the money generally Mosca never heard of it Pasta for money Lenes for cents necesito unos lenes...

Guatemala: canadian vehicle, importation taxes, immigration office
importation taxes, immigration office, tourist visa: Regarding the idea of bringing down a car and some household items... I don t know if it is worth it.. if you like to drive and are willing to do it I would say yes. Here most of the house come equiped so I don t know how much household items you will need......

Guatemala: english, speaking english, guatemalan
speaking english, guatemalan, spanish speaking: Dear Shelley, Hard to say as I don t know your personality.. but let say you believe people are good generally speaking then no you won t be taken advantage more than any other tourist... as for example you will be paying Q 15 to go from Pana to Santa Cruz...

Guatemala: Maximon, maximon, interesting things
Guatemala: Maximon, maximon, interesting things, several times

Guatemala: Guatemala, hospital la esperanza, centro medico
hospital la esperanza, centro medico, health complications: Hi Maria, For school and health system in Safe zones I don t know much.. but public school in Guatemala are not a place I would like to put my children the level is too low... health system same... public hospital would be my last resort... You have to...

Guatemala: Maximon, san juan la laguna, mayan god
san juan la laguna, mayan god, iztapa: Hi Alondra Maximon is not a god but an idol venere by the mayan... THere is 7 of them around the country.. I know the one next to Antigua at San Andres Iztapa... which is more ladino than mayan.. There is 2 around the lake one in Santiago Atitlan very traditional...

Guatemala: I have a question, guatemala city, employment market
guatemala city, employment market, guatemalan: Hola Karina, Primero pienso que deberia buscar la manera de obtener la nacionalidad Guatemalteca ya que sus padres eran guatemaltecos. Porque de venir asi siendo Estado Unidense solo seria como turista... Al menos que tenga la nacionalidad Guatemalteca......

Guatemala: i want to move to guatemala, lake atitlan, guatemala city
lake atitlan, guatemala city, tourist visa: Hi Karina, Not knowing what is your career it is hard to say if you could work... First of all arriving on a tourist visa you can t work.. (as in your country) so you could find temporary work with expat businesses... if you plan to move hear permanently...

Guatemala: Pregnant daughter moving to Guatamala, pregnant daughter, getting a job
pregnant daughter, getting a job, strange ways: Dear Andree, This is not quite my area of expertise. But I can give you some feeling about it... If you daughters have already a job on the line that s a great news. Regarding her partner if he has been able to go all the way to the US it means he is a...

Guatemala: real estate license
Dear Clare, In Guatemala to be a realtor you have to get a license from the ministry of economy. For that you need to be a legal resident of Guatemala. I m myself a member of the Guatemalan Chamber of Realtor and we have appealed this license but it is...

Guatemala: f/u to previous planning question
The advantage of staying at the park are - you arrive on the site before the bus tours.. - less people - for the sunrise if it is clowdy you won t see much - if you like the mayan history and wants to take your time better to stay at the site Flores......

Guatemala: trip planning, Antigua, Lake Atitlan
Antigua, Lake Atitlan, Tikal: HI Fay, Yes it is very doable... In Antigua you could arrive in the evening spend a day and half to visit then go to Atitlan.. In Atitlan you can spend a couple of days depending your interests... visit also the village of Chichicastenango.. Then go...

Guatemala: bringing in car, bad shape, gob
bad shape, gob, 10 years: Hi Steve, Yes you can register your car here... and check the tax at this link http://portal.sat.gob.gt/sitio/index.php/impuestos/vehiculos.html Donwload this table Acuerdo 16-2012 Tabla ISCV Yes you can t import a car older than 10 years.. it is...

Guatemala: resident visa, guatemalan consulate, resident visa
guatemalan consulate, resident visa, visa application: HI Kathy, If you marry a guatemalan it will be easier for you to get residency and you should be able to get permanent residency right away being married. And with that you won t need a working permit. Yes to do the residency you need birth certificate...

Guatemala: Auto insurance fr Guatemala, rickel, neas
rickel, neas, yahoo es: HI Bill, You can contact the following agent Mister Melvin Tercero melvintercero@yahoo.es o Ana Gudiel de Barrera Depto. Líneas Corporativas E-mail agudiel@conseguros.com.gt Extensión: 8816 Tel. Directo (502) 2429-8816 y 2423-8816 Fax Directo...

Guatemala: buying a car in Guatemala, good cars, car lot
good cars, car lot, incidentals: Hi Kim, Yes it is much more interesting to buy a used one here than going through the importacion process.. Plus a car more than 10 years old you can import it.. No to buy a car if you know about mecanics you could check the classified of Prensa Libre and...

Guatemala: school in Pana, bilingual school, panajachel
bilingual school, panajachel, planning a trip: Hi Jules, I know PCI because friends of mine are members of the board and also my daughters is going to enter 7th grade next year. It is a great school for kids, the school offers big garden, ample building and close to center of Panajachel.. I can t...

Guatemala: Need Zone for this Address
Humm It seems there is a mistake has Aldea Concoria doesn t seems correct you have an Aldea La Concordia in Totonicapan Now San Martin Sacatepequez is not enough I would write it this way Aldea La Concordia Camino Principal a Totonicapan San Martin...

Guatemala: HELP WITH DAUGHTER
Dear Kimberly What a sad story.. First thing I would say call your embassy, if she is American with 2 children American and hold against her will I m sure they can do something about that... There are several laws protecting women and children here.....

Guatemala: Children at US Border
Hi Frank, You have 2 kinds of children the one from the rural areas and the one from the urban areas.. The one in the rural areas are generally not well educated, poor school infrastructure, bad teachers, (not all but the majority), but they are in a traditional...

Guatemala: Accomodation and weather, oblique angles, weather question
oblique angles, weather question, right angles: May 3, 2007 Otra vez, Katia . . . Malaria is a very minimal concern in Guatemala, unless you intend to spend extended time in the coastal areas or the Tikal area forests. I have spent short periods on both coasts, and in Tikal, but have never taken...

Guatemala: Address help, mixco guatemala, affluent clientele
mixco guatemala, affluent clientele, real estate developers: April 3, 2007 Hola, Jeff . . . Your addresses are virtually correct. I can help with the uncertain * and also explain something of their style of addresses. Guatemala is divided into departments (roughly equivalent to US states) and Ciudad Guatemala...

Guatemala: Adopting from Guatemala, american hospitals, guatemala city
american hospitals, guatemala city, adopting from guatemala: May 8, 2001 Hola, Sandra, What a blessing that you will have an adopted child from Guatemala! First, let me offer some information you might or might not have already learned. Rumors are nasty things, but they can sometimes trigger nasty emotional...

Guatemala: AeroMexico/AeroLitoral Guadalajara Airport, guadalajara airport, frontier airlines
guadalajara airport, frontier airlines, desk clerks: March 11, 2005 Hola, Trinity . . . Sorry you had such travel problem in Mexico. Sympathy is all I can offer. Wrong country. And I have no influence with airlines. Could share some sad tales myself. Only advice is this – don t waste time talking...

Guatemala: Alternative Travel ideas, third world country, two females
third world country, two females, productive service: August 17, 2006 Otra vez, Shelley . . . Now I am tempted to feel a bit guilty, if I have talked you out of the ARCAS program in Hawaii! But thanks for your reply, and I will try to add a bit more. Safer has two considerations. Sexist though it...

Guatemala: Antigua, fanny packs, billfold
fanny packs, billfold, home accommodations: March 30, 2007 Hola, Mike . . . What a great destination, and what a great way to study Spanish! Antigua is my favorite town in my favorite country, and I recommend it highly. As your daughter probably already knows, there are many language schools...

Guatemala: ARCAS + volunteering in Guatemala, lake atitlan, turtle project
lake atitlan, turtle project, volunteer workers: Hi Ben, I m French living here for 20 years and have 2 daughters, travel extensively from the city to lake Atitlan and I don t find it particularly dangerous. You have to be careful and there is no particularly attacks on volunteer workers. I would say come...

Guatemala: address in guatemala, postal authorities, mail service
postal authorities, mail service, guatema: February 12, 2007 Hola, Vicki . . . The address you have, assuming numbers and spelling are correct, is quite correct and adequate. However, I question the accuracy of the number 49. Cities are subdivided into zones, and the zone number is the rough...

Guatemala: air travel from Guat. City to Amatique Bay, tikal jets, puerto barrios
tikal jets, puerto barrios, amatique bay: Decemb er 15, 2006 Hola, Bethaney . . . Air travel within Guatemala is dependent on small local companies that are something like a hybrid between private charter and commercial airlines. None of the majors serves areas outside the capital, but the...

Guatemala: alphabet, vowel sounds, polite phrases
vowel sounds, polite phrases, accent marks: Hola, Sandra . . . The Spanish alphabet is virtually the same as the English, but with some different pronunciations and some letters added with accent marks. Following is a quick-and-dirty language help I have shared, and it identifies the letters and...

Guatemala: apartments rental, guatemala city, traffic issues
guatemala city, traffic issues, thanks in advance: HI Roy, I m not to familiar with the rentals in Guatemala city and I don t know how soon you will be coming down but if you give me some times I can do some research and gives you an idea. The rentals vary according the area you want to be... The most expensive...

Guatemala: Biotopo, tikal area, rain forests
tikal area, rain forests, native birds: December 27, 2005 Hola, Magdalena, Travel from Flores to Belize can be either by bus or by air. By air would of course be faster. Tropic Air has two flights per day each direction. I do not know the bus schedules, but it is more than 200 km, and unless...

Guatemala: Border Crossing, lake atitlan, border crossings
lake atitlan, border crossings, wonderful land: Hi Cheryl and Leo from Canada I have a couple of friends who drove 2 BMW from the States last year and now settled in Lake Atitlan, I know they didn t have problems I will get their e-mail so you can ask them directly all the information you need. Arman...

Guatemala: Building Electric lines, business questions, excess baggage
business questions, excess baggage, living in the united states: March 9, 2006 Hola, Roy . . . You ask about a business in which I have no knowledge. Having contacts in Guatemala will be a good thing, so I suggest contacting them with these business questions. As to taking equipment versus buying it there, again...

Guatemala: beaches, turtle eggs, world flock
turtle eggs, world flock, pacific coastline: Hi Deirdre, I am so glad you asked that question! My husband, myself, and a group of friends just came back from a three day trip to one of the most beautiful beaches I ve ever seen. There are very few black sand beaches in the world, one of them is...

Guatemala: bringing our dog to Guatemla, lake atitlan, rabies certificate
lake atitlan, rabies certificate, bonnie lake: Hi Bonnie Lake Atitlan in my humble opinion is one of the most beautiful area s in the world. From what I understand, It s fast becoming a hot spot. European investors are actually advertising to acquire property in that area. I m not sure if you re...

Guatemala: buying a car in Gautemala City, guatemala city, car insurance
guatemala city, car insurance, craig: Dear Craig, It is very easy to buy a car in Guatemala either new or used. You might not be able to finance it because of your status. Most of the brand are available and Toyota is the leader. Now because of your intentions you might look for a good used car...

Guatemala: buying vs hiring a car in central america, beaten tourist path, tourist information offices
beaten tourist path, tourist information offices, gutemala: Hi Luke, Well it all depends or much off road you want to do regarding the beaten tourist path. If you plan to visit the main destinations of each countries. You will find out that there is alternative transportation system that will do the trick and some...

Guatemala: Casa Guatemala Children's Home, guatemalan child, guatemalan law
guatemalan child, guatemalan law, casa guatemala: February 5, 2006 Hola, Catherine . . . Yes, I know Casa Guatemala very well, and its director, Angelina Galdamez. However, it has been a few years since the last time I was there and some things have undoubtedly changed. The original location was in...

Guatemala: Childrens hollidays, guatemalan children, colored rocks
guatemalan children, colored rocks, new years celebration: November 27, 2001 Dear Bob, What a wonderful thing to have taken three Guatemalan children as your own! Nevertheless, I must say that of all the questions I ve received on that country, this is perhaps the most difficult to answer. You didn t mention...

Guatemala: calling Guatemala, guatemala tourism, search guatemala
guatemala tourism, search guatemala, step by step directions: April 29, 2007 Hola, Michelle . . . Calling Guatemala is at best iffy. Sometimes yes, sometimes no, sometimes noisy, sometimes interrupted. Local connections are now improved over previous years, still not fully dependable. I have used email instead...

Guatemala: car rental and travel to Honduras from Guate, rental car company, third world countries
rental car company, third world countries, tela honduras: August 26, 2007 Hola, Joy . . . Renting a car in Guatemala is not much different. You can check online with various major companies, such as Budget, etc., and many of them have agencies in GuatCity. However, unless you really want a car waiting for...

Guatemala: consulta, regional bus service, mail boat
regional bus service, mail boat, de guate: Hola, Raul . . . My Spanish is good enough to read your message, but not good enough for a valid reply. Espero que usted comprende mi pobre espanol . . . I am not now at home, and I have only limited time on this computer, so excuse me if this is brief....

Guatemala: cost of living/real estate/apartments/retirement opportunities, lago de atitlan guatemala, hotel playa linda
lago de atitlan guatemala, hotel playa linda, lago de atitlan: August 29, 2006 Hola, Ronald . . . You know, I also seriously considered settling in Guatemala as a retirement home. Why not? Too far from the grandchildren! Otherwise, I would know a lot better how to respond to your questions. Over several...

Guatemala: Daytime classes or activities while kids in classes, esl teacher, virtualtravel
esl teacher, virtualtravel, cooking art: July 28, 2006 Hola, Catherine . . . You pose a dichotomy that is difficult to answer. You want to be enjoyably occupied while your daughters are in class, but you want to do things with them! My first thought is tht instead of having them in language...

Guatemala: Documentation required to drive to GUA, land of manana, land frontier
land of manana, land frontier, rear plates: December 12, 2006 Hola, Dan . . . Driving across borders in Latin America can be more frustrating than difficult. The documentation you would need is the typical: evidence of ownership, proper registration and license, and evidence of insurance coverage....

Guatemala: DRIVING TO GUATEMALA, hotel niza, pot holes
hotel niza, pot holes, angry mob: Hi JOSH Given your circumstances... Planning on driving straight through, knowing very little Spanish, and driving at night, I think the most important advise anyone could give you, is to get a good map before you leave the States. It s time consuming...

Guatemala: Drifving to Guatemala from New Jersey, state department advisories, valid passports
state department advisories, valid passports, pan american highway: August 23, 2007 Hola, otra vez, Jim . . . And correction. I think of CA1 (for Central America) and PanAm Hwy as the same, since in Guatemala the two are synonymous. But Mexico is North America, not Central America. The PanAm through Mexico, not...

Guatemala: Driving across Mexicao, savannh, instituto guatemalteco de turismo
savannh, instituto guatemalteco de turismo, international borders: August 3, 2007 Hola, Joan . . . Appreciate your desire to donate computers and to transport them. Although I am not aware of any caravanning opportunities with other travelers, you should definitely NOT attempt to make that drive alone. I am not into...

Guatemala: Driving to GUATEMALA CITY, guatemala city, dependable vehicle
guatemala city, dependable vehicle, personal danger: January 27, 2005 Hola, Norm – What s across the border in Guatemala is as safe, perhaps safer, than in the south of Mexico. But apparently you re already aware of the Chiapas area – safer now than it was months ago, but that s not saying much. However,...

Guatemala: Driving to Guate, male travelers, registering a car
male travelers, registering a car, inguat: August 24, 2006 Hola, Kristine, Name is feminine. Hope you do NOT plan to drive this trip alone or only with another female. Sexist though it is to say this, truth is that women are more vulnerable than men, and this is far more true in Latin America....

Guatemala: Driving to Guatemala, land of manana, land frontier
land of manana, land frontier, american frontiers: April 6, 2006 Hola, Tom . . . First time I have ever been called Sr. Experto! Yours is an inquiry in which you are as well prepared on the subject as I! You have driven to Guatemala, I have not. You are married to a Guatemalan who not only understands...

Guatemala: Driving from US to Guatemala, definition of responsibility, spare tires
definition of responsibility, spare tires, two females: November 24, 2005 Hola, Bud If the we is two females, forget it! If we includes a female, she should dress down and dress male…no jewelry, little or no cosmetics. If we is two or more guys, read on. A great experience ahead for you, certainly...

Guatemala: Driving safety in Guatemala, four seasons villa, archaeological adventure
four seasons villa, archaeological adventure, living in mexico: August 27, 2006 Hola, Lee . . . December is a great time to visit Guatemala! After the rainy season, but not long enough after for things to have dried up and flowers wilted. The destinations you mention are all great, although there are some I...

Guatemala: driving to Guatemala with pets, land of manana, land frontier
land of manana, land frontier, instituto guatemalteco de turismo: November 2, 2006 Hola, Diane . . . Most questions about Guatemala I can handle pretty well, but driving there with pets in the car is new to me. Come to think of it, I can’t recall ever seeing pets in any hotels in Guatemala. Maybe you’re asking the...

Guatemala: driving in guatemala, guatemala city, nut shell
guatemala city, nut shell, personal escort: Hi Lilly May I suggest a third option. In a nut shell, with the amount of ground you re covering and not knowing the area, I believe it would be better to take a cab. However it would cost about the same amount to rent a car and driver, and with this...

Guatemala: driving rental car in Guatemala, one way streets, bus shuttle
one way streets, bus shuttle, palms resort: July 3, 2007 Hola, Dave . . . Okay, we can start by comparing Guatemala with Costa Rica and Honduras. My own evaluation is that driving in Guatemala will be easier than in Honduras, about the same as in Costa Rica. Of course, that is a broad generality,...

Guatemala: driving through what type of auto ins, mexico insurance, insurance company
mexico insurance, insurance company, quick response: Hi Reinne I don t know exactly what kind of insurance you re looking for. I ve included a link to the insurance company we use. They provide coverage for your auto internationally. One stop shopping, and only one agent to deal with. They have a pretty...

Guatemala: Elderly Parents going to Guatemala, don rodrigo, elderly parents
don rodrigo, elderly parents, guatemala city: December 15, 2006 Hola, Kim . . . Your question has too many variables for me to give you any specific recommendation. Their physician is in the best position to determine their fitness for any international travel. However, these observations. ...

Guatemala: Elementary schools Antigua, destination antigua, school opportunities
destination antigua, school opportunities, elementary education: March 1, 2006 Hola, Paula . . . Marvelous destination, Antigua, and a great place to live as well as visit. Spent awhile in December there myself. But no, this is a subject beyond my knowledge. I can tell you almost anything else about Antigua,...

Guatemala: extreme ride, basic spanish words, foot heights
basic spanish words, foot heights, police presence: December 17, 2000 Hello, Tim -- You and your friend have a great trip ahead of you! I ve not traveled the full route you ll cover but parts of it I know very well. When are you going? Our winter months are ideal for the land of eternal spring. ...

Guatemala: Finding Artisans for Spanish Colonial Building Materials, import export company, spanish colonial architecture
import export company, spanish colonial architecture, tile flooring: March 15, 2006 Hola, Constance, Part of your inquiry will be easy for me; part of it is beyond my knowledge. Your destination country is certain to be a pleasure, especially for a first visit. Seeking a colonial atmosphere, there is no better place...

Guatemala: Flight times, guatemala city guatemala, airline websites
guatemala city guatemala, airline websites, international airports: February 14, 2007 Hola, Rayna . . . Not being a travel agent, all I could do is explore airline websites and construct an itinerary for you, which you can do to your greater satisfaction. Best then that you consult your travel agent. However, I can...

Guatemala: Flores / Belize, flores guatemala, tikal area
flores guatemala, tikal area, rain forests: December 27, 2005 Hola, Magdalena, Travel from Flores to Belize can be either by bus or by air. By air would of course be faster. Tropic Air has two flights per day each direction. I do not know the bus schedules, but it is more than 200 km, and...

Guatemala: Four Page Spanish Reference Sheet, posada de don rodrigo, antique fireplaces
posada de don rodrigo, antique fireplaces, journalist friend: August 11, 2005 Hola, Monica. Requested language starter kit is below. Meanwhile, cant help offering a few thoughts about Antigua. Much of its ambience is timeless (at least past three centuries or so), but much has changed since you were there 30...

Guatemala: Accomodation and weather, ocean view, hot water
Guatemala: Accomodation and weather, ocean view, hot water, san pedro

Guatemala: address in guatemala, colonia popular, escuintla guatemala
Guatemala: address in guatemala, colonia popular, escuintla guatemala, country zip

Guatemala: Casa Guatemala Children's Home, lovely little girl, casa guatemala
Guatemala: Casa Guatemala Children's Home, lovely little girl, casa guatemala, glorious mansions

Guatemala: calling Guatemala, guatemala
Guatemala: calling Guatemala, guatemala

Guatemala: Daytime classes or activities while kids in classes, seasoned traveler, nightly rate
Guatemala: Daytime classes or activities while kids in classes, seasoned traveler, nightly rate, side trips

Guatemala: Driving to GUATEMALA CITY, good luck, traffic
Guatemala: Driving to GUATEMALA CITY, good luck, traffic

Guatemala: Finding Artisans for Spanish Colonial Building Materials, antigua guatemala, carpinteros
Guatemala: Finding Artisans for Spanish Colonial Building Materials, antigua guatemala, carpinteros, herreros

Guatemala: Gauatemalan beaches, maya ruins, pancho
Guatemala: Gauatemalan beaches, maya ruins, pancho, guatemala

Guatemala: Guatamala for a single female traveller, puerto barrios, umbrella shop
Guatemala: Guatamala for a single female traveller, puerto barrios, umbrella shop, drinking alcohol

Guatemala: Guatemala City - Zona 10, casa guatemala, dulce river
Guatemala: Guatemala City - Zona 10, casa guatemala, dulce river, rio dulce

Guatemala: Guatemala retirement, crooked police, travel instructions
Guatemala: Guatemala retirement, crooked police, travel instructions, great adventure

Guatemala: From Gutatemala to Ciudad Melchor de Mencos, continental airlines, san ignacio
Guatemala: From Gutatemala to Ciudad Melchor de Mencos, continental airlines, san ignacio, wednesdays

Guatemala: Hawaii, Guatemala-Sea Turtle Preservation, hawaiian paradise, comfortable hotel
Guatemala: Hawaii, Guatemala-Sea Turtle Preservation, hawaiian paradise, comfortable hotel, good hotel

Guatemala: Living Conditions in Guatemala, mountains of colorado, asheville nc
Guatemala: Living Conditions in Guatemala, mountains of colorado, asheville nc, rocky terrain

Guatemala: living in guatemala, guatemalan, bottled water
Guatemala: living in guatemala, guatemalan, bottled water, vegetables

Guatemala: Moving to Antigua with a dog, import tax, guatemalans
Guatemala: Moving to Antigua with a dog, import tax, guatemalans, rabies certificate

Guatemala: last minute flights to Guatemala City, guatemala city, mexico city
Guatemala: last minute flights to Guatemala City, guatemala city, mexico city, major cities

Guatemala: Need help, guatemalan embassy, consulado de guatemala
Guatemala: Need help, guatemalan embassy, consulado de guatemala, green card

Guatemala: Panajachel, santa cruz la laguna, pam
Guatemala: Panajachel, santa cruz la laguna, pam, panajachel

Guatemala: Road trip to Guatemala, mexican car insurance, border crossings
Guatemala: Road trip to Guatemala, mexican car insurance, border crossings, rio dulce

Guatemala: Safety in GC at night, pancho, janice
Guatemala: Safety in GC at night, pancho, janice

Guatemala: schoolss??, member school, diploma
Guatemala: schoolss??, member school, diploma, guatemala

Guatemala: Where to stay along Lake Atitlan, santiago atitlan, bandits
Guatemala: Where to stay along Lake Atitlan, santiago atitlan, bandits, san pedro

Guatemala: Travel in Guatemala, road signs, guatemalans
Guatemala: Travel in Guatemala, road signs, guatemalans, pancho

Guatemala: Truth about Casa Guatemala, casa guatemala, fears
Guatemala: Truth about Casa Guatemala, casa guatemala, fears, org uk

Guatemala: travel from Belize to Copan Ruinas, san ignacio, belize
Guatemala: travel from Belize to Copan Ruinas, san ignacio, belize, fly

Guatemala: travel, white sheperds, brownsville texas
Guatemala: travel, white sheperds, brownsville texas, nights in mexico

Guatemala: Volleyball in Guatemala City, volleyball coach, summer thanks
Guatemala: Volleyball in Guatemala City, volleyball coach, summer thanks, trying to find a way

Guatemala: What is........, blessings and curses, controversial lifestyle
Guatemala: What is........, blessings and curses, controversial lifestyle, michael levi

Guatemala: flying to guatemala, worse case scenario, pet transport
worse case scenario, pet transport, axtel: Hi Todd I m so sorry I didn t get back to you sooner. We ve been having Internet problems - Welcome to Latin America lol. I m on Axtel and I ve been down for a week. Again, I m very sorry. You have a 50/50 chance of not having any issues here in Guatemala....

Guatemala: Gauatemalan beaches, open ocean waters, cabana hotel
open ocean waters, cabana hotel, puerto barrios: April 17, 2005 Hola, Mark – Guatemala beaches? Well, that s not what Guatemala is best-known for. Totally skip the Atlantic side. Although there are some excellent beaches farther north (Belize) and south (Honduras & beyond), Guatemala has only a...

Guatemala: Guatamala for a single female traveller, national tourism office, instituto guatemalteco americano
national tourism office, instituto guatemalteco americano, true glimpse: March 14, 2001 Hola, Becky! You ve picked a great destination, and a perfect time. Of all seasons, I like our mid-winter best for a trip to Guatemala. I ve spent a couple of New Years holidays there, and it s a festive time as well as the best of...

Guatemala: Guatamala, international frontiers, illegal importation
international frontiers, illegal importation, western hemisphere: April 5, 2004 Hola, Kenneth, Yes, American citizens do need a passport to enter Guatemala, also to re-enter the US (but not a visa). Some airline and travel agent personnel will tell you you can get by with another picture ID, such as drivers license,...

Guatemala: Going back to Guatemala., immigration and naturalization service, guatemalan embassy
immigration and naturalization service, guatemalan embassy, immigration and naturalization: July 1, 2004 Dear Judy, I assume your brother is Guatemalan? Returning there and not planning on coming back to the US? And is he here without passport or visa? I really cannot give you authoritative information on the legal requirements for his travel...

Guatemala: Guatemala, delightful trip, guatemala city
delightful trip, guatemala city, viaje a guatemala: December 2, 2005 Mucho gusto, Pedro . . . And I am honored that you write to me in your own language. I read it adequately, but I lack confidence in replying with accuracy other than in my own language. So forgive me my English! I hope you can read...

Guatemala: Guatemala, polite phrases, vowel sounds
polite phrases, vowel sounds, accent marks: March 9, 2006 Hola, Patti . . . Great place, Antigua. My favorite destination. In fact, we spent some totally leisure time there in December. Thanks for asking about crash-course in get-by Spanish. Having been to Guatemala repeatedly, you probably...

Guatemala: Guatemala - boys aged 7 & 10, taca airlines, weather person
taca airlines, weather person, disastrous earthquake: July 16, 2006 Hola, Jonathan . . . You have not only selected a great destination, but a great season. Christmas and New Years are festive times in Guatemala, flowers are in full bloom, it is dry season, and the weather is marvelous. I suggest...

Guatemala: Guatemala City - Zona 10, guatemala ciudad, lost little girl
guatemala ciudad, lost little girl, bad reputation: February 9, 2006 Hola, Karla, Some of your questions are difficult for me to answer precisely, but I can offer considerable help. To stay a year in Guatemala presents many questions to be resolved. I assume that, without family in Guatemala or anticipated...

Guatemala: Guatemala - language, spanish language books, formal modes
spanish language books, formal modes, guatemalan culture: January 1, 2001 Hola, Chuck -- I hope you don t have anything more serious than this to worry about! Your Honduran friend gave you excellent advice. The formal pronouns are pretty much limited to family and sweethearts. You won t offend any new...

Guatemala: Guatemala retirement, financial constraints, semi retirement
financial constraints, semi retirement, social security payments: July 7, 2005 Hola, Tim – The short answer is “yes” – because you asked if it would be possible. Costs in Guatemala can be almost anything you want them to be. But first, you have a conflict in desires, for if you want access to social life, that...

Guatemala: Guatemala safety on buses, shuttle buses, tour buses
shuttle buses, tour buses, guide friends: Hi Anna, my info on safety on buses and shuttles come from reading the news papers and hearing stories from shuttles drivers and tour guide friends,. They have been before some issues but lately the situation has been pretty good. And if you take on traveling...

Guatemala: Guatemala safety, foot heights, us state department
foot heights, us state department, extreme caution: October 17, 2004 Hola, Cheryl – You ve picked a great destination (admitting my prejudice), and a perfect time (March) is before rainy season commences in May (but can be as early as April). Of all seasons, I like “our” mid-winter best for a trip...

Guatemala: Guatemala Trip in Map, third world countries, guatemala trip
third world countries, guatemala trip, female colleagues: May 5, 2006 Hola, Shelby, Great destination, and it is normal to be not only excited but also nervous. Hope I can contribute to the former, relieve some of the latter. Yes, there has been some negative press about crime in Guatemala (and other...

Guatemala: Guatemala visit, aurora airport, male companionship
aurora airport, male companionship, guatemala city: August 16, 2007 Hola, Jeanne . . . Some unknowns in your inquiry that make a precise response difficult. If you are considering travel by car through Mexico to Guatemala, two blonde fair-skinned women, my reply is DO NOT do that. Your problems would...

Guatemala: Guatemala, pan american highway, preventative medication
pan american highway, preventative medication, time permiting: January 26, 2003 Hola, Addison – - You re in for a great time in a great country! And yes, I think I can offer some helpful information, also some cautions. Hope your fiddle isn t a Strad, or anywhere near valuable. Damage and/or theft is a real...

Guatemala: Guatemalan immigrants to the U.S. from San Marcos area, san marcos area, delaware standards
san marcos area, delaware standards, guatemala city: June 13, 2007 Hola, Neil . . . The name San Marcos is popular in Guatemala, and more than one town or region claims it. Same in the US, where we have the same name town or city in several states. First to explain: Guatemala is divided into Departamentos...

Guatemala: Guatemalan visas, guatemalan embassy, land frontier
guatemalan embassy, land frontier, valid passport: January 8, 2001 ¡Hola, Sue! The good news is that you don t need a visa for either Belize or Guatemala. If you did, it s probable you couldn t get one in a week, so be glad you re so lucky! You ll only need a valid passport, and be sure to make several...

Guatemala: From Gutatemala to Ciudad Melchor de Mencos, arrivals and departures, hotel shuttle
arrivals and departures, hotel shuttle, guatemala city: April 23, 2004 Hola, Kate – I can reply to most of your questions, but not to some portions of your inquiry about land travel. It would be helpful to know a bit more about you and your plans, so let me pose some considerations that will help explain...

Guatemala: guatemala...been to Costa Rica, better beaches, montezuma costa rica
better beaches, montezuma costa rica, pacific beaches: March 15, 2006 Hola, Elijah Guatemala or Ecuador? Both if you can! Each is fascinating, but each in its own way. Both are quite different from what you found in Costa Rica. I have spent more time in Guatemala, but loved Ecuador also. Meeting other...

Guatemala: guatemala, free spanish lessons, english as second language
free spanish lessons, english as second language, dream position: October 15, 2001 Hola, Michal! Sorry for the delay in answering your inquiry, but thanks for understanding. Your question through AllExperts arrived just as I was leaving to be with a relative that was not expected to live, but thankfully she rallied...

Guatemala: Hawaii, Guatemala-Sea Turtle Preservation, emergency evacuation coverage, medical insurance coverage
emergency evacuation coverage, medical insurance coverage, dengue fever: August 13, 2006 Hola, Shelley . . . Two females? Heading to a remote and primitive facility on the Pacific Coast? If you were my daughters, I would tell you to stay home or pick another destination. Not that I dislike Guatemala, nor that I have ever...

Guatemala: highways in guatemala, old mail road, e mail address
old mail road, e mail address, national geographic channel: Hi Tim As far as I know there is no such thing but traveling the regular road of Guatemala is already risky per see. Mostly because of the truck and bus drivers who are the kings of the road but I use the road to go the city and I make it all the times...

Guatemala: honeymoon in Guatemala..., oblique angles, one way streets
oblique angles, one way streets, right angles: August 5, 2007 Hola, Ana . . . Great destination for any purpose, but honeymoon, all the better! My knowledge of Honduras is much more limited, so let me concentrate on the Guatemalan portion of your plans, with a little on Honduras thrown in for...

Guatemala: hotel, apartments in antigua, friend of a friend
apartments in antigua, friend of a friend, pancho: June 26, 2006 Hola, Pam . . . This is apparently the name of a person, probably someone who rents a room (or rooms) in a private home. This is very common in Antigua. Some are clean and comfortable, some not. Some with meals, some not. There are...

Guatemala: Lap top, lap top, pancho
lap top, pancho, luggage: Hola Claudia, Armand writing. you are entitled to bring a laptop there fore you won t have to pay taxes. You don t have to report it if you have just one with you. I would advises you to take it out of its box . When you would be about to arrive to Guatemala...

Guatemala: Lesser known attractions, calm pools, puerto barrios
calm pools, puerto barrios, gulf of honduras: September 14, 2006 Hola, Tim . . . Nice to hear of past visitors to Guatemala who want to go again. My sentiments exactly! The places you have already visited are obvious tourist destinations, and yet each has sufficient charm and fascination...

Guatemala: Living Conditions in Guatemala, subsistence farming, slum areas
subsistence farming, slum areas, gulf of honduras: May 30, 2007 Otra vez, Jerry . . . Gee, you challenge me to write a book! Is this for a school assignment? Let me suggest you go to your favorite bookstore and get a travel book (Fodor or similar). But for a short answer, let me say again that there...

Guatemala: Living in Guatamala..., medical opportunities, panajachel
medical opportunities, panajachel, first few days: July 26, 2006 Hola, Heidi . . . Since you have been reading previous posts, no need for detail here, I assume. But to update a couple of years from your 2004 browsing, there is little or no change in the security situation. There is still crime in...

Guatemala: Living in Guatemala, robert gonzalez, time residence
robert gonzalez, time residence, technological training: August 1, 2006 Hola, Robert . . . It is difficult to reply, simply because there are so many variables. First, I know you are hopeful that the long-time residence of your stepfather and his health condition might persuade the court to grant him a longer...

Guatemala: language school, sweet liquers, humble abodes
sweet liquers, humble abodes, san pedro la laguna: July 15, 2006 Hola otra vez, Janis . . . Host families for the language schools are almost always low-income, humble-household types, who rent rooms for very modest amounts. They would be more appreciative of useful things, things that could make their...

Guatemala: living conditions in guatemala, air filtration systems, comprehensive health care
air filtration systems, comprehensive health care, deportation proceedings: September 18, 2005 Hola, Linda, Afraid there is not much I can offer without more specifics. (1) Where will the family be located? Knowing the town or region could help me advise on medical services within the area. Two hours away might be in...

Guatemala: living in guatemala, poor health care, slim possibility
poor health care, slim possibility, asap thanks: July 13, 2007 Hola, Maria . . . If you pay attention to your local and national news, you have also heard bad things about your own country. Would you also worry about living in Los Angeles, or Chicago, or Atlanta? Every society has its crime, its...

Guatemala: lodging/transportation, guatemalan newspapers, baggage claim area
guatemalan newspapers, baggage claim area, laguna san pedro: June 30, 2006 Hola, Janis . . . So glad to know you will be visiting my favorite country, and for language classes at that. The one-on-one tutorial method commonly used there is the best way I know to learn conversational Spanish in a short time. ...

Guatemala: Medical Licensure, tourism in guatemala, would like more information
tourism in guatemala, would like more information, medical tourism: Hi Melissa This took some homework. At this time there is no web site in Guatemala where you can go to check out a physician s record, however there are many excellent, top notch physicians here. Guatemala has some extremely well qualified surgeons, with...

Guatemala: Medical licensing and employeement, guatemalan government, retirement visa
guatemalan government, retirement visa, worth case: I would advise you to contact your embassy they will orient you toward the proper person to talk with. If she works without legal consequences??? Well same as in the States, if she is detected or reported she will be at the best deported, worth case up for...

Guatemala: Motorcycles and food allergies in CA, rye oats, allergic to wheat
rye oats, allergic to wheat, bmw motorcycle: July 9, 2007 Hola, Todd . . . Not being into two-wheel transportation, there is little I can tell you about your first question, but here goes with what I know. In decades of experience, dozens of trips, months of residence, in Guatemala, I can tell...

Guatemala: Moving to Antigua with a dog, garbage dumps, household pets
garbage dumps, household pets, lap dogs: August 8, 2007 Hola, Kaya . . . Apparently your plan to drive to Guatemala is confirmed, so I will skip the temptation to advise on travel by car through Mexico, and across two international borders. Experiences of others have been rather inconsistent,...

Guatemala: I'm considering traveling..., national tourism office, instituto guatemalteco americano
national tourism office, instituto guatemalteco americano, coastal lowlands: March 18, 2001 Hola, One question -- with Guatemala on your itinerary, why would you go anywhere else? Prejudice showing ;-) Seriously, it s one of the most scenic and culturally rich of the LatAm societies, and glad it s on your schedule. And...

Guatemala: mexico-guatemala buses, autobuses del norte, guatemala buses
autobuses del norte, guatemala buses, land of manana: May 22, 2007 Hola, Jian . . . This is a subject on which I can only offer a partial answer, plus some educated guessing. I am familiar with bus transportation within Guatemala, and to some extent from Guatemala on south, but not to and from Mexico....

Guatemala: last minute flights to Guatemala City, frequent flyer miles, airline availability
frequent flyer miles, airline availability, taca airlines: August 24, 2006 Hola, Todd . . . Couple of challenges in answering your questions about flights. First, my last several trips to Guatemala have been on frequent flyer miles, so my experience with purchased tickets is a bit out-of-date. Second, you...

Guatemala: motorcycle travel from CA to Costa Rica, border crossings, motorcycle travel
border crossings, motorcycle travel, spanish guide: May 25, 2006 Hola, Barbara . . . As one parent to another, I can understand your worry. Some of it is, to an extent, justified; some may be overly sensitive to things you have read or heard. News of crime in the area is selective (we have crime everywhere)...

Guatemala: moving to Guate, daniel todd, guatemala city
daniel todd, guatemala city, bilingual school: July 26, 2004 Hola, Daniel – No, I don t live in Guate now. Have been there as much as five weeks at a time, as much as three times in a year. When I retired, I seriously considered buying property there and making it my home – but decided against...

Guatemala: moving to guatemala, spanish language school, tourist police
spanish language school, tourist police, quetzaltenango: Hi Michael Your right, there doesn t seem to be a whole lot of info on moving here, as opposed to a lot of other places that are aren t half as nice and don t have the modern conveniences they offer in Guatemala. If you already speak Spanish you should...

Guatemala: moving to zapata guatemala, gringos, means of transportation
gringos, means of transportation, machismo: My answer in short would be, driving Mexico is fine, just stay on your toes and do it right or it can be very dangerous. People do it everyday but there are some tips and tricks to help you through. If you want to send me a private message I d be happy to...

Guatemala: Need help, living in the usa, ruano
living in the usa, ruano, guatemalan: Hi francisco, The first thing would be to talk with your embassy. I think it is highly improbable that you cannot fix that from the States, Giving a power of attorney to a Guatemalan lawyer in the States. You can also contact this lawyer is based in Washington...

Guatemala: Panajachel, state department advisories, expatriots
state department advisories, expatriots, unsafe areas: May 20, 2007 Hola, Pam . . . Since you ve read the precautions I ve previously written, you probably have guessed how I will answer this question. Yes, there is crime everywhere, no doubt even in your own hometown. And yes, we parents are very protective...

Guatemala: Pet friendly rentals in Antigua, etc..., bilingual office, transporting pets
bilingual office, transporting pets, english as a foreign language: Hi Jamie Congratulations on your certifications! We hear about job openings every now and again. A law firm and a Dr were both looking to hire bilingual office help last month. If you d like, I could put some feelers out for you closer to your arrival....

Guatemala: Please help, I"m desperate!, miami international airport, customer service number
miami international airport, customer service number, passenger list: March 25, 2007 Hola, Lindy . . . Your question is definitely not within my ability to provide a definitive answer, but your serious concern prompts me to try. Some years ago I had similar occasion to need to make this kind of inquiry, and it was...

Guatemala: Prices, rock bottom price, brushing your teeth
rock bottom price, brushing your teeth, beliz: May 22, 2006 Hola, Stephanie . . . I hope this gets to you before you leave for Guatemala and Belize. I have been away for three days, just returned home. Prices. That is a complicated question. Not so much that the prices are unavailable, but...

Guatemala: I am planning to spend a month..., self contained apartment, apartment accommodation
self contained apartment, apartment accommodation, efficiency units: May 10, 2006 Hola, Judi! Delayed a couple of days getting back to you, in order to search out some information that I had in file but had no reason to access in recent weeks. Finally found it! You see, my visits to Guatemala are so entwined with close...

Guatemala: price of tickets, national tourism office, instituto guatemalteco americano
national tourism office, instituto guatemalteco americano, land frontier: November 28, 2003 Hola, Linda – How is your Spanish? Do you know your name translates “pretty”? You have better access to bus information than I do, for my experience is that buses in Latin America are constantly changing management, schedules,...

Guatemala: Quetzaltenango, pastry chef, being a real estate agent
pastry chef, being a real estate agent, bigger city: Hi Laura, Well a pastry chef is always a good thing in Guatemala as people like the sweet stuff. I m sure he could work something in Xela. The real estate agents are what the mechanics are for cars, specialist. You can of course look around for you self and...

Guatemala: Quezaltenango, Guatemala, quezaltenango guatemala, laundry soap
quezaltenango guatemala, laundry soap, quezal: September 3, 2006 Hola, Abuelita Linda (you know, I suppose, that Linda means Pretty) . . . Yo soy abuelito tambien, con cuatro nietas, uno nieto. Experiencias fantasticas, verdad? From your inquiry, I think what you mean by Quezal and Quezalt...

Guatemala: RE: auto purchases, national tourism office, toyota land cruiser
national tourism office, toyota land cruiser, rental car agency: December 6, 2004 Hola, Chip – I ve often wondered if the title “Expert” isn t a bit exaggerated, and your question leads me further into that wonderment. Having never been in the market to buy a car in Guatemala, I can help you some, most perhaps by...

Guatemala: Religion in Guatemala, native religions, mayan symbol
native religions, mayan symbol, quatemala: August 4, 2006 Hola, Johnny . . . The unique cross you describe is totally unknown to me. On the other hand, both Catholic and indigenous clerics often fashion crosses of wood, stone, even silver, for their display, blessing, sometimes “healing.�...

Guatemala: Retirement in Guatemala, fresh fruits and vegetables, fruits and vegetables
fresh fruits and vegetables, fruits and vegetables, monthly budget: February 23, 2006 Hola, Deanna My help will be somewhat limited, as my stays in Guatemala have largely been in homes of friends, or short stays in hotels, neither of which fits your question about rent. Best suggestion is to Google Newspapers in Guatemala...

Guatemala: Road trip to Guatemala, orange county california, lonely stretches
orange county california, lonely stretches, planning a road trip: September 25, 2007 Hola, Brianna . . . Since you have read one previous reply, let me invite you to read any/all of those online, and from that there is little for me to add. Driving through Mexico, and across two international borders, has its problems....

Guatemala: rental accomodation, revue magazine, finite length
revue magazine, finite length, mid jan: Hi Jason, Mid January is high season for rental. There is plenty of things to rent in Antigua for all budgets. I would say your best option would be to stay at an hotel for some days and from there you could screen the different places, The Revue Magazine...

Guatemala: rental car from guatemala to nicaragua, renting a car, rental car
renting a car, rental car, call center: Hi Richard Renting a car here in Guatemala to drive over the border for a few days then return the car back to Guatemala can be done through Avis. There is a fee for this type of rental but it s a small one. They have to get approval from the main branch...

Guatemala: renting a car, rio dulce, guatemala city
rio dulce, guatemala city, car question: Driving between Tikal en Rio DUlce is only 250 km , good road just be careful when you cross some hills sometimes the driver are on the wrong side of the road passing another vehicle... From Guatemala city and Rio Dulce you have to be careful because it is...

Guatemala: retiring to Guatemala, fine arts schools, victor march
fine arts schools, victor march, panajachel: March 3, 2007 Hola, Victor . . . Antigua is the right area, and Antigua could be a good choice, but you added the not-too-expensive condition. We love Antigua, and go there often for some days or weeks to just escape the rat race, relax, and soak up...

Guatemala: Safety in GC at night, casa grande hotel, aurora airport
casa grande hotel, aurora airport, guatemala city: September 1, 2007 Hola, Janice . . . Of course, daytime arrival at Aurora airport in Guatemala City is best, but sometimes night arrival cannot be avoided. Okay, here is the plan. Do not plan to go to Antigua, or anywhere else out of the city, on...

Guatemala: Saftey, cross country travel, latin american countries
cross country travel, latin american countries, fair complexion: July 2, 2007 Hola, Emma . . . Short answer: I would not let my daughter or sister do it, and I would discourage any female friend. Multiple reasons. First, cross-country travel has its own risks, even in a car, but by car is reasonably safe. A...

Guatemala: San Marcos La Laguna, Lago Atitlan, san marcos la laguna, rocky mountainside
san marcos la laguna, rocky mountainside, target shooting: May 17, 2007 Hola, Kathy . . . An attempt to answer your question is a bit like target shooting in the dark. Knowing nothing of your abilities, skills, or affinities (other than the one you identified and set aside), I can only offer some tentative...

Guatemala: San Marcos, hotel playa linda, lago de atitlan guatemala
hotel playa linda, lago de atitlan guatemala, public school teachers: August 29, 2006 Hola, Allen . . . You know, I am also a retired teacher, and I seriously considered settling in Guatemala as a second home. Why not? Too far from the grandchildren! Otherwise, I would know a lot better how to respond to your questions....

Guatemala: San Pedro for two weeks, malaria pills, immersion experience
malaria pills, immersion experience, 400 bucks: July 28, 2006 Hola, Phil . . . Delighted to learn that you are going to my favorite country, and to one of the most beautiful areas in that country! And it is a great place to learn Spanish. But I must introduce some questions, not for you to answer...

Guatemala: School Information, padres somascos, instituto emiliani
padres somascos, instituto emiliani, winthrop st: July 13, 2007 Hola, Roy . . . The name Emiliani is associated with more than one school, but I think we can make an educated guess as to which one you want. The Instituto Tecnico Vocacional Privado Emiliani is strictly vocational, with fields of study...

Guatemala: Spanish Courses in Guatemala, francisco marroquin, immersion program
francisco marroquin, immersion program, plfm: December 5, 2005 Hola, Gloria . . . As you might have discovered, Guatemala is overrun with language schools. You did not define where this one is located, nor why you were attracted to it, nor if it is a firm decision. The largest concentration of...

Guatemala: safe brands of bottled water in Guatemala - & a couple of other issues, santiago atitlan, pepsi products
santiago atitlan, pepsi products, soda pop: December 2, 2005 Hola, Pam . . . First, let me say that you are going to Guatemala during the absolutely best season of the year. Instead of summer-winter, their seasons are wet-dry, and wet (our summer) is not a good time for maximum enjoyment. In...

Guatemala: safety in Antigua, immersion course, volcanic region
immersion course, volcanic region, destination antigua: August 10, 2006 Hola, Curtis . . . Marvelous destination, Antigua, and a great place to live as well as visit. Spent awhile in December there myself. Antigua is the most popular center of language instruction in Guatemala, a great place to learn...

Guatemala: safety again, i'm afraid, international embassies, unfamiliar airport
international embassies, unfamiliar airport, third world country: May 18, 2006 Hola, Ralf . . . Your travel agent may not be very familiar with the local scene, and I must disagree with his advice. Late arrival into an unfamiliar airport, especially in a third-world country, is not ideal, but sometimes that is the...

Guatemala: safety, state department advisories, aurora airport
state department advisories, aurora airport, light blonde hair: August 20, 2007 Hola, Renee . . . Safety? I cannot predict your safety there or anywhere else, but . . . I have been to Guatemala as much as three times a year ever since 1985, and have never felt threatened. So maybe you have read or heard of attacks...

Guatemala: schoolss??, colonia san lazaro, colegio americano de guatemala
colonia san lazaro, colegio americano de guatemala, colonia san rafael: March 10, 2007 Otra vez, Adrian . . . Thanks for follow-up. Easy to be a little more specific now. For the sake of school quality for your children, glad to know you will be in the city. Also glad to learn that you plan to live in Zone 15, which...

Guatemala: sell a US registered car in Guat_, nissan sentra, comparative benefits
nissan sentra, comparative benefits, guatemala city: August 26, 2007 Hola, Robert . . . No doubt you CAN sell your car in Guatemala, but it may be cost prohibitive. First, once you get it there, it will have to be registered, and taxes paid. Although I have not personally experienced that, I understand...

Guatemala: Where to stay along Lake Atitlan, santiago atitlan, lake atitlan
santiago atitlan, lake atitlan, fabulous experiences: Hola, Ellen, Holy Week in Antigua, one of the most fabulous experiences in this world. But do you already have reservations? If not, already you might be too late. It’s so popular that it’s booked far in advance. Staying outside Antigua is not a very...

Guatemala: Taking Children to Guatemala, fast food restaurants, stomach bug
fast food restaurants, stomach bug, home hospitality: This is NOT a trivial issue. You are right to be concerned and ask questions, ESPECIALLY where young children are involved. That makes you a responsible parent. The answer to your question is no. You shouldn t be setting your children up for a serious stomach...

Guatemala: Taking a car to Guatemala to leave it there, international borders, importing a car
international borders, importing a car, exchange groups: March 31, 2006 Hola, Dave . . . I have been able to answer almost all Guatemala questions thrown at me, but they have largely been about visiting Guatemala. And I have been able to advise about driving to Guatemala, negotiating a couple of international...

Guatemala: Taking cats to Guatemala, dealing with dogs, indoor cats
dealing with dogs, indoor cats, household pets: The same requirements that apply to flying dogs, apply to cats and other household pets. When you arrive at the Guatemala airport there may or may not be someone there to check your pets paper work. Sometimes customs may ask to see it, sometimes not. If...

Guatemala: Tikal from San Pedro, Belize, peten guatemala, guatemala city
peten guatemala, guatemala city, safety advantage: March 25, 2004 ¡Hola, Lily! Your inquiry doesn t give me much to work on. San Pedro in Belize is only a tiny village, and I would expect that the only flight from there would be a very small, perhaps private, plane, which could explain your mention...

Guatemala: Travel within Guatemala, lake atitlan, ground floor space
lake atitlan, ground floor space, courtyard restaurant: March 26, 2006 Hola, Ela . . . Good questions, lots of answers, but the answers depend heavily on your interests. If you have researched information on the four locations, and know that there are things there that you want to see, then all can be done...

Guatemala: Travel from Guatemala to Belize, archaeology buffs, anthropology majors
archaeology buffs, anthropology majors, virginia commonwealth univ: March 30,2006 Hola, Jamie, Great place to learn (or polish) your Spanish! Chances are your school will place you in Antigua, the most popular center of language instructin. That is a great destination, my favorite. In fact, my wife and I spent some...

Guatemala: Travel in Guatemala, valid drivers license, insurance check
valid drivers license, insurance check, local insurance: January 21, 2005 Hola, Anke – Rental car in Guatemala? I ve done it many times and it s an efficient way to get around. Driving a rental car there is not difficult, and no special license or permit is necessary. You ll need a valid drivers license...

Guatemala: Traveling in Central America, guerrilla activity, female colleagues
guerrilla activity, female colleagues, rebel activity: November 28, 2000 Hola, Irene (and husband) -- No, I m not nearly as much aware of conditions in Honduras as in Guatemala, but during many visits to Guatemala I ve learned a little from those who spend time in both countries. The Mayan ruins in Honduras...

Guatemala: Traveling during Christmas, lake atitlan, airline availability
lake atitlan, airline availability, taca airlines: September 3, 2006 Hola, Jessica . . . Short answer is, It all depends. That is my absolute favorite time to be in Guatemala. It is in the early part of the dry season, still green and in bloom from the wet season. In the central highlands (most...

Guatemala: Traveling to Guatemala, land of manana, spa resort
land of manana, spa resort, mayan culture: September 1, 2007 Hola, Sarah Jane . . . Yucatan, Belize, and Guatemala next week? Only a week? That is a bit much. Two weeks, yes. Ten days, maybe. Better to see a lot of a little than try to see a little of a lot! Remember that Latin America...

Guatemala: Traveling between Huehuetenango and Coban?, connection difficulties, female companion
connection difficulties, female companion, coban: August 8, 2002 Hola, Maury – First, apologies for delay in response -- computer was down for move to new house, and getting it back up was delayed due to unavoidable connection difficulties. On your question, I can offer only generalized response,...

Guatemala: Traveling with infant, unfamiliar situation, family relationship
unfamiliar situation, family relationship, van drivers: March 30, 2007 Hola again, Desiree . . . Apology for assuming your daughter was adopted from Guatemala; I get a lot of inquiries related to that. And of course, I could not know that your husband is Guatemalan. With direct family relationship, you...

Guatemala: Travelling in Guatemala, national tourism office, instituto guatemalteco americano
national tourism office, instituto guatemalteco americano, coastal lowlands: March 10, 2005 Hola, Josee-Anne – First, let me admit that I m prejudiced. I first visited Guatemala in 1985, and liked it so much that I ve been going back at every opportunity, sometimes as much as three times in a single year. I ve taken my...

Guatemala: Truth about Casa Guatemala, guatemala adoption, casa guatemala
guatemala adoption, casa guatemala, intermediary service: October 5, 2006 Hola, Apparently you have been reading not only the allexperts questions and replies, but also perhaps a forum with which I am not familiar. I have no idea who BEENTHERE is, nor what he/she wrote. I did reply several months ago...

Guatemala: travel from Belize to Copan Ruinas, regional airline, archeological ruins
regional airline, archeological ruins, time constraints: August 22, 2007 Hola otra vez, Carma . . . Okay, I guessed badly, for you really did mean Copan, Honduras. Yes, that is farther and thus more expensive. And no, they almost certainly will not have scheduled air service. I have not been to Copan, so...

Guatemala: travel in guatemala & belize, mangrove swamps, guatemala city
mangrove swamps, guatemala city, dirt roads: August 17, 2006 Hola, Jennifer . . . Being in “the area� is an elusive concept. The locations you list are not so very far apart by air (not available in all those places) or by super-highway (not available either), but combine the distances with...

Guatemala: travel to visit more rural mayan villages, copan honduras, authentic places
copan honduras, authentic places, mayan villages: Dear Theresa, Guatemala are very few big cities and they are not the ones where you want to spend times anyway. If you want to visit some authentic places the Ixil triangle is the place to go, Chajul , after Nebaj, which already as changed a lot is a good...

Guatemala: travel, spare tires, national airlines
spare tires, national airlines, crazy question: September 16, 2006 Hola, Jessica . . . How long? Flying? Driving? Hiking? ;-) Just could NOT resist that last one. Flying only takes about a half day. Check Taca Airlines (Central American merging of several previous national airlines, including...

Guatemala: traveling to Belize and Guatemala, third world country, mayan villages
third world country, mayan villages, western hemisphere: May 9, 2007 Hola, Katie . . . And thanks for awaiting follow-up. Glad you can extend your stay in Belize for a visit to Guatemala. But must express some concern for a female traveling alone. That can be risky anywhere (even in Colorado?), but especially...

Guatemala: our trip to Guatemala, guatemala city, sense precautions
guatemala city, sense precautions, unsafe areas: Hi Ronit As far as safety goes, pretend you re in an area in the states that you don t feel comfortable in. Take the same precautions. As far as I m concerned personally, Guatemala is not as dangerous as people say it is. I m a blonde, and so is my husband...

Guatemala: Visting Guatemala, latin american destinations, school sponsorship
latin american destinations, school sponsorship, female colleagues: July 1, 2004 Dear Lisa, Delighted you have the chance to visit Guatemala! It s one of the most authentic of Latin American destinations, and my very favorite place there is Antigua. First, you should discard most of your fears about Guatemala being...

Guatemala: Volleyball in Guatemala City, western hemisphere program, fellowship of christian athletes
western hemisphere program, fellowship of christian athletes, volleyball teams: February 28, 2007 Hola, Joanne Sometimes the best answer to a question is a referral to someone else who can answer the question. And that is about the best I can do on this subject. Sorry, but I really know virtually nothing about organized sports...

Guatemala: volunteering, volunteer possibilities, gulf of honduras
volunteer possibilities, gulf of honduras, back packers: September 2, 2005 Hola, Annie -- Yes, perhaps I can give you a couple of specific leads, and some other ways to explore volunteer possibilities. There is a homeless children place I know well, called Casa Guatemala, managed by a friend of mine, Angelina...

Guatemala: Work Exchange opportunity, spanish language classes, volunteer programs
spanish language classes, volunteer programs, exchange opportunity: March 30, 2006 Hola, Dave . . . Afraid my help on this subject will be less than you might want, but let me give you what I can. There are many language schools in Guatemala, the largest number concentrated in Antigua, also in Quetzaltenango (locally...

Guatemala: What is........, evangelical churches, multicultural country
evangelical churches, multicultural country, pope jean paul 2: Hi Sona, Despite this question not exactly in my field of expertise my experience and reading allow me to give you my personal view on this. Guatemala is a multicultural country which influence the believes of the people. It has been considered a long time...

Guiding Light: change in show, close ups, what the heck
close ups, what the heck, ups: I know what you mean. I think I read somewhere that they were going to try a new technique, utilizing hand held cameras. Some of the quality does seem a little poor but I am enjoying the outside shots -it seems a little more realistic. Hang in there, hopefully...

Guiding Light: guiding light, beth raines, my cousin vinny
beth raines, my cousin vinny, james rebhorn: Hi, Kim! Beth Raines father, actually he was her step-father, was named Bradley Raines. We never knew her real father. He was an unemployed spouse abuser and child molester. The actor s name is James Rebhorn. You may not recognize his name but he has...

Guiding Light: Bens Family, kyle sampson, helicopter accident
kyle sampson, helicopter accident, dylans: That is not true at all. Mauve Stoddard was his mom. She married Fletcher Reed and Fletcher adopted him. Soon after Mauve was killed in a helicopter accident. If I remember correctly, Kyle Sampson was his father. Not 100% sure about that. Hope that helps...

Guiding Light: beth raines spauldings father, beth raines, my cousin vinny
beth raines, my cousin vinny, spauldings: Hi Casey, Well James woods is not the actor who played the evil Bradley Raines-your mother was half right. The actor is James Rebhorn. You may not recognize his name but he has been in many, many movies including My Cousin Vinny, 8 Seconds & Independence...

Guiding Light: Cassie's son Jon, reek havoc, princess catherine
reek havoc, princess catherine, right hand man: Danni, good question!!! Reva s son, Jonathan, is her & Richard s son. When she was married to Richard, as Princess Catherine, they had a son. Edmond tried to kill him because he became next in line for the throne, thus knocking Edmund one more step away...

Guiding Light: Cyrus, Marina and Harley???, fortune teller, harley
fortune teller, harley, hugh family: Well, it seems the powers that be are laying the ground work for a Harley/Cyrus paring. I am a hugh GusH fan and not excited about it but I guess it could be interesting. With Harley being Marina s aunt, that would cause a hugh family problem! This is just...

Guiding Light: Guiding Light, phillip spaulding, olivea
phillip spaulding, olivea, guiding light: yes Iam disappointed in the firing Of Grant Alexander who plays phillip spaulding it is a bad move because this character is so core, he is linked to so many character such as the coopers his best friend is a bauer olivea and beth are hios children...

Guiding Light: Jonathan, reva, virginity
reva, virginity, jb: Yes, Jonathan & Tammy are cousins! Well, it goes like this...when Jonathan first came to town nobody knew he was actually Jonathan - he went by JB - and at that time Sandy was still pretending to be Jonathan. Jonathan s mission in life was to ruin the lives...

Guiding Light: michelle, gonna be the one, mbs
gonna be the one, mbs, michele: Mike, Hi yes soon michele will be free, it is not known just yet who is gonna be the one to set her free, but most likely Vanessa, because she is suppose to be up and around soon. Feel free to visit my board it always have the latest updates of springfield....

Guiding Light: Tammy & Jonathan, daughter sarah, car accident
daughter sarah, car accident, tammy: Well, they were written out but I believe they both wanted to pursue their acting careers. Tammy was hit by a car and killed so Jonathan left town with his daughter, Sarah, but made it to look like they were both killed in a car accident. Hope this helps!...

Guiding Light: tammy and jonathan, reva, spoiler
reva, spoiler, speculation: Well, actually they have not slept together other than that first time long, long ago. There have been some rumors flying around that they will end up not being related. Maybe that s why Hawk is in town now, to drop the bomb that possibly Cassie & Reva...

Guinea Pigs: 1 1/2 year old female guinea pig, guinea pig, animal vet
guinea pig, animal vet, pellets: As long as she shows no other signs of illness she should be fine. You may want to try to switch pellet brands, or add a guinea pig mix to her current pellets. Just keep an eye on her to make sure she doesn t show any signs of wheezing, or drainage. Brittan...

Guinea Pigs: 1 baby?, vet charges, guinea pig
vet charges, guinea pig, pedialyte: Parsely does help induce labor, but in my experience, only when the female needs and is ready to go into labor naturally. In order to do the shot the vet will want to do an X-ray, or if he can palpate to feel a retained baby or placenta, that will work too....

Guinea Pigs: 1 day old baby ginnys, ginuea pig, guinea pig
ginuea pig, guinea pig, guinea pigs: Hi Leeann, I m sorry to say that the one baby may die. I m afraid you ll just have to wait and see. Sometimes a pup (guinea pig babies are called pups) are born unthrifty, which basicly means that their internal organs may not be completely formed or...

Guinea Pigs: my 1 year old male guinea pig, guinea pig, freya
guinea pig, freya, 4 months: Freya, Males don t fight if they are matched up right. Just like with females. It is all about their personalities and matching them so they will get along. Get a male who is younger then him in age, so that way your male will be the leader and there will...

Guinea Pigs: 10 week old guinae pig, ear mites, guinea pigs
ear mites, guinea pigs, guinea pig: Guinea pigs naturally have no hair on their ears, except most have some hair in the inside of their ears, depending on the guinea pig s genetic it can also not have hair behind the ear. As long as the guinea pig is not scratching and does not have hairloss...

Guinea Pigs: 1st Hi my name is Taylor i..., guinea pig owner, mini van
guinea pig owner, mini van, bunnies: I can t help you with sexing a pig, I have No idea. Talk to a vet or another Guinea pig owner. Lure her out with food and show her its fun to come out. Or just take the box out and give her like a hut type house she can come out of when she feels ready. If...

Guinea Pigs: 1st Time Owner And My Guina Pig Has Diarrhea, guina pig, reply work
guina pig, reply work, guinea pig: Maggi, I am so so sorry for just now getting back to you with a reply, work has had me doing over time. Diarrhea is cause by a drastic change in diet or dehydration from lack of drinking water. Make sure she has plenty of hay and is eating a lot...

Guinea Pigs: Reply to your answer about 2 1/2 to 3 year old guniea pig, guinea pigs, new cage
guinea pigs, new cage, new pig: Hi Marissa I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I know exactly how you feel. When Graham, my first pig died, I cried for quite a few days and I am a 28 year old guy! I am pleased you are gonna get another piggy. You would be ok to just sanitise the...

Guinea Pigs: I just got 2 baby guinea pigs, baby guinea pigs, guinea pig
baby guinea pigs, guinea pig, frien: If they were truly fighting, you would definitely see it. There would be scuffling and squealing amongst both the guinea pigs. However, they may not be getting a along, and this could lead to true fighting. Some guinea pigs will not bond with another guinea...

Guinea Pigs: 2 baby males, dominant personalities, male babies
dominant personalities, male babies, dominant personality: Was there a female previously in the cage that you put them in, that could be the problem, if a male smells a female or can see one really close by then he often trys to fight with other boars over the female. They were getting along in the mother s cage because...

Guinea Pigs: 2 boars - Introduction, biggles, neutral territory
biggles, neutral territory, guinea pigs: Kathy Thank you for your question! Give the guinea pigs a couple of days in their nuetral environments, Making 100% sure that it is safe to keep them together. Put the cages right beside eachother so they can still talk, sniff and feel eachother. It...

Guinea Pigs: 2 boys, baldwin, seperate
baldwin, seperate, taking the time: Hi Debbie, It was clever to put them in 2 seperate cages for the time being. A solution could be that you make a type of hidy-hole for the baldwin. You told me that he was skinny and the other one was bigger, so if you made a place in the cage where only...

Guinea Pigs: Can 2 brothers same littter stay together or will they fight?, boars, good luck
boars, good luck, babies: Hello Lisa, It really depends on your boars. However most boars who are raised together (such as littermates) generally continue to get along fine throughout their lives. Congratulations on your new pups and good luck! -kkat http://www.geocities.com/abyssinianguineapig...

Guinea Pigs: my 2 bucks are fighting, female rabbit, male rabbit
female rabbit, male rabbit, guinea pig: Charlie -- Well, I don t know a lot about rabbits, but it sounds as though you re doing the right thing. Fighting between bucks is normal, especially when there is a female present. Putting them separate was a good idea. Sorry I couldn t be more help....

Guinea Pigs: 2 FEMALES GP ACTING DIFFERENT, 2 females, size recommendations
2 females, size recommendations, cage size: Hello Amber, The sores and scabs on them could be due to illness (a parasitic problem, usually mites), or it may have been caused by the other piggie. How large is the cage? Cages which are too small causes fights - that s a fact. They need space simply...

Guinea Pigs: (2) Fighting Guninea's, expert vet, kensington ct
expert vet, kensington ct, guinea pigs: Hi The problem might have been the way in which the two pigs were introduced together again. If you put one male pig in the house that belongs to another then fighting is always a possibility. The only advice I can give is to keep trying to introduce...

Guinea Pigs: 2 females and a baby, adult females, 2 females
adult females, 2 females, two females: Hi David I am in Sheffield. Its perfectly fine to keep the two adult females with the baby. They will probably share the mothering duties. You need to find out the sex of the baby at 3 weeks of age really as a boy can be sexually mature very early....

Guinea Pigs: 2 females fighting, guinea pigs, guinea pig
guinea pigs, guinea pig, 2 females: Either the cage can be too small and the guinea pigs could be fighting for territory or they are just not going to get along at all. Generally when you have two guinea pigs the cage should be 30 x 50 . If the cage seems big enough for the two you may just...

Guinea Pigs: about 2 females, pig space, guinea pigs
pig space, guinea pigs, 2 females: Sorry for my late response as I share my computer and my roomate was deleting my e-mails. Good job on the grid cages! They re so great aren t they? My first question is are you positive they are both females? Next, guinea pigs, sometimes, like personal space....

Guinea Pigs: My 2 Guinea Pigs, guinea pigs, two females
guinea pigs, two females, food bowl: Just as a side note, you ll probably get one message saying that this question was outside of my expertise. Just ignore it, I accidentally pressed the wrong selection when I went to answer you. As far as treats, you can try several different things. A...

Guinea Pigs: 2 Guinea pigs, guinea pig, guinea pigs
guinea pig, guinea pigs, two females: Hi again Ok, well thats a little more surprising but not unheard of. The same thing applies though, if one is doing real damage to the other then you do need to separate them. you just need to judge if things get bad enough for this to be neccesary. ...

Guinea Pigs: one of my 2 guinea pigs died today..., guinea pigs, two pigs
guinea pigs, two pigs, guinea pig: Hi Nikki Its very likely the decreased appetite is down to her sadness at losing her friend but you might like to get her checked by a vet to make sure there isnt anything else wrong. If, as suspected, bereavement is the cause, you should consider getting...

Guinea Pigs: My 2 guinea pigs died, 1 after the other in less than 2 weeks :(, little bit of rain, guinea pigs
little bit of rain, guinea pigs, guinea pig: Karla, with them being exposed to the elements outside there s really no telling what could have happened. My only conclusion that I could make was they died of pneumonia since they both died so suddenly. I m so sorry that they died. Generally, when it rains...

Guinea Pigs: can i put 2 guinea pigs together, guinea pigs, guinea pig
guinea pigs, guinea pig, unwanted babies: Hello, Do not put your girls with your boy as you would have a lot of unwanted babies. You could buy your guinea a friend but that may result with fighting. If you do want to buy your guinea a friend you could firstly spray them both with perfume so they...

Guinea Pigs: My 2-guinea pigs, guinea pigs, guinea pig
guinea pigs, guinea pig, having trouble breathing: Sometimes male piggies make sounds to show dominence, and all the other actions they are doing ar normal. I belive this is what it is. But if the pig has eye or nose discharge, not eating/drinking, or becomes inactive, the vet is necessary. URI are common...

Guinea Pigs: how 2 make a hutch 4 ur guinea pig, guinea pigs, guinea pig
guinea pigs, guinea pig, indoor cages: Hello Amy If you are talking about an outdoor hutch you should reconsider keeping your guinea pigs outside because they will be much tamer and friendlier if kept indoors. An outdoor hutch consites of a wooden box with a wire front, the front is hinged...

Guinea Pigs: 2 Male Guinea Pigs, guinea pigs, two pigs
guinea pigs, two pigs, weird behavior: Hi Satin Any change in environment can cause a change in behaviour. I suspect that your rabbit, as a bigger animal, was the dominant one and so when he died, the two pigs had to re-establish the pecking order. If they are not actually hurting each...

Guinea Pigs: 2 male brothers. One won't stop mounting the other, establishing dominance, male pigs
establishing dominance, male pigs, typical response: Hi Maureen I had a similar question the other day and I explained that this was one pig establishing dominance over the other. However, it is very unusual for it to go on for so long. It is unlikely that the larger pig is scared as such as the typical...

Guinea Pigs: 2 male guinea pigs, guinea pig owners, guinea pigs
guinea pig owners, guinea pigs, group animals: Sarah, Their is nothing to worry about with your two guinea pigs. The chasing is normal, it is mostly play but as with all group animals play helps in establishing who is alpha. Guinea Pig groups have 2 alphas male and female of course, but in the same...

Guinea Pigs: 2 male guinea pigs, male pigs, hump
male pigs, hump, lorraine: Hi Lorraine This is quite a common problem, but if the behaviour is limited to humping rather than any fighting then there isnt a great deal to worry about in terms of possible injuries. Neutering may solve the problem but it often doesnt have any impact,...

Guinea Pigs: 2 male guinea pigs fun, guinea pigs, guinea pig
guinea pigs, guinea pig, jingle balls: Hello Barb, Whether or not they will fight depends on individual piggies. Getting another piggies is a good idea because piggies thrive with social interaction with their own kind. If they do fight though they may make better neighbors than cagemates. That...

Guinea Pigs: 2 male piggies, guinea pigs, exact science
guinea pigs, exact science, piggies: Hi Barb This isnt an exact science and there are no guarantees. However, you can usually put a baby male with an adult male without any problems and I have done this succesfully each time I have tried it. It must be a baby though or fighting is much more...

Guinea Pigs: 2 males, two pigs, new pig
two pigs, new pig, diddly: Hi Jen The whole dominance behaviour ritual thing usually lasts a couple of days. It sounds like the two pigs will get on fine though as if two males were going to fight they would usually do it straight away. For future reference, take a look at the...

Guinea Pigs: 2 males, one bites the other., blade area, fresh veggies
blade area, fresh veggies, shoulder blade: Hi Bill I have had a similar problem recently. If it is getting to they stage where blood is being drawn, you really need to bite the bullet and separate them or serious injury could occur. You could try giving them one of everything each but I cant...