Tagged: Meditation

On the Move to Vietnam

After weeks of stagnation, things are moving and shaking around here.  Oh man, I needed to stay still these past 7 weeks! Catching a cold and hurting my foot while in Sydney were loud...

Learning to Love Vipassana Meditation

The rules were strict. We turned in our car keys, our cell phones, and they locked the gate. The schedule was grueling with at least 10 hours of meditation every day starting at 4:30...

Volcano Acatenango: An Unexpected Journey

The sky was a bright blue, and the air already felt crisp and cool in the small village of La Soledad, about 2800 feet higher than Antigua.  Acatenango loomed in front of me. For...

Guatemala Meets Enlightenment

San Marcos la Laguna Atitlan is unlike any other Guatemalan town I have visited. Lake Atitlan is the largest lake in Guatemala. Small towns and volcanoes pepper its shores, making it an ideal tourist...