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Monmeilleurami
4/21/2013 21:26 EST

Hello there!

As I am approaching the so called "retirement age". I have been wondering...if I'd be able to survive here in the States. Anyways, I've traveled to Guatemala many, many times, and like they say; "I've seen it all" including Antigua Guatemala, and the famous Lake Atitlan. Now, to make this story short; a question to those people who know these areas well: which of these places will be cheaper to live?

Gracias!
Estella

Monmeilleurami
5/3/2013 22:59 EST

To: Xela23


May I ask you how much were you paying for your monthly pad in Xela? Why only for a year? Was this recently that you were there?

Gracias!

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Xela23
5/3/2013 15:58 EST

Xela!
Quetzaltenango is just a beautiful affordable place to live, free of the city rush, full of culture and delicious foods.
Lived there for a year with just about $700 per month to cover rent and expenses. :)

EcuadorDean
4/29/2013 10:28 EST

Xela may be a little chilly at night in the winter but it is not a problem, don't worry no snow! If you would like to see Xela check my youtube presentaton
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvDuMhbpT5U Quetzaltenango-Xela, Guatemala

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