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adminee
10/16/2020 11:21 EST

Welcome to the Guatemala forum. If you're new or have been using the forum a long time, please take a few minutes to introduce yourself and tell us a bit about yourself and your life abroad. If you're a newcomer and have questions about living in Guatemala, post your introduction here and your questions and comments in a new topic.

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PilotAmber
9/19/2022 11:23 EST

Hello there! I'm an aviation attorney, helicopter pilot & circus/aerial artist looking to relocate from SoCal to Antigua (or possibly Lake Atitlan). I have a nearly one year old daughter. My partner is an avid rock climber, hiker, and general outdoorsman. Now that I'm working remotely full time (thanks, COVID!), the world is my oyster and I've convinced my partner that we should look into living in Guatemala. He's agreed to 'try it out' for 6 months, but I'm hoping that he will fall in love with the country as much as I have. I've spent a bit of time in Guatemala, mostly at Lake Atitlan, Antigua, and around Tikal. I'm really looking for genuine community - to show my daughter that there is more to life than what you find here in the US. In order to convince my partner that Guatemala is the place for us, I'm really looking for 4 things - 1) affordable, quality childcare for our daughter; 2) lots of challenging outdoor activities (rock climbing, hiking); 3) an avid aviation and circus communities (which I know exist) for my own happiness & peace of mind; and 4) quality, reliable healthcare.

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freewayxp
9/18/2022 20:13 EST

We live in both Northern California and in Guatemala. We are both mostly retired hearing instrument specialist / audiologist and Registered Nurse. We have an avocado farm and a off-grid laboratory that microbiological products for the benefits of horticulture in the hills of Antigua, Guatemala.

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ybnormal824
9/15/2022 18:59 EST

I have been married to my husband from Guatemala for 42 years. I have never been but we will be going to visit the beginning of next year. We will be looking at considering moving there. Too many issues in the US. I would like to find out more about how to handle retirement payments that we receive monthly, health services, best areas to live, affordability, etc. He has a family home in the good part of Zona 18.

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