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It finally happened. After living in Africa for nearly two years I, Rebecca, am sick of the sun. Sitting in the sunshine, I've complied a list of things this Canadian girl misses about that wonderful, incredible, often-dreamt-of, wistfully-thought-of season: winter.

What men can learn from washing clothes by hand

The following information is important for everybody form a first-world country, especially men! Unlike at home, where your mother or your wife does the washing (I apologise, there are many men doing their own laundry around the world, but still…), you have to do it yourself in Guatemala. Now, you may say: That’s no problem, I know how to use a washing machine. Well, so do I, but that does not help at all in Guatemala.

What people say and what they really mean in Guatemala

The meaning of what people in Guatemala say is often not straightforward. Public opinion is that the truth can be bent at least a little. Though the following points do not apply to all Guatemalans (and most certainly not to us in OM), they are actually used by a large enough percentage to take them seriously (which means to not take them too seriously). Here are ten things that people in Guatemala say - and also what they’re actually saying: