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A New Hope Filming Locations: Star Wars Traveller – Yavin 4 (a.k.a. Tikal)

Nineteen seconds! Just NINETEEN SECONDS! That is as long as the ‘Star Wars Episode IV‘ scene in Guatemala lasted. The shot of Tikal, first seen on 98 minutes (and again on 105 mins), features the Millennium Falcon spaceship flying over … Continue reading

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Central America 2012/13 Pt I: Volcan Pacaya (Guatemala)

“Officially this is one of the most dangerous places on the planet and its also known as the land of disasters. Hurricanes rage through here, earthquakes rip it up and molten lava spews from its volcanoes. Welcome to Guatemala!” – … Continue reading

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