Feliz Navidad

Antigua is a beautiful Guatemalan mountain village with a wealth of history. It hosts numerous churches with varying degrees of dilapidation. Many have been destroyed by earthquakes. Walking down the cobble streets the colourful buildings look so pretty with the forested volcano hills in the background. A grand, yellow arch was built to mark the... Continue Reading →

First stop in Guatemala – Mira flores

The long bus journey from Bacalar, Mexico to Mira Flores, Guatemala was definitely worth it. We crossed two borders and traveled 10 hours through three countries. Driving out of Mexico through the jungle was beautifully scenic, the road fairly smooth, lined with tropical, dark green vegetation. When we entered Belize I could see a difference... Continue Reading →

Story time

As I sat down and became engrossed in sewing some buttons on my dress in San Diego a friend I made earlier sat next to me and informed me that the best time to get wild, weird and wonderful life stories was in the evening. The night before she had asked a guy in the... Continue Reading →

Lagoon life in Bacalar

Strolling along the wooden pier out onto the edge of the vast lagoon, I could see the lush green jungle on the other side several miles away. I sat down under the hut which was crafted from palm tree leaves and gazed into the seven coloured lagoon. The varying shades of blue were separated into... Continue Reading →

Top tips for travelling in Mexico

-Getting to Mexico: Use Google flights, or Skyscanner to find the cheapest airport to fly into (Cancun tends to be pretty cheap). From all the major airports ADO bus stops are near. They connect you to all the major spots to visit in Mexico. ADO buses are safe and inexpensive. This is the best way... Continue Reading →

Lagoon life in Bacalar

Strolling along the wooden pier out onto the edge of the vast lagoon, I could see the lush green jungle on the other side several miles away. I sat down under the hut which was crafted from palm tree leaves and gazed into the seven coloured lagoon. The varying shades of blue were separated into... Continue Reading →

Muyil ruins

The most peaceful, tranquil and least touristic ruins I have seen so far, were at the Muyil archeological site. I took an ado bus from Tulum for twenty minutes to reach the area. On entering the site, the lack of people was so refreshing. I was on my own exploring the jungle, old ruins and... Continue Reading →

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