Category Archives: Latin America

Cuba to Costa Rica… via Germany, England and Lanzarote. What the?!?

After our flight departing Havana got cancelled, due to an apparently cyclone, Michael and I spent 2 days completely stranded at Havana airport. Cubana airlines didn’t have any other available flights for at least 5 days, refused to give us … Continue reading

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Rum, cigars and… Cubans… with their hats!!

There are a lot of positive things about visiting Cuba; cheap rum, mammoth cigars, some beautiful historic buildings and of course all the old cars and countryside – a very surreal country. Still largely cut off from the world and … Continue reading

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Guatemala, Belize and back into MEXICO!!! Para mas tequila con mis amigos!!

After studying Spanish in Xela for 2 months, Michael and I were keen to hit the road again. We had a month before I was meeting some mates in Cancun… until then we planned to play it by ear, with … Continue reading

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Jungle sunset!?!

Sunset from the jungle island, Isla de Flores. A small island town situated in the North of Guatemala. Not a bad place to get stuck for a few days with a stupid infection, though the mozzies are stealthy little bastards … Continue reading

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Estoy viviendo en GUATEMALA!!!

Hola mundo!!! As I haven’t properly blogged since arriving in Guatemala, and as I am currently trapped in a flooded apartment in Xela, I thought I would take the opportunity to blog about life in Guatemala… We survived an epic … Continue reading

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Getting lost…

Roaming around… Lost… In the markets of San Francisco Alta, in the Guatemalan highlands… Huge crowds of people from all over the country come to this mercardo , which makes for some great people watching and interesting tiendas and venders … Continue reading

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Lake Atitlan

Our view of lake Atitlan while eating a yummy breakfast of banana and honey crepes at our hostel in Santa Cruz, Guatemala

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