Wednesday, 20th August Today we left our home for the past week, San Pedro La Laguna and caught a shuttle bus leaving at 9:30am in the direction of Guatemala City. As we found out when we got on the bus though, the bus was due to stop in Antigua from where we would catch another […]
Tuesday, 12th August We got up and packed up our gear. We have by now become quite used to this although somehow always manage to pack in a different way each time. We have yet to find the optimum packing method, some days are better than others. We then had our free breakfast of cornflakes, […]
Here are some videos from Guatemala. The first is of bats emerging from a cave in Lanquin to go hunting (the cave is out of sight) and the second is of Pacaya Volcano steaming away.
Saturday, 9th August We left Lanquin at around 8am, the shuttle bus only turning up about 20 minutes late. We would be travelling with everyone bound for Flores and Antigua as far as Coban where we would part ways and we would travel on to Antigua. The bus was larger than the previous one we […]
Thursday, 7th August We left Flores at 8am or thereabouts bound for Semuc Champey, a popular destination for seeing beautiful waterfalls, pools and rivers in a valley set amongst Guatemalan jungle and forest. We had booked this leg through a travel agent in Flores so we didn’t have to think about too much. That included […]
Tuesday, 5th August We got next to no sleep last night due to the combination of a screeching cat, noisy neighbours, church bells for to a 6:30am mass right opposite our window, a mis-informed cockerel crowing at 3am and a roadside mechanic at around 5am. So, more than a little tired we eventually gave up […]