It’s been several months now since I’ve been trying to shrug off bronchitis; Guatemala’s rainy season hasn’t made it any easier. So after much thought, I’ve decided …[ Read More → ]
I’m starting to see a pattern to the Guatemalan Highlands. Mountain after mountain. Ravine after ravine. Tortilla after tortilla.
Here, the paved backroads are ridiculously steep, and the dirt trails even steeper. Up and down. And up and down. Throw …[ Read More → ]
Here are a few pictures of our backcountry ride from Poptun to Coban, via Fray Bartolome de las Casas. It was a challenging three day journey, that took us into rugged Alta Verapaz, amongst rocky outcrops and milna, coffee and …[ Read More → ]
We’ve now crossed back from Chiapas, Mexico, into El Peten, Guatemala’s jungle-covered, northerly province. Our plan is to loop up and around Peten Itza lake to Poptun, via El Remate and Tikal, before cutting back on a dirt road across …[ Read More → ]
My visa for Guatemala has run out, so Cara and I have headed over the Mexican border into Chiapas once more. Having dug back into my diary, I’ve realised that I was last in this beautiful, rugged area way back …[ Read More → ]