Tag: guatemala

Tuesday yumminess!

Sitting happily in Copán, Honduras, where we have met fantastic people, I can finally post, as promised, a Tuesday yumminess from Central America. Tadaaaaaaa! This week, I’m taking you to… Guatemala!  While in Antigua, we got to try the (almost) Guatemalan national dish: a dish called pepián. This is a stew (or recados) that is…

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H for high and happy 

Out of breathe (who wouldn’t with a frigging tent, a yoga mat, a sleeping bag, enough food / water and warm clothes on the back to survive an overnight at 3’700 meters?) and slightly dizzy (It was the first time that my body was affected by the altitude. It isn’t a mountain legend after all!),…

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G for grateful 

Meanwhile in Guatemala… I have moaned a lot (lot) about my twisted ankle (update: the recovery has been surprisingly quick. So quick that I have signed up for the two-day hike on the Acatenango volcano. Let’s hope this lousy bugger can handle it), complained about a bad cold that took us down (update: chest, nose…

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F for famous for a reason 

Ok guys, let’s start with a confession… Over the time and through my (what I like to see as extensive) travels, I have become a spoiled traveler. Many sites or places, described as amazing or not to miss, failed to impress me. I did feel guilty at times for feeling that way, especially when I…

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E for expect the unexpected 

… And the least we can say is that we definitely had some unexpected events the past three days! As planned, we left Caye Caulker at stupid o’clock in the morning. One speed boat, 30ish souls and an open ocean. I mean what could go wrong… Well what about everything? With every wave we encountered…

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