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Getting to the Bay Islands

Wednesday, 28 Feb 2007 | Views [1624]

Roatan, an island 50km off the coast of Honduras in the Carribean, and the destination for a weeks worth of sleeping, eating and snorkelling. To get to the island we had to make for La Ceiba where we would catch a ferry to the island. In our ignorance, ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Gallery: Rio Dulce/Livingston

Tuesday, 27 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Flores/Tikal

Tuesday, 27 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery


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The majestic Rio Dulce

Tuesday, 27 Feb 2007 | Views [1474]

The only way to get to Livingstone is by boat down the Rio Dulce river. From Flores we got a bust tp Rio Dulce, where we got a lancha to take us down river to the fairly small village of Livingstone, on the small section of Carribean coast which is ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


The kingdom of the Maya

Tuesday, 27 Feb 2007 | Views [1464]

The primary reason for our visit to Flores, was to take a day trip to the ruins of Tikal. To us it was just a bonus that the village of Flores was so nice. It is a little penninula which just into Lake Peten Itza and which is connected to the mailand ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Gallery: San Marcos/Lake Atitlan

Tuesday, 27 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Ah... the joys of travel

Tuesday, 27 Feb 2007 | Views [1400] | Comments [1]

We had a bit of an adventure getting to Flores, the place from which we planned to visit the ruins of Tikal in Guatemala´s north. When we were in Antigua, we booked ourselves a bus ticket from Antigua to Flores, we later realised that we would need to ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!


Slowing down in San Marcos

Sunday, 11 Feb 2007 | Views [1616] | Comments [5]

For the past few days, we have been chilling out on the shores of Lake Atitlan. The lake is formed in a Calderra (collapsed volcanic cone)and it covers 128 sq/km and reaches depths of more the 320m. As we hit the top of the volcanic rim, we looked ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


Crazy Markets

Sunday, 11 Feb 2007 | Views [1209]

On Thursdays and Sundays the town of Chichicastenango comes alive - it hosts one of the largest indigenous markets in Guatemala. We decided to do a day trip there for the Sunday Markets. Chichi is in the Guatemalan Highlands, and the bus ride was simply ... Read more >

Tags: Markets


Boiling hot Mag-ma

Tuesday, 6 Feb 2007 | Views [1846] | Comments [7]

Volcano Pacaya is an active volcano that is about 1.5 hours drive from Antigua, and for US$7 you get to go on a guided walk to the top. To us, this is an offer too good to refuse, so on Friday 2/02 Pete and I left Antigua for the 7 hour sunset tour ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains


Antigua

Tuesday, 6 Feb 2007 | Views [428]

Seems that Antigua has run out of Quetsales (local currency!), so while Pete is in one of the queues to try and get some form of cash - I thought that I would take the chance to get some of my thoughts about Antigua and Guatemala up here! We arrived ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Gallery: Chi Chi Markets

Monday, 5 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Antigua

Sunday, 4 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery


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