Apologies for the radio silence on our end. We’ve been thoroughly enjoying a break from the internet in a small coastal surf town called El Paredon. It was our next destination after the volcano hike and Antigua we truly felt it was time to warm up, so we did the 2 hour drive to the … Continue reading 12 Days of Lazing and into El Salvador!
As a warning this post contains the highlight of our trip so far. Thank you Guatemala! Antigua was once the capital of Guatemala, and now stands testament to the beautiful colonial architecture which once thrived here. It’s unfortunate to say but a lot of the cities we’ve passed through - not least Guatemala city - … Continue reading Antigua and Seeing a Volcano Erupt!
‘The most beautiful place I’ve been to in the world’ was just one of the recommendations we personally got about Semuc Champey. A set of blue pools set in the midst of the jungle, we didn’t encounter anyone who had been and didn’t enjoy it. So we decided it would be worth the gruelling drive … Continue reading Experiencing the Rainy Season in Semuc Champey
We crossed the border into Guatemala and sent about doing the usual ‘new country chore list’. Getting the sim card, doing the big shop, getting the car insurance. Luckily for us, the border crossing was quick and smooth and so was our chore list. The only hiccup was that we couldn’t buy insurance until a … Continue reading Country number 8 – Our first week in Guatemala