Author: Alison Lenton

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Attacked by a jealous monkey

This is the story of how I came to be bitten by a jealous lady-monkey and survived to tell the tale. In the interest of full disclosure, I also experienced a nightmare-come-true whilst volunteering...

Three Countries in 8 Days: El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua 1

Three Countries in 8 Days: El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua

We had a date for Christmas with Costa Rica, but had been finding it difficult to end our relationship with Guatemala. This left us a mere 8 days to make our way through three...

Back to School, Xela Style 0

Back to School, Xela Style

After having gone to school from 3 to 30, I thought I was done with it forever.  But nope, at age   [eerrrrrr…..input error!]           I became a student again for...

We Fell in Love with San Pedro (La Laguna) 0

We Fell in Love with San Pedro (La Laguna)

Incredible scenery, ideal weather, friendly locals, a wide selection of restaurants, cheap booze, new friends, fresh limonada everywhere, our own bread lady, hammocks; what more could one want? After spending an extra week in...