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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...

The Bread Ladies of San Pedro: They are coming to get you! 1

The Bread Ladies of San Pedro: They are coming to get you!

We survived three nights in San Pedro before succumbing. Stalked up and down main street each day, finally we were exhausted and gave in. I have a bread lady now, each morning she catches...

A Medical Intermission 4

A Medical Intermission

Isn’t Typhoid something you learn about at school studying the middle ages ; not a life threatening condition you happen to pick up two weeks into a trip! I can’t believe I am actually...

Liberating Turtles in Hawaii 1

Liberating Turtles in Hawaii

Imagine walking down a pitch black beach on the Pacific coast of  Guatemala at two in the morning, with high swell and crashing surf … during a thunderstorm. Your job is to find the...

Easing into Travel: Antigua, Guatemala 1

Easing into Travel: Antigua, Guatemala

Surrounded by three volcanoes and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, we chose Antigua as the gateway to our round-the-world adventure. We read a lot of travel advice before undertaking this trip and it was...