Central America

Is Antigua, Guatemala Overrated?

Distinctive cobblestone streets are full to the brim with tourists, expats and locals alike.  Crumbling churches stand behind locked gates, while next door is a modern hotel or restaurant.  Vivid ‘chicken buses’ whizz around, while packed to the rafters with locals.  Around another corner, you’ll spot a row of tourists shuttles ready to take the […]

The Jungle Utopia Semuc Champey

Diving into crystal turquoise pools in the middle of the Guatemalan jungle.  Scaling rickety stairs 500m up a cliff to look out onto the gleaming pools and the surrounding lush wilderness.   Meandering through a narrow cave, with just a candle to guide your way.  This isn’t the chronicles of a National Geographic explorer, this […]