Take the population of Florence or New Orleans, move north, norther, yeah there, and sprinkle them on an island the size of – hmmm – a bit more than Portugal … Continue reading
The Big Trip Now
I left you in Guatemala and what better follow up post than snow in Canada? Right?!
This is our fourth winter while on the road and we are facing it, some … Continue reading
I have been waiting to visit Guatemala for awhile now. In the traveling groups I badly try to keep up with, everybody raves about it, it is the favorite spot … Continue reading
Big cities, even in ‘developing’ countries, provide the expected. But as they say, good things come in small packages, and in the case of travel, it often proves to be … Continue reading
After almost 6 weeks, we finally gathered our wits about us and left San Cris behind.
San Cristobal de las Casas is not Cancun or any other flashy place you may … Continue reading
Having a big yard and plentiful rains, daily, regularly, mercilessly keeping things wet and green results in a) surprisingly clean car; b) perpetually wet feet; and c) children knee deep … Continue reading
When we started I never would have thought that we would last this long. Never in my deeply and wonderfully disturbed dreams did I see myself taking a picture of … Continue reading
Welcome to our home for the next month.
Here is how it all happened – learn how experienced travelers make such important decisions. Or how not to do it.
We arrived in … Continue reading
Xochimilco – a quintessential tourist trap, in which a non-mexican will likely get lost in and pay dearly for each and every step around it. It is crowdy, loud and … Continue reading
The Spanish discovered silver here. They needed a town. Guanajuato was born.
There was lots of silver through these mountains and the place was prosperous. The colonialists had lots of money … Continue reading