Even though I was only in Belize for 10 days, I couldn’t resist the temptation to pop over the border into Guatemala to revisit Tikal.  Ever since my first visit in 2002 with Alexa I’ve been wanting to return – I just found it such a timeless and awesome place to experience. I took, Read More

I was really looking forward to seeing Antigua, and after our trip up Pacaya we had a couple of days to explore the town before the two Johns had to head back to California.  We really loved the town for its architecture, laid-back atmosphere, great food and good bars.  It didn’t disappoint!     , Read More

The bus ride from Copan in Honduras to Antigua in Guatemala took some time, and it was dark by the time we arrived in the city.  We had some luck finding a good deal at a beautiful colonial-era hotel near the market, and as Poff and Earner had one last day before flying home, Read More

This was a three-week backpacking trip through three countries across the Yucatan Peninsula.  Unfortunately I didn’t have a digital camera back then but I have a few scanned photos that I’ll include here. The journey began in Belize on the sleepy island of Caye Caulker popular with backpackers.  It was good to have a, Read More