We spent 6 wonderful weeks in Guatemala in Nov\Dec 2017. The culture, colour and friendliness we experienced made Guatemala one of our favourite places to visit. There is much poverty in the area but yet the people seem happy and are very welcoming. Yes you may get scammed, 65Q for […]
Xela – a home away from home!
Quetzaltenango, or as its more commonly known Xela, was our home away from home for 2 and a half weeks in Dec 2017. Xela is the second largest city in Guatemala and one of the best destinations to learn Spanish as you get a true immersion in Guatemalan culture and […]
The Long and Winding Road to Semuc Champey
Enter the words “Backpacking” and “Guatemala” in Google and Semuc Champey is sure to pop out at you almost immediately. Semuc Champey is located in the Alta Verapaz department and is a series of limestones pools in which the river Cahabón flows underneath. These pools consist of numerous colors ranging from […]