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Vulkanwahnsinn

Vulkanwahnsinn

  In Guatemala, speziell in und nach der Zeit um Antigua, überkam uns ein regelrechter und wortwörtlicher Vulkanwahnsinn. Innerhalb von 8 Wochen haben wir 4 der schönsten und höchsten Vulkane Guatemalas besteigen können. Wenn möglich immer ohne Tour, nur wir und...
A Culinary Conundrum in Guatemala

A Culinary Conundrum in Guatemala

Life at Lake Atitlan involves a lot of great food. Life in San Marcos la Laguna involves a lot of vegetables. This is not a problem for us as we eat vegetarian at least half of the time. However, after months of street tacos, vegetables and chicken being our main diet...
Yaxha

Yaxha

Close to the famous Tikal ruins in Guatemala lie the lesser-known Mayan site of Yaxhá. Despite being only 30km as the quetzal flies from its famous neighbour, the drive is a little longer. As a result far fewer tourists make the journey to explore these amazing ruins....
Volunteering

Volunteering

Neben den ganzen Spanischstunden arbeitete ich noch als Volunteer in einer Auffangstation fur unterernährte Babies, welche von Maya Familien nicht ‘entsprechend’ ernährt werden können. Mangeldes Wissen über Ernährung sowie nicht vorhandenes Einkommen sind oft die...
Career change

Career change

Time to trade in that cushy graphic design job for a job unloading trucks in Guatemala. Our cross-country journey was going well. Possibly too well. The roads were much better than our previous trip across Guatemala. It looked like we might be able to get to a very...
Volunteering Abroad ~ Guatemala

Volunteering Abroad ~ Guatemala

We knew that when we headed out for a life on the road that we wanted to spend time volunteering in the places we explored. We had done a variety of volunteer work back in Oregon from Habitat to Humanity to Fences for Fidos to cooking for the families at the Ronald...
Antigua

Antigua

Cabaña Suiza, unglaublich hilfreiche und overlander-freundliche Schweizer Familie.   Nachdem wir uns mit aller Gemütlichkeit langsam durch das wunderschöne Guatemala bewegten, hiess es nun endlich auch mal wieder aktiv zu werden. Geistig aktiv um es genauer zu sagen....
Guatemala

Guatemala

  Yaxha Guatemala, DAS Highligh von Zentralamerika….MEIN absolutes Highlight von Zenralamerika. Auch wenn das eine so schwere Aussage ist! Bereits monatelang vorher hatte ich mich mega darauf gefreut. Warum…weiss ich nicht, doch irgendetwas hatte mich stark dort...
AirBnB Review ~ 7 Volcanoes

AirBnB Review ~ 7 Volcanoes

When we started researching Lake Atitlan we knew we were spending one month in a cottage at Pasajcap, however with our friends Pete & Natasha still residing in our cottage rental for a bit, I reached out to the San Marcos Facebook page in search of lodging for the...