Stuck in Guatemala, April 20 – 28th

Yesterday we received an email from friends back home in BC. Barb & Mike drove the Pan American highway 15+ years ago. Her reply to our hold up was “if nothing goes wrong, it’s just a holiday!” During their journey, they were without their truck...

Lockdown in Guatemala, April 1 – 19th

The past 2 weeks have passed by surprisingly fast, though the hours seem to sometimes drag. Judging by reports online it appears that the virus hasn’t yet reached its peak in Central America, numbers are slowly but steadily climbing & how accurate they are...

San Marcos & Quarantine March 16 – 31

San Marcos is a pretty lake side town with dual identities. The Mayan community of fisherman & farmers, who have been here since the beginning of their time and the travellers who come here seeking a ‘higher sense of being’. Believed to be a place of...

Chichi – San Marcos, March 15.

Bruce behaved himself for the rest of the day. Passing along the mountain side towns, they all started to blurr one into another, as thoughts of how Covid-19 is causing the world to shut down. We’ve just had word that Whistler & Blackcomb mountains are...

Lanquin – Chichicastenango, March 13 – 14

Feeling a little antsy about the virus and hearing of the border closing, we are keen to get to San Marcos asap. We left Lanquin gas station at 8am, just in time to sneak through the first part of the road works, but were stopped for a half hour at the next. Climbing...
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