Those of you who have been following our blog know that we’ve spent the last few weeks hanging around in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. It’s a sticky place for Vanlifers and once we arrive here, it’s always hard to leave. BUT, we recently had a great opportunity to meet up with some friends in Antigua, Guatemala … More Stepping Away from Vanlife /// A Trip to Antigua, Guatemala
Hola mis amigos! As our last blog post left off in Central Mexico – you might be wondering how we got to Guatemala so quickly. The answer is… we actually got here somewhat slowly – Sally’s usual pace. We’ve just been distracted by Guatemala (this country seems to have that effect on us) and I’ve … More ‘Schooled’ by Travel, Part 2: Language, Culture & Simplicity /// Southern Mexico & Guatemala
We’re back on the road!!! After 2 months in one place on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, we were overdue to start making tracks toward home. We’ve been on the road for a few days already and are currently back in San Cristobal de Las Casas (Chiapas, MX). But before getting to our latest road tripping adventures, … More Back on the Road: Lake Atitlan, Guatemala to Chiapas, Mexico
We wake up early to the alarm going off. It’s 6:00 AM and although it’s daylight, it feels like an ungodly hour to be getting up. I stumble out of the van and my eye catches fellow Pasajcapper Laynni, already up on the deck doing yoga. Damn… how does she do it?! Marc transforms the … More A Day in the Life on Lake Atitlan – Hiking
A Day in the Life I wake up early to my alarm going off. I press snooze. When my alarm wakes me for a second time, I groggily roll out of bed. I love mornings but I hate getting up – go figure. When I come back down from the shared Overlander bathroom, Walter’s cute … More A Day in the Life on Lake Atitlan – Volunteering
This is our second winter in a row driving from Canada to Guatemala – each time in search of adventure, picturesque locales, warmth and learning – roughly in that order. On each road trip, we’ve made an effort to change up the route so that we can discover new people and places. But in both … More Why Travel to Lake Atitlan, Guatemala?
After a brief respite in fresh mountain air, it was time to discover another of Mexico’s colonial cities. The drive from Pueblos Mancomunados to San Cristobal de Las Casas took one and a half days of driving up and down very windy mountain roads. We did our best to accommodate our sensitive radiator… the windows … More San Cristobal de Las Casas & Crossing into Guatemala