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