Guatemala

Tikal – The disappointment of a guided tour

My plan to cycle to Tikal through the remote jungle trails via the ruins of El Zotz was a failure, but it made for a great adventure. I cycled around the stunning Lake Petén Itza and stayed in the small tourist...
El Zotz

Lost in the Jungle – El Zotz to Tikal

I had a plan. It was to cycle through the remote Guatemalan jungle to the famed ruins of Tikal via the little known ruins of El Zotz. I was unable to find any information to confirm if it was possible. The best...
El Tigre

Cycling to El Mirador – Guatemala

I hadn't heard of anybody ever cycling to El Mirador, the largest grouping of Mayan ruins in the world. The steamy, remote northern Guatemalan jungle near the Mexican border is their home. Was it possible. Was ...

Spanish Language School in Flores – Guatemala

I had a week to kill in Flores, Guatemala. It was time to head of to a Spanish language School in Flores. It was never my intention to stay in Flores to learn at a Spanish Language School, but the timing and th...

Guatemala – How not to cross into a country

Guatemala was calling my name. I'm not sure I was listening. It occurred to me that I really didn't want to leave Mexico. I made lame excuses to stay. It was too hot. There might be some rain today. The pool is...

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