Active Sophie! October 7th 2007 One of the things that I´m loving about Guatemala so far is that the internet is really quick! In Mexico it took me forever to upload my photos, but it takes a matter of seconds here- yahoo!
From Flores I travelled to a town called Poptun to stay at a place called Finca Ixobel. It was a really cool place- a mixture between a farm and a hostel. There were cows, horses, a pond you could swim in ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Petén Region » Poptún The Maya civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony, Guatemala won its independence in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experience... ... read more
Hiya! I'm leaving on August the 20th to hopefully find some sun, see some sights, make new friends, eat some yummy food, learn a bit of Spanish and have lots of adventures along the way.
My itinery at the moment (obviously subject to change!) is to spend 10 months travelling through Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Phew, I'm exhausted (and a bit scared!) thinking about it!
Hope you enjoy my blog (wow, I never thought I'd say that, I feel like such a geek)! Take care!... full info