Turquoise pools and misty temples April 11th 2007 Q: How many people can you fit in an 11 seat collectivo minibus? From the town of Coban, Guatamala we arranged a tour which took us through the depressingly deforested hills to a remote protected area. The area encompasses the gorgeous river and pools of Semuc Champey carved into the limestone rock of the area. A short hike into the park brought us along the river and up to the beautiful turqu ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala 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
Angela and Rod Dalziel here. It is just under a week before we leave beautiful Victoria, BC and head off on our official honeymoon backpacking through Central America. Yikes!
The plan is we are flying into San Jose, Costa Rica and we will be flying out of Belize, 2 months later. Everything in between will be left in the hands of the fates (as well as a bit of research and advice from future travellers we will be meeting).
Wish us luck!
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