This is Guatemala, Too April 13th 2008 The Guatemalan antics have kept rolling on since my last blog. My next stop was to Antigua for Semana Santa (or Holy Week) celeberations. Semana Santa is the week that runs from the Sunday before Easter until Easter Sunday, and all throughout Latin America its a time for big celebrations, street fiestas, carnivals and so on - i had to make a reservation to be in Antigua over Semana Sanata quite ... read more
Hi, this is the blog of my travels of the length of Central America between January and July 2008. At the start the plan was to take in the southern parts of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, maybe Panama and maybe even Colombia if I got that far. Basically all I knew for sure was that I would land in Mexico City on January 13th with accom booked for 4 nights there - the plan for the rest was... ummm... what plan?!
But what I learnt was I got a lot more out of my experience in each country if I spent a bit more time in each, rather than just trying ... full info