Lakeside November 4th 2011 Hola
Said farewell to Antigua and the lovely Cecila my very patient Spanish tutor and 5 of us headed for lake Atitlan(a kiwi, Brit, an American, an isralei and me) and took a 6hour minibus to the lake. 5 hours were perfectly pleasant but the road down to the lake through the mountains was rough and full of potholes.
Arrived in the dark so got a lovely surprise in the morning it was so beauti ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Bahamas Arawak Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in ... ... read more
Leaving the University of Limerick for a 12 week unpaid leave and heading off to Central America. Sadly it is probablly my last big trip for a while so I plan on making the most of it. Panama to Mexico and everywhere I can fit inbetween. Travelling solo and barely a word of spanish - let the fun begin!!!... full info