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Notes from plane seats and the odd airport lounge

April 20th 2016
HE SAID... The lead up to this holiday was fairly hectic, with tenders to be lodged and deadlines to be met. The last week was particularly tiring, with long work days interspersed with sporadic holiday organising. Still, we made it in the end. The night before we left was incredibly quiet without Jasper, Oliver and Mia, but we were able to relax. With good planning and an early night, we ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala

Guatemalan Flag 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
22nd April 2016

Three countries and three journeys!
With Drew's nostalgic trip down memory lane (when young, a surfer friend and I did wander the Mexican beaches, camping, eating fish tacos and drinking Dos Equis), and Ren's incredibly comprehensive research (food carts and local coffee!), you two have already had a couple of holidays! I look forward to the fruit of this research along with some surprises. And what a perfect holiday to celebrate half a century! Ole!
23rd April 2016

Re: Three countries and three journeys!
Thanks Tara. It has been a great start to the trip, and we really can't believe it's taken us so long to come over here... the first of many trips to this continent for sure.

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