Derek Seto & The Fate Of Atlantis April 20th 2016 Picture the scene; you’re in the back of a pickup truck in a rural Guatemalan town in the middle of the jungle, only reachable by a rocky, bumpy dirt road. A local lady in traditional dress is loading the truck with her children and a big bag of maize, while a man is flogging ice cream loudly on the road right next to you. The ride to your destination is the definition of bone-chattering – you ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Petén Region » Flores 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
Most of you will have been directed here by me - if so, thanks for coming. If not, thanks for coming anyway.
I am Derek - a Kiwi who in June 2007, set off on a 4 1/2 month sortie around Europe via the USA, and set up this blog so that friends, family and randoms could keep track of where I had been to, and of the shenanigans I inevitably got up to.
The trip inspired me to keep travelling and directly following it, I spent the next seven years living in London, which was a fantastic base from which to continue my travels and thus the travelling continued unaba... full info