Yearly Archives: 2017

El Salvador

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] [mp_row][mp_span col="12"] From Guatemala we “Spanglished” our way across the border into El Salvador and headed for the Ruta Las Flores (the Flower route). A drive through the countryside stopping in four or five quaint villages was an excellent way to start our El Salvador experience. Our first stop, Concepcion de Ataco…
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Guatemala

Once we completed the Belize - Guatemala border formalities, we picked up a Guatemalan sim card for the phone, filled up on reasonably priced Guatemalan gas (Regular Gas in Belize is approx. US$ 1.32 per litre, CDN $1.80 per litre) and headed straight for the ancient Mayan city of Tikal. The ancient city of Tikal…
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Belize

A former British Colony, the official language of Belize is English. The population in the past was made up primarily of English or Creole speaking African descendants. Civil wars in neighboring Guatemala and nearby El Salvador have resulted in a huge influx of Spanish speaking Latinos and Mestizos in the last 30 years and Spanish…
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Chiapas

Chiapas and bidding adios to Mexico From Huatulco, we flagged down the purified water truck, pumped a few 5 gallon jugs into the rig... ...and we were on our way heading down the coast, moving from beach to beach, each one more idyllic than the last. Our favourite...in the small community of Barra de la…
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