Tikal 2…..and …action

So the time came for the most-anticipated part of the trip when I first saw the schedule.  However, that time was 03:30 in the morning, in the rainforest, in complete darkness with no electricity!  Talk about setting the scene for the experience. Thankfully there was coffee waiting in the hotel lobby before we headed out,…

Slow, Slow, QUICK QUICK!

What a change of pace for the morning.  It began with a rather zen moment by Lake Atitlan as you can see: I watched the fishermen for a bit: Then we left for the jetty to catch a boat to San Juan La Laguna….it started with a ride on a Tuktuk, and then a speedy…

A Real Superman

Forget Batman or Superman, this is a real superhero: This is Igor Xoyón, principal of My Melody School.  We visited there this morning to see the amazing work he and his staff are doing in providing education, healthcare and support to Maya children who live in poverty. It resulted in a rollercoaster of emotions as we…

Another day, another breakfast

Told you I’d get a picture today after I was forced to order one of these again 😉 Can you work out what each thing is?  Housepoints on offer if you get them all right…

Day One: Misty Morning

Based on the food already, I am staying 😉  It looked so good I forgot to grab a picture before tucking in, but I had a traditional Guatemalan breakfast that tasted amazing.  I suppose I’ll have to have another one tomorrow so you can see (for your benefit you understand). A quick ‘good morning’ –…