Saqär k’a?

A lot of learning took place today, it was time for me to be the student for a change – a very enjoyable change it was too. In the morning we went to Casa Herrara, a beautifully renovated 17th century mansion, which acts as a research and teaching facility for Mesoamerican archaeologists.  We had a look around and an…

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’ –…

The longest day

Good evening, er, afternoon, er, morning……. I have no idea.   It is 21:30 as I write here in Antigua, that’s 05:30 UK time; to say it has been a long day is an understatement.  It’s a text-only update I’m afraid, as I when it was light, I was travelling and when I got here…

Keeping it Real

Hola Madrid – the adventure has started! I am in Madrid a day before the flight to Guatemala due to the way flight times worked out, and have spent a very long day exploring this very chilled and food-filled city. I have seen the Royal Palace, the Catedral de la Almudena, a lot of tapas bars…