Category Archives: Guatemala

Semuc Champey

Though Guatemala is growing in popularity as a tourist destination, relatively few make the trek to this area (when compared to many other countries) and even fewer into central Guatemala to Semuc Champey. As we bumped along, approaching over 12 hours in our cramped minivan, we couldn’t help but question just how worthwhile our detour to Semuc […]

A Flourish of Colour at the Chichicastenango Markets, Guatemala

The Chichicastenango (ChiChi) markets are held in the highlands of Guatemala twice a week and though it’s a bit of a trek out there, it’s well worth the effort. Each Thursday and Sunday this sleepy town comes to life in a flourish of colour, as it plays host to the largest market in Central America. […]

Amazing Antigua

Antigua, the stunning ex-capital city in the central highlands of Guatemala, welcomed us into the country with open arms.  This UNESCO World Heritage Site, set amongst the mountains of Central America delivered much more than we’d ever expected on our first visit to this part of the world. With an unassuming beauty, thanks to the city’s […]