Archive for July, 2013

Something Out of Nothing

This was my first weekend at Lake Atitlan. I woke up to the normal routine – family talking at the breakfast table before dispursing to do their own things. Maria, the wife of Francisco, always makes me coffee in the morning before I head to class and to...

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Two Days, Two Sunburns

When I arrived in San Pedro last night, I asked some stoner gringo where my school was and he pointed me in the right direction. There are gringos everywhere in the main part of town… and I stress, main part of town. I’ll explain later. So, I get t...

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What A First Day

What a crazy day. Maybe one of the worst, mixed with some awesomeness… but definitely some not awesome. I’m going to call it an experience because that’s what it was and that’s what I signed up for. So, the first part of my trip I spent...

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One Way Ticket Outta Here

So today’s the day I’m finally doing it. Flying to Guatemala to do a Spanish homestay, followed by some plan-less travel in Mexico! Just the way I like it. Unlike my Costa Rica trip several years ago, I’ve planned even less this time. All I ...

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