lake atitlan guatemala

The Chicken Bus from Antigua to Panajachel

After a few days spent being grossly romantic in Antigua, it was time for Michael and I to start traveling together in earnest. Our next move was to Lake Atitlan (or Lago de Atitlan). Lake Atitlan is a huge crater lake set between volcanoes in the western highlands of Guatemala. The lake is surrounded by dozens of small Mayan villages that are primarily connected by … Continue reading The Chicken Bus from Antigua to Panajachel

Alone Together Anthology Furiosities published

Exciting News — Furiosities to be Published!

Hi there friends, family, and spotaneous Googlers. I have EXTREMELY exciting news to share with you! You may remember that a few months ago I posted a story about hiking in the Nicaraguan cloud forest. I submitted the piece to a writing competition and I am thrilled to announce that it was accepted! It will be published in the Women Travel Latin America anthology later this … Continue reading Exciting News — Furiosities to be Published!

Antigua, a Colonial Dream Amidst the Volcanoes

Antigua, Guatemala is an entirely unique experience. This small city is a masterpiece of Spanish colonial architecture, a cobblestoned, pastel-toned, massive-stone-edifice dotted dreamscape. What’s more, Antigua is plopped poetically in a valley surrounded on three sides by volcanoes. The views of decorative architecture backed by volcanic peaks is simply unmatched. As a result of being so picturesque, Antigua is Guatemala’s biggest tourist town. It’s dotted … Continue reading Antigua, a Colonial Dream Amidst the Volcanoes