Category Archives: Guatemala

Exploring the last Maya Ruins in Central America – My Favorite site – COPÁN

This is my last stop. This is the last Maya archaeological site I visit. Not because I don´t want to keep exploring the Maya world but because this is the most southern Ruin. I reached the border of the Maya empire and I am thrilled I decided Copán should be the final destination.

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Hiking to The Legendary Pools of Semuc Champey – A Journey to remember

This is the reason you visit Guatemala. This is why you endure a 10 hour ride in a chicken bus from the Capital. This is why you drive a dirt road for an hour in the back of a pick-up truck from the nearest town. Feel free to miss everything else but if you don´t come here you might as well not tell anyone you´ve been in Guatemala.

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Overcoming your Fears – My First adventure after ending up in a Guatemalan Hospital

Ten days ago I had an accident involving a rope, a lake and a wall. I ended up in the hospital. It was not pleasant, at all. For almost one week I was only able to walk from my room to the bathroom and to the front desk in the hostel I´m currently volunteering in.

This hostel is located in the town of Lanquin, which could be considered central Guatemala. Lanquin is just 5 miles from Semuc Champey, one of the most famous natural beautys in this beautiful country. Soon I´ll make a post about my journey there.

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