Exploring Huehuetenango

When we got to Huehue we knew one thing: we had a place to stay overnight thanks to Couchsurfing. That was all. We didn’t know how much time we’d stay there or what we would see around there. We had actually just come as a step towards the border, as we needed to stamp our … Continue reading Exploring Huehuetenango

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Voluntariado en el Ixcán, Guatemala

El curso de Música en ‘La Casa de la Esperanza’ acabó en junio. Aunque enseñar música no era la única tarea que yo llevaba a cabo en el Instituto, es cierto que era la principal. Por ello, acabado el plan de junio, decidí embarcarme en una nueva aventura educativa y social. Gracias al apoyo de … Continue reading Voluntariado en el Ixcán, Guatemala

El Caribe Hondureño y los Garífunas

‘Honduras es muy peligroso’, decían. ‘Os van a secuestrar las maras’, nos advertían. ‘Encantado de haberos conocido’, se despidieron. ¿Sabéis cuál fue el gran error que estas personas cometieron al hacer tales afirmaciones? No habían visitado Honduras. Honduras is extremely dangerous’, they said. ‘You’ll get kidnapped by a mara’, they said. ‘It was nice meeting … Continue reading El Caribe Hondureño y los Garífunas

Pacific Coast Saunter

After a couple of days resting with some of the other volunteers, we all decided to try light travel and let fate determine our future, so we packed whatever we thought we were going to need and flew away. We didn't know where we were heading to, but one thing was clear: we weren't going … Continue reading Pacific Coast Saunter

Palenque, más que un lugar de paso

We already wrote about how our school works: the kids are there for two weeks of intensive studies (that's what we call a "plan") and then work at their homes for another two weeks. March had the longest plan, it was 3 weeks long because otherwise Easter would catch the kids at school, so we … Continue reading Palenque, más que un lugar de paso

Our Magical Mexican Day

It started just like every other day in Tulum. Waking up, getting dressed, having breakfast, talking to people. The only difference was us packing our bags, as we knew we had to keep heading south if we wanted to get to Guatemala in time. Our plan was to arrive at Chetumal, by the border, where we … Continue reading Our Magical Mexican Day