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

Jolobob: Days with a Maya Family

Una de mis cosas favoritas de trabajar en una escuela son los continuos abrazos. Yo creo que será por su edad, o por nuestra actitud, o quién sabe, la cuestión es que a los niños les encanta abrazar a los voluntarios. Qué poco me costó acostumbrarme a tener siempre un brazo encima de los hombros … Continue reading Jolobob: Days with a Maya Family

Entre Río Dulce y Livingston

Coming back from the village, we allowed ourselves a day at the school to wash our clothes, get online (our parents were getting anxious) and have a rest. We had another week off and not much of an idea what to do, so I just started sending workaway requests to everything that came up with … Continue reading Entre Río Dulce y Livingston


I’m not going to lie: although the days we spent at the Caribbean coast and Flores were really nice, they were nothing but a holiday. We did learn a lot but what we were actually doing was getting closer and closer to our new home: Ochoch Hik’eek, “house of hope”, where we are living and … Continue reading Hik’eek

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