El Chepe! The Train of the People!

March 23-26 2018 El Chepe! You just can’t say it or write it without the exclamation mark. I think they should copyright the punctuation as the official part of the name. Beloved by the people of the area and no one should visit the Copper Canyon without at least going one way on this train.

Timeless Tikal

March 6-8/18 My fist visit to Tikal, Guatemala was brief due to an unfortunate bus incident and I was left wanting more time with this Grande Dame of Mayan ruins. This time I stayed two nights and managed to really enjoy this lovely site. Unfortunately, the mosquitoes also enjoyed a pint of my blood during…

Semuc Champey

Semuc Champey, the turquoise colour of the water alone is stunning but then to see these pools of it layered one after the other, ringed with lush green foliage and dappled with sunshine… it created one of those moments where you send a silent prayer of thanks to the Goddess for her handiwork.