The unexpected parade: Mommy-daughter trip: Guatemala – Part II
Armchair Adventures / Guatemala / Travel guides

The unexpected parade: Mommy-daughter trip: Guatemala – Part II

After escaping the cats’ clutches, the four of us (two middle aged moms and two 11 year old daughters on an adventure) made our way to the Miami airport. Guatemala, here we come! This time flying standby went off without a hitch. Within a few hours we found ourselves in Guatemala City. All flights into … Continue reading

Mommy-daughter trip: Day 1 – Stranded in Miami
Armchair Adventures / Guatemala / Life Improvement / Travel guides

Mommy-daughter trip: Day 1 – Stranded in Miami

Avery’s school lets out in February for a midwinter break, which is the perfect time to head South! A good friend and her eleven year old daughter, Avery’s best friend, were also free that week; so, together, we jetted off to Antigua for an eight day adventure in Guatemala. Well, mostly together…. Our adventure began … Continue reading

Guatemala / Midlife crisis? Not necessarily! / Traveling

“Captive” in Copan (and then Abandoned in Antigua)

We had only planned to stay two nights in Copan Ruins, Honduras before heading into Santa Ana, El Salvador to travel the Ruta de Flores. However, multiple inquiries confirmed that there were no shuttle busses going to El Salvador at the moment. It turns out that there are only two that make that trip. We … Continue reading

Guatemala / Life Improvement / Midlife crisis? Not necessarily! / Uncategorized

Border crossing by Bus

At 3:20 a.m. (Yes, A-freaking-M) the shuttle driver banged on the door of hostel Holistico. We are off to Copan Ruins, Honduras! The Hedman Alas shuttle (which was really comfy compared to the usual shuttles here in Antigua) took our new friends, Evelyn and Trent, and Rhiannon and me to Guatemala City. That’s when the … Continue reading