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

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

El Salvador / Guatemala / Midlife crisis? Not necessarily! / Nicaragua / Traveling

My map with squiggly lines is not proof of onward travel

It seems that there is this pesky thing that airlines require before they will take you to another country.  It’s called “proof of onward travel.”  And I ain’t got it. My beautiful map with my itinerary doesn’t count. The fact that people are trying to leave Guatemala, El Salvador or Nicaragua to go to where … Continue reading