Tag: PETEN

Crossing from Guatemala to Honduras, catching up with friends and family.

0 commentsCOUNTRYFeaturedGUATEMALAHONDURASUPDATESFinca IxobelFinca TatinGUATEMALAHondurasPETENPoptunRío Dulce

We left Tikal and the jungles of Petén cycling south towards Río Dulce. We cycled through a town by the name of Poptun and just south of town, upon recommendation stayed at a place called Finca Ixobel. This place was heaven. Amazing food (like great vegetarian eggplant dishes), cheap camping and a great atmosphere with large ….  Read More

SWEATING IT THROUGH THE TROPICS

0 commentsCOUNTRYFeaturedGUATEMALAUPDATESCYCLING GUATEMALAGUATEMALALAGO DE PETENPETENSEMUC CHAMPEYTIKALZEPHYR LODGE

Guatemala is a country of drastic differences and stunning changes. From the chilly highlands we descended towards the sweltering jungles of Petén. Trading layers for thirst. The drastic highlands soon changed to a mirage of slash and burn agriculture in an area that used to be dense jungle. Sounds changed as well from birds like ….  Read More