Category Archives: Guatemala

Travel theme: Transportation

Transportation is an integral part of travel and whatever mode of transport you choose will affect your experience of the journey. Take a horseback ride along a beach and then do the same journey on a dune buggy if you … Continue reading

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Where in the World – revealed

Last month I ran a little guess-the-location competition to celebrate the one year anniversary of my travelogue. Here are the photos again, this time with locations included. First up, the breathtaking Lake Atitlán, surrounded by hulking volcanoes. This photo was taken from … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Bright

After last week’s darkly spooky nod to Hallowe’en, I think we need to brighten things up a little, so here are a few photos I found to get things rolling. First up, some cheeky hummingbirds at a vivid red and … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Spooky

It’s almost the time of year when hedgerows sprout glowing orange pumpkins… …doorways mysteriously develop intricate cobwebs… …and the creepiest of visitors start hanging around outside your window. Yes, it’s almost time for one of my favourite holidays, Hallowe’en; a … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Couples

Watching the sun set along the Oregon Coast I saw a couple walking hand in hand along the beach. A little later, watching the same sun set a few miles further along the coast, I watched a couple of children … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Foliage

It’s getting all autumnal up here in the northern hemisphere, while down in the southern hemisphere everyone’s looking forward to spring. Whichever hemisphere you inhabit, now is a fantastic time to get out and have a look at what the … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Food

Food and travel go hand in hand. I adore trying new cuisines and have had many interesting culinary adventures. One of my most recent discoveries was carrot pizza which I had on the shores of Lake Atitlán – absolutely delicious. I’m still … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Parks

The subject of parks makes me sit back and consider not only what they are, but what they represent. The history of parks is the history of mankind moving away from nature. For 99% of human history, we lived in harmony … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Street Markets

There is something about a street market that makes everything look, smell and taste just that little bit better. From colourful markets on the sunny streets of Central America… …to chilly floodlit flower stalls on London’s Embankment… …street markets are … Continue reading

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Dawn over Tikal

Up at 3.45am, with just enough time to run a brush through my hair and throw on my jungle boots before heading over to the lobby of the Tikal Inn for some strong coffee – black, no sugar – I … Continue reading

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