History Repeating In León, Nicaragua

I wasn’t able to spend long enough in León. Nicaragua’s most northern city has long been respected as the country’s seat of intellectual and political challenge. A few days before I planned to cross the border, it started a new and important fight.

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The Unsung Pleasures Of Santa Ana, El Salvador

Rain clouds are gathering over Santa Ana’s main square. The cream facade of the gothic cathedral looms spookily against the dull sky. Below, a chaotic arrangement of food stall owners serve up curly fries, oblivious to the approaching storm. 

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All The Colours Of San Cristobal De Las Casas, Mexico

Occasionally, necessity drives our decisions. That’s how southern Mexico became a last minute stop on my journey through Central America. 

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Postcard From Suchitoto, El Salvador

Tourism is on the up in Suchitoto. Cute cafes serving great coffee line the streets and when evening arrives, there’s a buzz around the main square as Salvadorians escape the city for a slice of lake life and backpackers tuck into tasty pupusas. 

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Coffee Boom Capital: A Walking Tour Around San Salvador

“Blocks of multicoloured light pierced every curve of the stunning church. A complete contrast to its brutalist exterior and a timely reminder never to judge a book by its cover.” 

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Finding Inspiration In Casa Na Bolom, San Cristobal de las Casas

Is it the connections that we make with others in this life that really shape the legacy we leave? 

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Celebrating Semana Santa In Antigua, Guatemala

I accidentally timed my arrival in Antigua with the blooming of the jacarandas in its main square. No accident though, was my plan to see its Semana Santa celebrations, the most elaborate in Latin America. 

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Five Reasons To Linger In San Ignacio, Belize

I faced some polite judgement from other backpackers for my decision to stay in San Ignacio for a whole week and I can understand their confusion. 

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Postcard From Panama City

Panama is a city of old and new. Feats of modern engineering, ramshackle rooftops and one of the world’s most biodiverse ecosystems all battle it out for supremacy in this city of contrasts.

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The End Of A Journey In Catania, Sicily

“There are no endings. If you think so you are deceived as to their nature. They are all beginnings. Here is one.” ~Hilary Mantel.

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