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Occasionally, necessity drives our decisions. That’s how southern Mexico became a last minute stop on my journey through Central America.
“All The Colours Of San Cristobal De Las Casas, Mexico”
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.
“Postcard From Suchitoto, El 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.”
“Coffee Boom Capital: A Walking Tour Around San Salvador”
Is it the connections that we make with others in this life that really shape the legacy we leave?
“Finding Inspiration In Casa Na Bolom, San Cristobal de las Casas”
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.
“Celebrating Semana Santa In Antigua, Guatemala”
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.
“Five Reasons To Linger In San Ignacio, Belize”
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.
“Postcard From Panama City”
“There are no endings. If you think so you are deceived as to their nature. They are all beginnings. Here is one.” ~Hilary Mantel.
“The End Of A Journey In Catania, Sicily”
“The epiphany was served cold with that final smiley-faced cappuccino. A little teaser of a true connection; A touch of local life during my short visit.”
“We Say “When In Rome” But What Does It Really Mean?”
On a visit to Rome’s ancient Forum, the last thing I expected was to indulge in some wildlife photography!
“Unusual: An Accidental Wildlife Walk In Rome”