Pascual Ab’aj

Before leaving Chichi, we took a short hike up to Pascual Ab'aj, which is a Maya sacred site that survived the arrival of the Spanish. There used to be a…

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Chichicastenango

Twice a week the main square and surrounding streets of Chichicastenango are transformed into the largest open air market in Central America. People come from miles around to buy and…

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Cortes de Pelo

I needed a haircut before we came to Guatemala. I didn't get one because of various factors and the way I prioritized my time. After another five weeks of uncontrolled…

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Lago de Atitlan

One of my favorite things to do is jump off of stuff into water. A few years ago we visited Lake Atitlan and did the usual thing of hiring a…

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Master Electricians

We don't see this very often in Antigua, but when we travel to smaller cities in rural areas it's common to see complicated connections on many of the power distribution…

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