I had thought about moving north this week for some hiking, however my yoga love won out. So that’s what this week has been all about yoga. I have always enjoyed it but now I think I love it. Such a simple activity that can improve the mood of any day. And you hardly need … More Yoga Love
Hello again from San Marcos, I’m still here! It was beginning to niggle me that I’ve been in the one place so long while there are so many other parts of Guatemala I have yet to visit. Should I be on the move? Was I making the right decision to stay here? Then I realised, I … More Why so serious?
A change of pace. I have spent the better part of a week in San Marcos, one of the 13 villages at Lake Atitlán with the intention to stay a while longer. Lake Atitlán is a popular stop on the tourist trail. At almost 18km at its widest point and bordered on all sides by volcanoes and steep … More Can you feel the serenity?
Muddy Hiking boots – Yes Tired Legs- Yes Big smile – Yes Learn something new – Yes See any jaguars – No Unfortunately we didn’t spot any jaguars but we got far more from being here than I was expecting. I am still learning about the history of how this, the worlds first Jaguar preserve … More Out and about
I think the world under the surface is special and worth sharing. Over the last few days I have been swimming and snorkeling in many places in and around the Barrier Reef. Many of which were protected reefs, but even so in places there is visible damage to the corals and only juvenile fish. Didn’t … More Underwater world
Hello from Belize. I am not quite finished with Mexico but I am have left for the time being. We arrived in Caye Caulker a few days ago. It’s a small island off the coast of Belize and I love it! It would be hard not too, no traffic. Choices to get around other than … More Slowing down in colour
I have a visitor! A college friend has impulsively decided to join me for a few weeks. Meet Marty! We decided to start her trip in Cancun as she was flying in from Ireland, thought some beach R&R would be the perfect tonic to jetlag. From what we saw of Cancun, I have very little … More A musical interlude
Arriving in Dublin airport always marks the beginning of a great time. Fortunately I was lucky enough to have been in Ireland last year, so not too long between visits. Even so, I have a long list of “must dos”. After seeing family, it’s about the craic, which for me is things that must be eaten, … More Island Life