When I was told Lake Atitlán had healing powers, I thought, how quaint. Mayan descendants and expat hippies have passed down this legend through generations to entice people. Maybe they even believe it. Having lived lakeside for a week, I get it. It’s simply impossible not to feel good when you look out over Lake … More Mayan ‘Magic’ is a State of Mind
Adventures of a Blond White Girl
I am standing in the doorway of a candlelit dive bar in Antigua, Guatemala holding an illegal mezcal cocktail listening to a post-punk mariachi two piece band pour out their soul and leave it right there on the floor. Suddenly I hear pa-pop pop and turn to see the sky fill with fireworks. What is my life? … More Warning: Punk Music May Cause Creativity and Individuality
Most people who come across a poorly made YouTube video of a trashy carnival in the suburbs of a Central American city would likely just hit the ‘back’ button and continue searching for a more standard/better adventure. We immediately decided we had to go. … More The Calgary Stampede of Costa Rica
The Great Wall
Exploring The Great Wall of China...in a 1940s Sidecar!