Hotel Isla Verde
A photo without a human being is a dull one
My golden rule is that a photo without a human being is dull.
Getting hooked on sport fishing – or not
We’ve all read Hemingway, so I expected my biggest problem when sport fishing would be battling a giant fish to exhaustion. The reality brought a completely different set of problems.
There's still much to discover in precious Tikal
Tikal, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Guatemala surrounded by thick jungle, is one of the best-preserved sites of Mayan civilization.
By Central America's deepest lake, these women weave for life
Plunging 340 meters, Atitlán in Guatemala is the deepest lake in Central America and has been compared to Italy’s Lake Como for beauty.
Amazing aromas and pure-hearted people
When I take the anarchic road to Antigua in the central highlands of Guatemala, I feel as if I need some credit with the ancient gods.
A volcano worth dancing on
En route to Guatemala City, I decide to climb the 2,500-meter summit of Pacaya Volcano to take in the view and the experience of flirting with danger.
Spiderman, meet the Smurfs
Guatemala City has the quiet air of a village grown over-large. The narrow streets, paved in concrete with high, red-painted curbs, struggle to cope with the mass of traffic.