When travelling, you learn to hate bank holidays. Things get busier, more expensive or shut down entirely. It is one of the only times you need to plan ahead, so my plan to get from Xela to Cancun in a few days over the Easter holiday was always going to be a bit of a […]
We arrived in Xela around 10 minutes ago, and made our way to where you catch the collectivo taxis to the city centre. Three of us , all with big backpacks, trying to cram in to already overloaded transport. As we wait, we become aware of something going on about 20 metres away, as one […]
We had been travelling many hours by bus, nearly 20 hours in a row by the time we reached the border crossing of Mexico and Guatemala. We had no idea what to expect, as this was both mine and the Aussie lads first overland border crossing in Latin America, and it was quite the experience.