Sexual harassment in India.

When I went to India I had no idea of the problem that exists in this country regarding sexual abuse/harassment against women. The only thing they told me was not bring clothes that show off your body too much, so my time there I wore some Aladdin style pants and a bigger size windbreaker, not…

From Delhi to Amritsar and the Golden Temple.

We were still in shock of being in India when we had to leave the most horrible hostel I have stayed and traveled at night to Amritsar. My sister, who was living in that country for several months booked four tickets bus with “bed” for two but in that space only one person could sleep…

Solo traveling.

It’s been a while since I travel alone and I think I should do it more. My recent trips have been with friends or family, they have been good but I think occasionally one must go alone, with no one but yourself. It is on this trips when I get to know myself better when…

‘Stand by me’, Rob Reiner

A friend came to visit recently and she told me that we should watch the movie “Stand By Me” Rob Reiner. I have heard about it, yes, I had heard of it in other films and series, I have even watched some chunks of it, and I’m happy that I finally watched it all. This…

Take me back to San Marcos and Lake Atitlan.

Those who have asked me about Guatemala tell them, if I come back in the future, near or far, it will be there; to Lake Atitlan. This place is a dream, one that everyone should have. To get there from Antigua you can take a shuttle that costs $20 but if you’re a cheapskate/saver like…

The day I climbed a Volcano

It is called Pacaya and is not the highest one in Guatemala but if you have little time and not much experience doing extreme hiking then it is right for you. It is heavy but entirely possible. A month before going to Guatemala I located OX expeditions and we booked a tour where we could…

Moving around in Guatemala; chicken bus!

Public transport ia always the best option, because there is where you can see the reality and live like a local. In Guatemala the buses that are used to move are those known as “Chicken buses.” They are very colorful, in not so good condition but very, very cheap. I got to travel in many…