10 everyday Guatemala sights you can’t help but love

Here we go with the latest edition of my popular series (!) 10 Everyday Sights. Don’t forget to check out El Salvador and Honduras, for my fascinating insights (or not) into Central American countries. Colourful Cemeteries For some reason cemeteries are often way more colourful than houses here. Tomb stones range from deluxe multi occupancy…… Continue reading 10 everyday Guatemala sights you can’t help but love

Wild swimming, hobbit houses and some great company – volunteering in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Volunteer while backpacking in Guatemala So here it is, a writeup of the second volunteering experience with Workaway of my trip. Workaway is a fabulous way to combine backpacking with volunteering with local families. Have a look at their webpage here. After my great start in El Salvador, volunteering for two weeks at a small…… Continue reading Wild swimming, hobbit houses and some great company – volunteering in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

10 everyday El Salvador sights you can’t help but love

The Pupusa Ah, the beloved national dish. It’s cornmeal dough shaped into a circular patty with your choice of filling. The traditional three are chicarrones  (pork rinds), cheese and frijoles (red bean paste) or ask for revueltos meaning all three. They’re served with vegetables in vinegar (help yourself from a massive plastic jar on the…… Continue reading 10 everyday El Salvador sights you can’t help but love