4 Family Friendly Nights in Manuel Antonio

Eleven years ago Charo and I went backpacking for a month through Costa Rica and Nicaragua. I remember landing in San Jose and going on different chicken buses to get to Quepos so we could go to Manuel Antonio park. It was a long day of travel. When we planned our adventure, we knew that Manuel Antonio was a go-to spot. […]

3 Wonderful Nights in Atenas, Costa Rica

After a wonderful time in Nicaragua, we booked a Ticabus to San Jose, Costa Rica. Originally we wanted to go to Ometepe but plans change and for us, it changed about two weeks ago. My brother and his family had decided to meet us on our journey in Atenas, Costa Rica. That’s the beauty of backpacking, plans are very fluid. […]

By |2019-10-19T22:20:56-04:00August 26th, 2019|Costa Rica, Central America|0 Comments

Finca Ixobel: A Paradise in Poptun, Guatemala

Our travel so far has been a whirlwind of activity. Every day, we have planned activities with the kids, and it’s been a blast. Now, we decided to slow down a little. Welcome to Finca Ixobel, in Poptun, Guatemala. […]

By |2020-05-31T06:38:19-04:00August 11th, 2019|Central America, Guatemala, Poptun|2 Comments

A day trip to Tikal Ruins

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA We left San Ignacio, Belize early in the afternoon, our destination El Remate, Guatemala. Never heard of it? Neither had I. We chose our hotel here because it was the closest affordable place to the Tikal ruins we could find. It’s not a major town like Flores, but it would do for a night and it was only about 30 minutes to Tikal. […]

By |2019-10-19T13:18:32-04:00August 1st, 2019|Central America, El Remate, Guatemala, Tikal|1 Comment
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