Monthly Archives: October 2017

Lazy days in Antigua

As Antigua is surrounded by beautiful mountains and a volcano and full of cobblestones, we didn’t cycle a lot there. We actually decided to get a bus from Morales to Antigua via Guatemala City, as there were so many trucks … Continue reading

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Cycling from Flores to Morales

Slowly it’s actually sinking in that we’re doing this amazing trip that I have been dreaming about for more than three years. I wasn’t sure about the route or if I would actually like this way of travelling, but I … Continue reading

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Flores: The island in Lake Petén Itza

Flores is a small, picturesque island in the lake Petén Itza, where we spent a rest day after exploring Tikal. Dramatic sunset when we arrived there. We stayed in a lovely guesthouse with view of the lake and even had … Continue reading

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Bienvenidos Guatemala and the jungle city of Tikal

The border crossing from Belize into Guatemala was very simple with no complications. We decided to get a collectivo to El Remate near lake Petén Itza, where we stayed a night in order to see the ancient city of Tikal. … Continue reading

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From Belmopan to Xunantonich

We were excited to cycle from Belmopan to San Ignacio, it was meant to be one of our shorter cycling days, around 40 km. The beautiful green hills that surrounded us and kept us entertained with some nice up and … Continue reading

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Belmopan and the ATM cave

In Belmopan we stayed at Marta’s lovely guesthouse which has a huge garden, a great location and an awesome hammock. What else could be better to relax in after a long cycle? Marta is Belizean herself and we had some … Continue reading

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A rainy day on Caye Caulker

As you can see from the title we weren’t so lucky with the weather in Caye Caulker. We had hoped to go snorkeling but it was raining all day, so we just rented a golfcart to get around the island, … Continue reading

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