Taking the chicken bus

Toma la camioneta The camioneta (chicken bus) is a popular form of transport in Guatemala. Chicken buses are re-purposed American school buses, refurbished and decorated in a myriad of colors. Other alternatives for transport include three-wheeled tuk tuks, taxis, private vans, and shuttles. ¬†Chicken buses for local travel around Antigua are generally well-maintained, clean, and … 

 

Settling

The routine of daily life is kicking in here in Guatemala. The difference between vacation and living could well be the propensity to clean and the necessity of doing laundry. Freeing the outdoor hallway of dusty volcanic ash only to know it will return tomorrow seems an exercise in futility. ¬†But it is in the …