No-Drive Getaway Weekend

If you are looking for an low-stress and inexpensive weekend getaway, here is a possible option. Take a public bus to San Antonio Palopó, have lunch in town, watch the sunset, have an early breakfast here, take a boat to the Sunday market in San Lucas and then return to Guatemala City via public bus. […]

Random Updates

First, I just opened up reservations for the rest of the year. Rocio is back home with her son and things have settled down. Now, I owed everyone a story a month ago but things just didn’t happen as planned. But, we have a new plan which will be less extensive but should make everyone […]

The Reality of San Antonio

What’s it really like here in the town? I was about to answer an email from a person asking about specific “services” here and decided it was worth posting a generic bit of information for all of you.

Live Camera Fixed, Exciting News Coming

About a month after we put up the new camera it stopped working. I have been waiting for a replacement but I tried a bit of CPR on it today. It’s working again. You can see the results here. It was not “broken”, it had just lost its mind. That is, it’s correct IP address […]

Of Figs and Hot Tubs

Well, the figs are maturing (as are the mangos). The mangos are new this year with two small trees. Last year we had figs but we had to “share” them. What that means is that the birds got about 75%. I would be OK with 50-50. Let’s see how this year goes. The rains have […]