Down on the farm in Guatemala

    What a great way to end our day and last evening here in Guatemala. After saying our goodbyes to our great friends Lori and Timothy Sunday in Guatemala City we hit the road headed towards the border with Honduras. We’ll be crossing over tomorrow and are looking forward to seeing Daniel and DorothyContinue reading “Down on the farm in Guatemala”

Our Mission work

Story and photos by Scott Woodhams Wow! What an amazing day! We spent the day working with an organization (Guatemala house), that we have had the privilege to be with before in Guatemala. This morning started with building rebar ladders for the foundation of a new bathroom, for a single mom. She lives in aContinue reading “Our Mission work”


Story by Scott Woodhams Photo’s by Bernard Barbour One thing I love about traveling, is spontaneity. If you allow yourself to veer off course and explore the unknown, it is common to be pleasantly surprised at what you find. Yesterday, was another one of those incidences. We had heard about a Castillo (castle) near whereContinue reading “Spontaneity”

Horsing around in Ixpampajul

After driving thru a severe storm since the border crossing with Belize, we finally made it to Ixpampajul. Setting up camp was a muddy soggy experience. I actually had to put the truck in four wheel drive, because the ground was so soft or risk getting stuck. Finally done, we went for a quick walkContinue reading “Horsing around in Ixpampajul”

Stopping the flow of goods and services, between Belize and Guatemala…… not intentionally.

Our border crossing into Guatemala went as expected. Leaving Belize we were approached by the money exchangers. “ Quetzales, Quetzales, Quetzales” they shouted to get our attention. There is no bank or ATM at the western border between Belize and Guatemala so it’s a common practice to exchange some money with them in order to payContinue reading “Stopping the flow of goods and services, between Belize and Guatemala…… not intentionally.”

Is “Gringo” Offensive?

Thanks, Bryan Haines Our Perspective We knew before we moved to Ecuador that we were Gringos. And we have been called Gringos frequently – by store clerks, friends and even strangers on the street. I’ve gotten so used to it, I describe myself to Ecuadorians as “el Gringo” because its the easiest way to describeContinue reading “Is “Gringo” Offensive?”