The Mayans of Guatemala and surrounding regions of Central America, had one of the most advanced civilizations of the ancient world. A culture that thrived in the realms of art, architecture, literature, philosophy and mathematics, they were also well attuned to their natural surroundings – astrology, agriculture and seasonal changes. It is no wonder then […]
Making drinking chocolate from scratch, Santa Apolonia, Guatemala, June 2011. Not sure I can accurately convey the size of that wooden spoon.
Circumnavigating the globe on Peace Boat last year, I was given the privilege to witness glimpses of some of the most amazing and thoroughly intoxicating places this world has to offer. Today being the one-year anniversary since we set sail from Yokohama and made an 80-day journey across the high seas, it seems fitting to […]
This year, I have been fortunate enough to travel to 20 countries – many for the first time, while others were return visits. Here is a look into my world of travel in 2011.