Perhaps You Need a Little Antigua Guatemala

Perhaps You Need a Little Antigua Guatemala

I’m overwhelmed with excitement. Semana Santa (Holy Week), the most important week of the Catholic calendar, is nearly upon us. And I am in the place where it is celebrated with more colour, more vigour, more tradition and more sacrifice than any other! I want...
Obeisance & Alfombras In Guatemala

Obeisance & Alfombras In Guatemala

  The first article in the series devoted to the Lent celebrations of Antigua, Guatemala introduced the Velaciones, honouring the Catholic icons within their church home. This week, I explored the concept of the alfombras or carpets created before each...
Semuc Champey, Guatemalan Heaven on Earth

Semuc Champey, Guatemalan Heaven on Earth

~ It’s only paradise until discovered! ~ Semuc Champey has been known about to locals and few nationals until the last few years. Once a few hearty explorers and adventurous backpackers made the precarious trek deep into the remote valley of Alta Verapaz, the secret...
Velación at Santa Inés, Guatemala

Velación at Santa Inés, Guatemala

Our arrival in Antigua, Guatemala has been punctuated by fascinating, religious celebrations corresponding with the 40 days of Lent in the Catholic religion. On the second Friday of Lent, we joined thousand of people making the pilgrimage to a hilltop church outside...
Lost My Face

Lost My Face

For nearly a decade, my dark tinted, thick framed Oakley’s have become a part of my face. I wore them everywhere I went, from down to the store to across the planet. Those sunglasses have dominated the foreground in nearly every photograph taken of me around the...
A Chance Encounter: Travel Inspiration

A Chance Encounter: Travel Inspiration

A message of inspiration to women worldwide. Our world is full of surprises. And so are you. Discover what you are made of. Take a chance. Travel. Find out how to take your first steps: http://wisdomtrails.com/2015/02/10/travel-girls-be-one/ ~A Wise Tale By April~...

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