An article I wrote for Travel Fashion Girl has been published in her blog. I talk about how we need strength training to maintain muscle strength, especially as we age. And how to use body weight as the resistance for strength training while t... Read more
Or, why you need to wear shoes in developing countries.
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We had a great time in Guatemala City, shopping and chatting and all. I also started sket... Read more
Women are always told what to do, how to look, what to wear. You know? And as we age and get wiser, we're told not to wear this or that. Don't have long hair. Not too much makeup.
Blah blah blah.
THIS! This article tells us what... Read more
I stumbled on this organization, called Urban Sketchers. They're an international organization of people who sketch where they live, where they travel, what they see in the world.
So I joined. ... Read more
We've enjoyed having Antigua as our "home base" for the past five weeks while we've travelled about this region of Guatemala, and northward. But we're heading to the big city, and hoping to make it as far as the Caribbean coast.
ro... Read more
Well, I talked, they listened. The parrots and macaws talked to me, saying "Hola! Hola!" It was interesting, it was fun, and it was sort of sad as well. The animals are well taken care of, but I'd rather see them wild and free. This area wa... Read more
We're staying in Santa Elena, up in northern Guatemala, right on Lake Peten. We came up to see the Mayan city of Tikal, one of the largest Mayan cities yet uncovered. I love visiting ancient buildings and cities, seeing what humans created eon... Read more
It was a cold and rainy Sunday. I can only read for so long. So I joined another truffle making workshop. And was named sous chef by our chocolatier, Orlando.
rollingluggagers.blogspo t.com/2016/06/truffles-in- rain.html ... Read more
We seem to be surrounded by volcanoes here in Guatemala - one of them is smoking and sending out ash. Ah well, at least it isn't rumbling and spewing lava. Though I've never seen that, it might be kind of exciting. From a distance, of course.... Read more
I don't normally post links from other fitness websites, but this one resonated with me. People who lose weight have some things in common. I have to admit, I haven't stuck to all of these, but we all know these make a difference:
- Eat n... Read more
The thunder is beginning, but I want to just add today's post. We leave Panajachel tomorrow, and head back to Antigua before we head north to the jungles.
It's chilly tonight in the Guatemalan highlands - but there have been amazing views ... Read more
I washed Dad's hat, which has been travelling with us for 2.5 years, and gave it a new hatband. The hat appreciates it, and had fun on his trip to the lake today.
Plus I took photos of cute shoeshine boys, and a lady in a store where we bo... Read more
So we're in this little motorized launch, crossing the deepest lake in Central America. And our boat captain gets in a fight with another boat captain. Other guy boards our boat, like a pirate! We end up drifting as they push and shove and ar... Read more
There are little treasures hidden around each corner, old buildings that are still standing, and equally old ruins that are half standing. Colorful clothes on people, colorful buildings all around. Emotional statues, happy children.
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Wow, we've been in the town of Antigua Guatemala for three and a half days and this place is wonderful! Colorful, busy, and it seems as if something is always happening! People are friendly, the textiles are incredible. Flowers everywhere!!! ... Read more