After spending 4 weeks in Guadalajara I had 1 week left to visit other places in Mexico. So I went to Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende, Querétaro and Bernal to experience some Mexican culture before flying back to the Netherlands. In this blog you can find my experiences and some of my recommendations. First I … Continue reading Colonial places in Mexico
What? Studying English in Mexico?! Doesn't seem to make a lot of sense... Does it? But I did it! Went all the way to Guadalajara, Mexico to study on how yo be an English teacher. Four weeks of commitment, 140 hours of classes and on top of that making essays and study grammar. Yesterday I … Continue reading Becoming an English teacher in Guadalajara, Mexico
2017 for me was all about travelling, after Africa and Asia I went to Latin America. From Colombia I travelled up and I planned to go all the way to Guatemala but I stranded in El Salvador. In this blog I’ll share my route through Central America and some tips. If you click on the links you can read more tips on what to do, where to stay and border crossings.
For a while I have been thinking if I should write my experiences or not, I decided to write it down. Maybe only for myself, to reflect, to get some healing on what has happened in this crazy rollercoaster a bit over a week ago. Well a rollercoaster…., it surely went more down then up. … Continue reading Hospitalized abroad
So I stayed with homestays my last days in Nicaragua, Estelí, and then I left beautiful, characteristic Nicaragua for the next country. My plan was to travel up to visit Honduras… but after the elections tourist where fleeing the country, roadblocks and riots everywhere. So I had to change plans and went from Nicaragua to El Salvador. I was only crossing a small (safe) part in the south of Honduras. I chickenbussed (let’s make a verb out of that one) all the way through.
I’ve spend 4 complete days in Leon and then I went up north to Estelí a city close to the boarder of Honduras. My original plan was to go to Honduras, but that changed since Honduras had elections and riots and it is too dangerous to travel through. In Leon, after the day of sand … Continue reading Nicaragua, from Leon to Estelí
After Ometepe I’ve spend quite some time in Granada a beautiful colonial town. The Parque Central is ice and very quiet. Nice place to spend some days I left Granada for Leon. Leon another colonial town, a bit rougher seems like the mix of tourist and locals are very nice in Leon. When I arrived … Continue reading Nicaragua, Granada and Leon