A Year and a Day Travel Articles
A Year and a Day #26: Conclusion: No ticket home – Central America
Daniel Wallace's travelogue is drawing to a close, but that does not mean his trip is ending. Rather, he's starting fresh, with a new perspective on his travels than he had when he started 6 months ag
A Year and a Day #22: Honduras – Honduras
Daniel crosses the border into Honduras and immediately sees the differences from Guatemala.
A Year and a Day #24: Christmas and New Year\’s Eve, but where was the fiesta? – Nicaragua
Daniel crossed over into Nicaragua and found his favourite city in Central America so far: Grenada.
A Year and a Day #23: Diving on Utila – Honduras
Daniel left with very warm memories of his very cold time on Utila. The diving was great and the people were fantastic.
A Year and a Day #21: El Retiro and the Day of the Devil – Guatemala
Those of a nervous disposition may wish to avoid Guatemala on December seventh as the Day of the Devil celebrations explode with fireworks.
A Year and a Day #18: Todosantos Chuchumantan – Guatemala
Todosantos was exactly what Daniel was looking for in Guatemala. It wasn't Utopia by any means, but he was able to feel more a part of the community than anywhere else he had been.
A Year and a Day #19: Xela, Antigua and Chichi – Guatemala
Daniel found Antigua and Xela to be places that are pleasant enough for a holiday from your holiday, but any longer and he started to feel uncomfortable.
A Year and a Day #16: Riddles of San Christobal – Mexico
San Christobal de las Casas is a place that requires much time to gain some understanding of its history and its problems. Unfortunately, Daniel could not take that time.
A Year and a Day #17: Arrival in Guatemala – Guatemala
Daniel has only been there a week, but already he is sure Guatemala is a lovely, amazing country to travel in. Even a bit of mysterious illness and the upcoming general elections can't discourage him.
A Year and a Day #13: Mexico City – Mexico
Daniel feels he has a better understanding now of Mexican culture and history which has come as much from his improved Spanish as the historic sites he's visited.