The Three Lies Of Utila

The only problem with Utila was that I just couldn’t bring myself to leave.  It was a silent dawn on the jetty. The water was stock still, the hammock only rocked slightly and the air hung motionless, waiting to be heated by the rising sun behind me. It was the moment I realised that real…

Postcard From: Livingston, Guatemala

Livingston occupies a tiny slither of Caribbean coast in the south of Guatemala. It’s the only enclave of the Garifuna people in the country, as well as being the extremely picturesque end to a fantastic boat cruise from nearby Rio Dulce. Why Go? Aside from its colourful streets and varied birdlife, this town is the…

Trouble In Paradise: Bocas Del Toro, Panama

We’ve all heard the cliché: “It’s not the destination it’s the journey”, but what happens when the destination isn’t what we expected?  On this occasion, the journey was memorable for all the right reasons. Not only had I planned my border crossing thoroughly via local buses, I was also spurred on by my excitement. I’d Googled…