In Darrin Duford’s new book Breakfast for Alligators, he visits an organic macadamia nut farm in rural Guatemala to see how the healthy nut crop is grown
GoNOMAD travel articles about Central America.
GlobeAware sends volunteers to help local families improve their lives by putting in cement floors. By Elijah Rivera For most of us, having a solid floor underneath our kitchens and living rooms a pretty basic necessity that we take for granted. But for many rural villagers in Guatemala and other countries, the reality is that […]
Guatemala: Beautiful Lake Atitlan on The Wonder Trail. An excerpt from Steve Hely’s new book, The Wonder Trail–True Tales from Los Angeles to the End of the World, in which the author visits nearly every country in Central and South America on a continental road trip
Lucha Libre Brings El Salvador Together By Kevin Dimetres Attempting to encapsulate El Salvador as a country and culture is an exercise in semantic vanity; in a land where inauthenticity does not go unpunished, El Salvador personifies the very essence of “keeping it real”. Lucha Libre–the theatrical wrestling showcase which takes place every Sunday evening […]
Exploring a city that’s seldom visited by tourists By Genevieve Dwyer As the taxi climbed a hill, heading away from the bus station, I caught my first glimpse of the pink, colonial, checkerboard city of Morelia. From afar, Morelia struck me as a Hollywood imagining of a picturesque colonial city. Soon we hit the cobblestone […]
In Chichicastenango’s Market: A Surprising Offer By Nelson Clark The Highest (and Only) Bidder “She is speaking Quiche, the Mayan language,” said Pascual, our excellent guide. “Why is she trying to give me money?” Virginia said, as the old woman kept offering coins from a leather pouch “Hard to understand, I’m afraid,” he apologized. Her […]