April 2016

Published a story 27th Apr 2016 5:33 PM

TOASTING marshmallows in a steam vent under a thick wall of hardened lava is, well, surreal.

A Latin Affair: Fun under a recently-active volcano

TOASTING marshmallows in a steam vent under a thick wall of hardened lava is, well, surreal.

Published a story 27th Apr 2016 4:08 PM

PUEDO tomar un foto? Puedo? Puedo? My young host brother was a budding photographer, desperate to use my camera to record life in San Jorge.

Warm with love and laughter in San Jorge, Guatemala

PUEDO tomar un foto? Puedo? Puedo? My young host brother was a budding photographer, desperate to use my camera to record life in San Jorge.

Published a story 22nd Apr 2016 1:14 PM

INTREPID explorer Rae Wilson takes on some fancy footwork in the heat of Santiago de Cuba

A Latin Affair: Discovering Santiago de Cuba and Trinidad

INTREPID explorer Rae Wilson takes on some fancy footwork in the heat of Santiago de Cuba

Published a story 19th Apr 2016 6:22 PM

HOW the Mayans got huge clay pots into the depths of a cave without damaging them is one of life's mysteries - not unlike the Nazca lines or Stonehenge.

Finding the skeletons deep within the Belize cave

HOW the Mayans got huge clay pots into the depths of a cave without damaging them is one of life's mysteries - not unlike the Nazca lines or Stonehenge.

Published a story 11th Apr 2016 12:51 PM

AT Chichen Itza there are stone carvings along the edge of the court depicting this game's players, including the sacrificed winner.

In this game, winning means you're sacrificed

AT Chichen Itza there are stone carvings along the edge of the court depicting this game's players, including the sacrificed winner.

Published a story 5th Apr 2016 2:52 PM

Chichen Itza is one of the new wonders of the world. And so it deserves to be.

Surely thousands have made this joke about Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza is one of the new wonders of the world. And so it deserves to be.

Published a story 5th Apr 2016 2:16 PM

FOR the unprepared, Cuba is as frustrating as it is charming.

Seven things you must know to survive Cuba

FOR the unprepared, Cuba is as frustrating as it is charming.

Published a story 5th Apr 2016 1:43 PM

MOTORING along a river that separates Mexico from Guatemala in a skinny long-tail boat to get to ancient ruins is like something out of an Indiana Jones movie.

Howler monkeys take over Mexican jungle ruins

MOTORING along a river that separates Mexico from Guatemala in a skinny long-tail boat to get to ancient ruins is like something out of an Indiana Jones movie.

March 2016

Published a story 30th Mar 2016 4:48 PM

IT seemed like a typical Mexican village. But behind one big brown gate was the inspiring story of adversity, growth and eventually triumph.

A Latin Affair: Exploring delicious Oaxaca

IT seemed like a typical Mexican village. But behind one big brown gate was the inspiring story of adversity, growth and eventually triumph.

Published a story 30th Mar 2016 3:38 PM

CHUCKING on a backpack and heading on an adventure used to be so much easier.

Eight things we would not have said backpacking a decade ago

CHUCKING on a backpack and heading on an adventure used to be so much easier.

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