The Family Without Borders

The Travelling family

Honduras: Copan Ruinas, Hanna and Papa

Paris of the Maya world

Honduras Likes

They call the ruins of Copan like this for its sculptures! Really crazy things to be watched even for an ignorant eyes.

Belize: First meeting with fresh cacao beans.

Leaves and cacao with Mayas

Belize Likes

Going south in Belize, the most far away from touristic crowds of the seaside and the islands. Far into the jungle, in Toledo district, very close to Guatemala but to get there you need to go around for 600 km.

Belize: We met an Alligator on the way to Lamanai Maya ruins

Between the crocodiles

Belize Likes

Not experts of Maya ruins, nor experts of bird life but both: in Lamanai and in Crooked Tree wildlife sanctuary we were again impressed.

Belize: Hanna found a friend.

Being a dude in Belize

Belize Likes

– Aarite, Bro? – our first hours in Belize were kind of funny. Everything sound a bit like a joke: suddenly super open, friendly and talkative people. A big change from shy and distanced Maya people in Guatemala. But that was only the first impression, Belize is like a strong drink made of very different Read More

Tikal (Guatemala): Looking on a amazing Maya ruin scenery, Photo: Anna Alboth

Tempting temples of Tikal

Guatemala Likes

Yes, sometimes it’s worth to get up before the sunrise and have an adventure of a month: the breakfast on the top of 1300 year-old-temple in one of the most powerful kingdoms of the ancient Maya world.

Leaving San Rafael Chilascó, leaving the kids. (Photo: Anna Alboth)

Let’s eat a soup together

Guatemala Likes

The Mayan family of 14: mama, papa and 12 kids. And only 3 of them are going to school. Why? Because they don’t have money… for school uniforms… We shared a pod of soup and a few dreams.

Mexico, Chiapas: Market in San-Lorenzo

Chiapas’ diversity

Mexico Likes

And each of the villages has its own clothing, language, beliefs and customs. And maybe even 1/3 of the people don’t speak Spanish! And from those jungles came the rebel movement of Zapatista, which is fighting for a democratic change of indigenous rights. Chiapas: an amazing state of Mexico.

Mexico (Chiapas): Anna and Hanna at the Maya Ruins in Palenque; Photo: Thomas Alboth

Juicy green Palenque ruins

Mexico Likes

Already arriving to the camping place, close to the Palenque ruins, gave a very tropical feeling: dipped in the jungle small road to small wooden cabanas, bustling with “King of the jungle” song, wet and hot morning just waiting for exploring the ruins.

Mexico: The Maya Temple in Chichen Itza (Yucatan Peninsula)

Chichén boring Itzá

Mexico Likes

I’m seriously wondering how did Chichen Itza make it to be between new seven wonders of the world. More tourists and souvenirs than wonders!

Mexico (Yucatan), San-Angel: Mayan boy in a hammock; Photo: Anna Alboth

Laugh has no dialects

Mexico Likes

What to do in the Maya village on the Day of the Dead? You follow your daughter and get invited for a traditional dinner!

Mexico (Yucatan): Family with monkey in the Village San-Angel; Photo: Thomas Alboth

Hammock, tv and coca-cola

Mexico Likes

San Angel, 800-people Maya community. One of the places where organisation Kanche is supporting the activities of indigenous people.

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