Lago Atitlán

San Pedro was my first stop in Guatamala. San Pedro is located on the shores of Lago Atitlán, a gorgeous lake surrounded by volcanoes. The incredible nature, colorful markets, and friendly people has made this stop one of my favorites so far. Panajachel Panajachel is one of the larger towns near Lago Atitlán, and it […]

San Cristóbal

I spent 6 weeks in San Cristóbal, partly to improve my Spanish, but mostly to enjoy some of the really great XC flying Chiapas has to offer. The wonderful city of San Cristóbal in combination with nice flying made this a highlight of my trip so far. The weather was flyable almost every day, and […]


The weather forecast in Nucatili looked bleak for flying, so I decided to take two days to drive to the famous Mayan ruins of Palenque. These are some of the best ruins in Mexico, and the drive there takes you through some fantastic Chiapas jungle scenery. I stopped at Agua Azul, Misol-ha, and Aluxes wildlife […]


I spent a few weeks in Colima, first touring around the area and then flying (thanks to Britton and Gabe for saving the day!). Top of my list was the Manatlán Biosphere reserve. This was a really nice drive that would be nice for camping. I also visited the nearby town Comala, which had a […]