Monthly Archive: September 2008

Travel Gadgets

By Lucas Vidgen Travel can be a very Zen-like experience. Throw some clothes in a bag, get the dog put down and you’re out the door. Some people, however, take the whole “preparation” thing...

The Tilapita Turtle Weekend

By Lucas Vidgen What exactly is the problem here? The Green Sea Turtles, which live and nest along the Pacific Coasts of Mexico and Guatemala, are in danger of extinction. Apart from loss of...

Ex-pat Happy: Shocking Claims

In a move that has shocked Quetzaltenango’s foreign community, US retiree John Stevenson has gone on record as being “quite happy” living in Xela. Stevenson, 53, retired and moved here three years ago. Since...

Daytripper: Cool Trips. Close by.

Daytripper is XelaWho’s regular monthly series on day trips within easy reach of Xela. This month’s article is called: The Shortest Trek in Central America. By Wonkey Eye of Quetztaltrekkers Pretty much every tourist...