The butterflies’ secret.. a tale by a city girl

IMG_1317Northern Thailand, the countryside with its ever lasting green lands, I take a deep breath of real fresh air and admire the surroundings. We just landed at Sakon Nakhon’s airport and we’re driving to my mother’s friends family house. I’m sitting in the box of the pick up truck and relishing every second of it. Living in a big city, rarely do I get to enjoy that kind of scenery, vast green plains, very few other cars, not even a cow in sight, just us and the road. The wind is making my hair dance, while “The Pixies, Where is my mind?” is playing in my ears. I suddenly press pause on my iPod and ask myself the question for real; Where is my mind? Continue reading

‘San Pedro La Laguna’.. a tale by a city girl..

Where to eat, sleep & tour in San Pedro La Laguna

San Pedro La Laguna, Lake Atitlán, Guatemala

San Pedro La Laguna, Lake Atitlán, Guatemala

It was a mixture of hands clapping from the ladies making tortillas, birds singing and laughter. But before I got to this dreamy conclusion, let’s go back to the beginning of my trip. And let me just, once again, put emphasis on the fact that I am a city girl, I grew up downtown Quebec City and since then have lived only in big metropoles.

San Pedro's market, Thanks René De Carufel for the picture!

Traditional Guatemalan market    Photo: René De Carufel

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