Building Healthier Lives with Mayan Families

Mayan Families is an organization that began in 2005 and has grown exponentially since then. While the organization has a number of different areas that they work in, the one we’re focusing on today is the installation of Onil stoves, designed by HELPS International. This is something we incorporate into any of our weeklong tours…

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Chicken Buses: Getting Around Guatemala Like a Local

Chicken buses, known locally as camionetas, are one of the most ubiquitous sights in Guatemala. The brightly painted buses that rattle and roar their way along the narrow highways are just a part of life here, yet many tourists never experience this very unique part of travel. Local transport is often a mystery when you’re…

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