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Posing in front of Pacaya

Pacaya Volcano Climb

We had a fun dinner with Scott, Tracy, Will and Molly at MonoLoco last night to celebrate Molly’s sixth birthday. They come up to Antigua occasionally to escape the Rio heat and the unrelenting demands of managing Nana Juana. We spent hours talking about life in the Rio and life back home – theirs’ in […]

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Or you can get your fish from a tank. This little guy was not about to crack a smile.

Antigua Shopping

We awoke this morning to the cool Antigua air streaming into the open windows. We got a room at the Posada Juma Ocag for all five nights here. Our pretty wood windows have metal security bars and also look out onto the hotel’s small private courtyard so there are no worries about uninvited guests creeping […]

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Underway on the lift

On The Hard

Well, we made it out of the water yesterday. It took awhile because we fell for that “we have a working pump-out station” story. We sat for three hours at the pump out station while five guys tried to get the pump-out pumping. A sixth guy was finally called for. He could not figure out […]

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Opening a lovely present of a handmade necklace made by Maya.

Birdie Party

We picked up the hotdogs, buns and cake around noon. It was a wet ride in the dinghy back to the boat with Lily holding the boxed cake in her lap as we bumped across the water. Once back on land, we performed a little cake surgery in order to remove an unwanted princess from […]

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