A Year on the Road: A Reflection

I find myself, in Mexico City. Somehow, an entire year has passed and still I travel. I`m amazed and saddened by how quickly 12 months have passed by me. May 5, 2012, I eagerly woke at the crack of dawn so my parents could drop me at O`haire. A goodbye that was exciting and happy, though tearful. ┬áMy layover flight, […]

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Taking the Long Way to Utila

Aboard Hedwig, in the Bay Islands

I meet Marvin at the Banana Republic Guesthouse in the rundown port city of La Ceiba, Honduras. I had just arrived and like nearly every other traveler to pass through, intended to leave on the first ferry to Utila the following morning. I was trying to pay for my 160 lempira room with a 500 bill. Naturally, the emotionless receptionist […]

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