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Miraculous Intervention

This story takes us back to the early 2000’s, when Julio was about 16 years old. He had to travel 30 km in public transit or “chicken bus” as commonly referred to, back and forth to study each day. 594 more words

Home Life

Lets talk about the Chicken Bus.

150,000 miles is the life of an American School Bus. A big old yellow brick. Sturdy, reliable and very special. They are sold at auction and many of them are bought  and driven down through Mexico to Guatemala where they are prepared for their second lives. 131 more words


...Corozal, Belize

After our visit to Bacalar we had a brief stay in the Mexican border town of Chetumal before we crossed over into Belize. It was both our first land border crossing and our first experience of ‘chicken buses’ – thankfully both went fairly smoothly! 971 more words

Central America

World Travel-Guatemala

By Lisa Worthey Smith

The mountains, lakes, volcanoes, and Mayan ruins made for a spectacular visit when I traveled to Guatemala in the mid-1970’s with my high school Spanish class. 915 more words

Fiction Writing Prompts

Volcano boarding! WoooooHooooo!!!!

It was a long ass travel day to get from D&D brewery to Leon consisting of 3 chicken buses, 2 Taxis, a shitty ass shuttle and a bike rikshaw thing. 637 more words

Central America

The ♥ is curved like a road through the mountains

Inspired by a two-week trip among the volcanoes, lakes, and colorful mountain villages of Guatemala’s lush highlands. And an ode to chicken buses. I love chicken buses. 29 more words


Why are there so many girls?!!

I don’t know what it is about Central America but it feels like it is full of female backpackers! Don’t get me wrong I love that girls are getting out there and traveling but where did all the boys go? 802 more words

Central America