Tags » Chicken Bus

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

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


"Chicken Bus" - Defining the experience!

Here are some top translations:

“Hey, we have 70 on this 45-passenger bus already, but there’s room for 10 more!”

“You and your portable tienda are welcome!” 153 more words

Central America

Chicken Bus 2.0

A great day in a local Pueblo outside Xela, exploring the tradition of textiles, rich in the community, and a couple of Iglesias.

Another good-time journey and first class seating.

Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

Only the coolest chickens!

On the road to Quetzaltenango! I think it’s turbo too!

Central America