The foliage was a little like Berkeley, but even more lush and tropical!
You might have noticed from my brussel sprouts post that I love seeing plants as they grow, especially those I've never seen before. These pineapples were awesome.
Huge bunches of bananas, and look at that bud!
Hanging out with our host and some of her friends by the famous Lake Atitlan. Though the view was a little foggy that day, a lake surrounded by volcanoes can't be beat.
Well, this one might not be beautiful in the traditional sense, but it was AMAZING. We went to a cave at dusk and saw thousands and thousands of bats exiting for the night. Pretty incredible.
Have you ever seen a transparent butterfly?
This is Semuc Champey, a limestone "bridge" of gorgeous green pools that is actually over a huge river. We climbed up for the view, then went down to lounge in the water. So great.