Legends of Cerro de Oro and The Little Prince

Cerro de Oro, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

French author and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was taking off from the Guatemala City airport in February, 1938, on his way to South America. The airplane, accidentally overloaded with fuel, crashed about 10 miles from the airport; the plane was destroyed and Saint-Exupéry was seriously injured. He spent time in La Antigua recovering from his injuries. While … Read more

Solar Power in Guatemala and the Best and Worst in Customer Service

installation of our solar energy system in Guatemala showed us the best and worst of customer service

For the first time in the eight months since our solar power was installed, the system is humming along, generating power and selling back to the grid. Our experience with the installation of a photovoltaic solar energy system on our B&B at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala was filled with challenges. Some of the challenges stemmed from the newness … Read more