bus travel

The Guatemalan Chicken Bus

Although it may be a flattering gesture, several complications arise when a Guatemalan women underestimates the size of your bottom. Not only can it lead to impracticality, but it can also cause severe discomfort. Guatemalan buses are notorious for being cramped, dangerous and colourful. Chicken buses, so called either for the fact that people are crammed in like poultry or because locals often bring their livestock on as hand luggage, are certainly an experience. Guatemala’s winding, mountainous roads don’t particularly help matters, but at least it looks nice if you’re lucky enough to have an undisturbed view out of the window.