Vacation in Panama

On our first day in Panama we drove over 300 miles, which was pretty insane since we only average 80-100 miles on driving days.  Needless to say we were exhausted and devoured an entire pizza and ended up sleeping at our very first gas station.  At first we were a bit disappointed at the idea … More Vacation in Panama

Pura Vida Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a well known tourist destination because of its beaches, rainforests, volcanoes and the pura vida lifestyle.  Although we were excited to explore Costa Rica, we were probably more excited to meet our friends Sarah and Kendall and have a bit of “normalcy.”  Before we set out to San Jose, we enjoyed our … More Pura Vida Costa Rica

Christmas in Guatamala

It was December 20, and we were sitting in Chetumal, Mexico preparing to cross the border into Belize.  We were not totally sure what we would be doing for Christmas and homesickness started to kick in.  We just spent the last two weeks enjoying the glorious Caribbean, but we were itching to get back into … More Christmas in Guatamala

Lago De Chapala, Patzcuaro,Teotihuacan, Veracruz and Villahermosa

Just as an update on the last post: Thank you to everyone who expressed concern about the ATM issue.  I was hesitant putting that much detail in the post but what I wanted any future overlander to understand was that first three days are going to be some of the most stressful.  Unless you have … More Lago De Chapala, Patzcuaro,Teotihuacan, Veracruz and Villahermosa

Days 1,2 and 3

Day 1: Drove from Phoenix to San Carlos. Early morning rain. We realized that we had water leaking from our jug and needed to make a pit stop. Was not 100% sure our GPS would work or how the border crossing would go. Arrived late (almost dark) at RV park and office was closed. Security … More Days 1,2 and 3