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Candelaria Caves, the entrance to the underworld.

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The Candelaria caves is a large natural cave system in the municipalities of Chisec and  Raxruha in Guatemala.  This impressive cave system is sacred to the Q’eqchi Maya, and stretches continuously for some 29km (18 miles). The main gallery, Tzul…

Land Rover Club El Salvador. Land Rover camaraderie knows no borders.

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Land Rover Club El Salvador Land Rovers owners are a special breed. I know of no other marquee where complete strangers will wave at each other when passing in traffic, or will stop to talk or help a driver of…

El Ceibo. The best little museum on Ometepe.

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While on the island of Ometepe, we visited the museum El Ceibo. The Museum was founded in 2007 by Moises David Ghitis Rivera, Nicaraguan philanthropist, on an agricultural and cattle farm of his property in the island of Ometepe. It…

Ometepe, 10 things you need to know before you go.

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Ometepe, 10 things you need to know before you go.   1. Past Indian inhabitants regarded it as their promised land and a sacred island. 2. Chorotega, Nahuatl and Mayans left a multitude of pre-Columbian artifacts spread all over the…

Ometepe Island

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Isla de Ometepe We put the trucks on a ferry today for an hour ride across Lake Nicaragua to Ometepe. Not sure what it’s about?Isla de Ometepe is made of twin volcanoes that rise dramatically from Lake Nicaragua. Lava…

El Cuco……… El Salvador’s paradise

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After running the gauntlet of flooded roads and cow herds, we pulled into El Cuco just before dark looking for a “tranquillo” spot to refresh our minds and bodies before the mayhem of trying to cross two borders and traverse…

Salute Motores Britanicos San Salvador !

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Gracias, Motores Britanicos, Land Rover San Salvador, El Salvador. A special thanks Mario Maravilla (Gerente Administrative) and Marina Beatriz (Asesor de Servicios) and the rest of the caring staff and technicians.Thank you for the service, support and special attention we…

“Pupusa” It’s what’s for dinner!

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“Pupusa’s” It’s what’s for dinner. Pupusas are similar to corn tortillas, only thicker and stuffed with cheese, beans or meat. The pupusa originated in El Salvador, and are traditionally made by slapping the dough back and forth between greased palms.…