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Guatemala, Part 2 of 3

Guatemala, Part 2 of 3

July 7 – August 7, 2016. We left Florida on May 5th, 2015 so after more than a year of being on the road, having family visiting was more than a big deal for us. On July 7, 2016 after saying goodbye to our new friends Julie and Ricardo who wined and dined us for...
Guatemala Part 1 of 3

Guatemala Part 1 of 3

June 20 – July 7, 2016. After a month in Belize, it was time to move along to Guatemala where we ended up staying three months. We crossed the border between Belize (Benque Viejo) and Guatemala (Melchor De Mencos) on June 20, 2016. How can a country known for...
Belize

Belize

May 24 – June 20, 2016. After spending 6 incredible months in Mexico, we crossed into Belize on May 24, 2016 and explored the small country for about a month. Just before reaching the border we were getting ready to leave our camp in the Mexican town of Chetumal...
Mexico, Yucatan Peninsula

Mexico, Yucatan Peninsula

May 6 – 24, 2016. This is our 9th and final post on Mexico. The Yucatan Peninsula is probably the best know Tourist destination in Mexico. Magnificent beaches with turquoise water, Mayan ruins, night life, world class Hotels and Resorts, Naturals Wonders,...
Mexico, Chiapas

Mexico, Chiapas

April 24 – May 6, 2016 Chiapas is the Southern Mexican Sate bordering Guatemala. Mountains, Rainforests, Mayan Archeological sites, Indigenous Culture, Waterfalls, Rivers with clear blue water, Lakes, Canyons, colonial towns… Chiapas has it all if you...
Mexico, Oaxaca

Mexico, Oaxaca

April 16 – 24, 2016 Oaxaca is a Mexican State located in the Southwest. It is becoming more and more popular with travelers because of the many great attractions it offers. Indigenous cultures, colonial towns, archeological and natural sites, savory cuisine,...
Mexico City and around

Mexico City and around

March 31 – April 11, 2016 After a wonderful week in San Miguel de Allende, we headed South to San Juan Teotihuacan located about an hours drive before Mexico City, to visit the Mayan Pyramids of the Sun and of the Moon. We then left our rig securely parked at...
Mexico, Guanajuato

Mexico, Guanajuato

March 20-31,2016. Our next stop after the state of Jalisco, was the state of Guanajuato where we spent time in the town of Guanajuato (same name as the state), a brief stop in Dolores Hidalgo and a week in San Miguel de Allende where we visited a friend. Guanajuato...
Mexico, Jalisco

Mexico, Jalisco

After celebrating our birthdays in the resort town of Puerto Vallarta we drove through the mountains and crossed into the state of Jalisco on February 25, 2016. When we started planning our trip to Mexico we contacted our friend John who is originally from Scotland...
Mexico, Nayarit

Mexico, Nayarit

We left Mazatlan on February 12th, 2016 and drove along the Pacific Coast into the state of Nayarit. Mexico has 31 States plus Mexico City’s Federal District. Nayarit is our fifth state after Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sinaloa and Chihuahua. Santa Cruz de...
Mexico, Sinaloa and Chihuahua

Mexico, Sinaloa and Chihuahua

Mazatlan or Topolobampo? After more than 2 months into the Baja, we arrived on Mexico’s mainland on February 3rd, 2016 via the TMC ferry from La Paz. For 2 adults and our truck camper the cost was $4,230 Mexican pesos ($235 USD). After much discussion and research we...
Mexico, Baja California

Mexico, Baja California

We entered Mexico via California through the border town of Tecate in Baja California on November 28, 2015. Our Baja adventures ended up lasting more than two months. Before crossing we had agreed to meet another couple of Overlanders who were heading South at the...
Nevada and California

Nevada and California

Nevada We entered Nevada from Utah on November 1st, 2015 and camped at Elk Flat Campground (Cave Lake Sate Park) after watching the NFL football game at the Historic Hotel Nevada and Gambling Hall in Ely, Nevada. I don’t care much about football but watching the scene...
Colorado and Utah

Colorado and Utah

We crossed from Wyoming into Colorado on October 22, 2015. It was a cold and rainy day but we were happy and anxious to discover the American  Rocky Mountains. We spent our first night in Colorado in the mountains near Estes Park at Hermit’s Hollow Campground, pretty...
Back in the US: Montana and Wyoming.

Back in the US: Montana and Wyoming.

With the magnificent Canadian Rockies behind us, we headed back into the US, entering through Montana on October 10, 2015. We stopped in the charming town of Whitefish, MT to do some laundry, wash the truck, and restock before entering Glacier National Park. Glacier...
Canadian Rockies

Canadian Rockies

We got off the Alaskan Ferry on October 3, 2015 in Prince Rupert, BC and headed East to Jasper National Park on the scenic Yellowhead Highway (16). As a Canadian seeing the Rockies was pretty high on my bucket list. On the way we found a wonderful spot to boondock...
Alaska

Alaska

On September 21, 2015 we crossed the border into Alaska, about a month after we left Northern California. It was an important milestone for us; it represents the beginning of our Pan-American Journey (Alaska to Argentina) and seing the “Last Frontier” was a dream that...
Canada: British Columbia and Yukon

Canada: British Columbia and Yukon

Vancouver Island On September 6, 2015, we took the ferry from Port Angeles, WA to Victoria, BC and did our first border crossing with the XPCamper. As expected we did not encounter any problems. It felt good to be back on Canadian soil even though BC is quite...
Back on the road…CA,OR,WA

Back on the road…CA,OR,WA

We have been in the Grass Valley, CA area for over 7 weeks, so when our new home was finally ready on August 26, 2015 we hit the road. Our XPCamper is everything we had hoped it would be and so much more, but we have to get familiar with all the systems and learn how...