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Skeg

Skeg

while we were in Oaxaca, Alex and our host Calvin fashioned a new skeg for the...
Playa Majagual.  almost paradise.

Playa Majagual. almost paradise.

We consulted with iOverlander and picked a spot on the map in the south of Nicaragua.  We got lucky. this little beach was a two minute walk from our campsite. enough sun for the solar, but the ocean breezes kept us cool they plan to build a swanky eco-center...
the things you can write home about…

the things you can write home about…

you want everyone to know you are well. I want every one to feel and taste the riches. the richness. The main plaza and cathedral was a great place for mojitos and people watching   After the 5$ per night campsite proved inhospitable to the solar system (parking...
Jiquilillo Beach, Nicaragua

Jiquilillo Beach, Nicaragua

we camped at a beach hostel called rancho tranquilo we played in the sand on the wide empty beach our campsite was set back from the beach which gave us the shade, but hindered the solar Alex and Leo and a guy named Max tried to go out fishing, but couldn’t get...
Lago Atitlan, Guatemala

Lago Atitlan, Guatemala

Look out Bus! The tiny winding road down the hill to San Marcos de Atitlan burned our brakes so badly we could smell them.  After a  few close calls with the large potholes and bending a  bike rim on the back after a hasty back up, perhaps the French hitchhikers were...
mexico  to guatemala

mexico to guatemala

Hola peeps. I’ve been meaning to write to you for days. After indulging in the pleasant parking spot in Thule (Overlander Oasis), we moved on. We drove a full hour out of town, before heading off the main highway. Detoured to a natural limestone cascade of pools...
Tequila Resources

Tequila Resources

Tequila Resources We woke up in a blue agave patch. The plants were growing in lines and they were very spikey. We had breakfast. Alex and I played with a dog. Then we drove to the tequila making place and went for a tour. We had to wear hairnets. We saw the tequila...
Are we in a hurry?

Are we in a hurry?

Greetings from Oaxaca with mole negro on my face. We landed at a comfortable place (overlanderoasis.com) a few days ago and have stayed longer than we intended. I think we were in a hurry. Or something. Last time I wrote here, we were crossing into Baja with the...
Zebco 220

Zebco 220

As part of our home school experiment- Leo will dictate a story weekly. here is his first: Zebco 220 In the morning we talked a little bit and we had to put on our life jackets. we put sunscreen on our faces and we put on our hats and swimshorts. It was an orange...

Valentine’s Day

We woke up in the Walmart Parking lot in Calexico. I gave my loves a muffin and a chocolate croissant. Its time to get to Mexico no more futzing around. we are cutting the cord. taking off....
Putting a few things together.

Putting a few things together.

final days before shoving off.  we are chomping at the bit, and yet pesky little things like mechanical issues need some  attention.   it is great to have the peace of kathy&rob’s place to get the minutia worked out. and go for a bike...

Travel is fatal..

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s...