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Lights of Las Vegas

Are we now on a holiday?

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 Lights of Las VegasAfter a few days of chores including washing our riding suits in San Diego and Los Angeles, we made use of the excellent interstate highways to move on to Las Vegas to meet up with…
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Almost crossed the border

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Almost crossed the border from Honduras and Guatemala, almost. The Copan location is quite different from all the other ones in Honduras, it’s clean, civilized and fast. Checked out from Honduras in ten minutes and got passport stamped in to…

Tigo vs Tigo

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As you blast down the Panam Hwy sooner than later you’ll realize that having a constant internet package in pocket is more affordable and easier than one would think. Coming from Canada one just cannot wonder how come that a…

Honduras -Nicaragua- Honduras border crossings

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You noticed it well, did it both ways. Leaving Honduras is pretty straight forward and fast . Get exit stamp for passport and turn in car importation paper. I mean you hand over the car paper, the guy looks at…
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On the Road in Peru

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Welcome to Peru!We spent most of our time in Peru driving along the coastal desert. For hours on end, our senses were dulled by the vast expanse of tanned dirt, crumbling earth and radiating heat. Then we would slowly…
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Culture shock USA

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 Bowling down the freeway today from San Diego to Los Angeles we were momentarily in the shadow of a passing pick-up truck. I say pick-up truck but this thing (a Dodge I think) was called a ‘Big Horn Heavy…
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San Juan del Sur

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Costa Rica, you have competition, it’s right on your heel. Just half an hour or so drive from the Costa Rican border, some hour an half from Granada,Nicaragua is the little town of San Juan del Sur. With the almost…
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Canon Del Pato

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One of the most amazing routes we’ve taken happened partly by chance, miscommunication and blissful ignorance. We were in Peru, searching for a scenic route towards the Cordillera Blanca and an anticipated break from the desert landscape.  We found a…
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6 months

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Shoe shine26/4/2015 – six months ago today we left the UK to start this trip. We are currently in Mexico and today we travelled from Zihuatanejo a pretty seaside town to Zamora, further inland, where the 2nd largest church…
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Texture

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Closer

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Ants

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I watch these ants every night marching down from an almond tree and cutting through the field, taking home a bit of food. It’s like a two way traffic on a busy interstate highway. First I tried to catch them…
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Extending CA-4

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So yeah, we ended up extending our CA-4 visas in Honduras. The whole thing was very simple and easy at the local tourist office in La Ceiba. If you go early in the morning, by noon you will walk out…
The Sanctuary of the Virgin of Las Lajas Ipiales Colombia

The top of South America

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 Yesterday, 24th March was another milestone for us; three milestones in one day to be exact. Although this was just a happy coincidence it was exactly 5 months to the day since we departed our home; Jim celebrated his…
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Currency

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New country, new currency, new exchange rate. 1:1.25, 1:6.66, 1:16, 1:12 , try to figure out prices. It takes some time until one gets used to it, then by the time it gets settled in into the brain, switch to…
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Heartworm

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We picked up some heartworm medicine for Blaze from the vet in La Ceiba and finally we had the chance to see what would happen if we would neglect the monthly treatment. The vet had some real dog heart kept…
From the doors of San Miguel de Allende to the artisan crafts of Guatemala and now garifuna boats. There is always sonething to lay the camera lens on without resuming […]

garifuna boats

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From the doors of San Miguel de Allende to the artisan crafts of Guatemala and now garifuna boats. There is always sonething to lay the camera lens on without resuming to endless selfies. I got even asked once “you don’t…

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