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Career change

Career change

Time to trade in that cushy graphic design job for a job unloading trucks in Guatemala. Our cross-country journey was going well. Possibly too well. The roads were much better than our previous trip across Guatemala. It looked like we might be able to get to a very...
Our weekend with Adonis (Costa Rica)

Our weekend with Adonis (Costa Rica)

Costa Rica Some people seem to love it and others tend to bull run through it.  It’s expensive, over toured, and in my mind, overrated.   For us, bull running was our only thought as we had other places we were more interested in.  We both had spent time in Costa Rica...
Volunteering Abroad ~ Guatemala

Volunteering Abroad ~ Guatemala

We knew that when we headed out for a life on the road that we wanted to spend time volunteering in the places we explored. We had done a variety of volunteer work back in Oregon from Habitat to Humanity to Fences for Fidos to cooking for the families at the Ronald...
Rest stop

Rest stop

We entered Colombia from Ecuador on August 28, 2016. After a few days of driving I was convinced that we will be out from here in about a month. I think the main thing what ticked me off was the road tolls, which can be quite high in Colombia, the fairly high price of...
Antigua

Antigua

Cabaña Suiza, unglaublich hilfreiche und overlander-freundliche Schweizer Familie.   Nachdem wir uns mit aller Gemütlichkeit langsam durch das wunderschöne Guatemala bewegten, hiess es nun endlich auch mal wieder aktiv zu werden. Geistig aktiv um es genauer zu sagen....
Guatemala

Guatemala

  Yaxha Guatemala, DAS Highligh von Zentralamerika….MEIN absolutes Highlight von Zenralamerika. Auch wenn das eine so schwere Aussage ist! Bereits monatelang vorher hatte ich mich mega darauf gefreut. Warum…weiss ich nicht, doch irgendetwas hatte mich stark dort...
The power of one

The power of one

My wife has said on many occasions what she likes most about living in here is her ability to affect change and make a positive impact in the community. As most readers know, Nicaragua is a poor country, but what some people may not realize, is Nicaragua is a happy...
AirBnB Review ~ 7 Volcanoes

AirBnB Review ~ 7 Volcanoes

When we started researching Lake Atitlan we knew we were spending one month in a cottage at Pasajcap, however with our friends Pete & Natasha still residing in our cottage rental for a bit, I reached out to the San Marcos Facebook page in search of lodging for the...
China – The Great Wall

China – The Great Wall

  Here is the main difference between backpacking and overlanding, schedule. With the car we pretty much had complete freedom of movement, WE decided how long we wanted to stay in each place and what time we should leave. None of the waking up at the crack of dawn...
The World Lost Its Mind in 2016, These Travelers Kept Their Cool

The World Lost Its Mind in 2016, These Travelers Kept Their Cool

  If you followed world news in 2016, you might have gotten the impression that the apocalypse is near. But we are here to tell you that all is not lost! In fact, the beauty of humanity and life blissfully abounds in all corners of our wonderful planet....