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Guatemala 2.0: The Extended Stay

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Me and Maya love to wrestle on the bed!Hey Adventurers! I sure hope you enjoyed our ‘year on the road’ posts as much as My Family and I loved putting them together. It’s been quite the journey so far,…

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…

Honduras to Nicaragua – Guasaule / Somotillo Border Crossing

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We found the Honduras to Nicaragua border crossing quite relaxed, exiting Honduras was a breeze and entering Nicaragua was not difficult at all. The local kids gave us a chance to practice our Spanish and kept us entertained while the…

Guatemala to El Salvador – Valle Nuevo / Chinamas border crossing

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Oct 13, 2014 | El Salvador, Guatemala, Information | 0 commentsWe decided to cross from Guatemala into El Salvador at the Valle Nuevo/ Chinamas border at it was the closest entry to the Ruta de Flores, and also much…

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…

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.…

Panama City and shipping the van

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Our van is hopefully on it’s way to Colombia now. The process of shipping out of Panama was unpleasant and expensive, and we wish they’d just build the 30 miles of road that are missing between Panama and Colombia! But…

Ailing in El Salvador

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After a long day we F I N A L L Y made it back to El Sal!With our second journey through Nicaragua coming to an end, I knew that we had a big and potentially stressful day in…