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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…

Second Battery and a Fridge

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Second Battery There are a several reasons why we decided to install a second battery. The main reason being we intend to install a fridge in the car, but it would also run the power inverter and LED lighting. Although…

Budget: Colombia

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Change of heart

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De kogel is door de kerk en het roer is om. We gaan niet langer per auto naar Zuid-Afrika. De afgelopen weken zijn erg onrustig geweest. Op het gebied van mondiale medische en politieke (‘of extremistische’?) problematiek, maar ook in…

Essential Beach Camping Gear

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We spent about 8 months traveling through Mexico and Central America.  We love beaches, and a large portion of our time was spent camping on beaches.  What was the beach camping gear we loved to have and what would we…

The long road home

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It’s only been four years since I lived in Arusha, but driving back through the horrendous traffic that quickly gives way to donkeys and stray dogs as we passed through the slums to reach foodwatershelter, it felt like a decade.…

You Tube Videos

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Hello All!  Just a quick update from the beautiful city of Prague, there is another post on it’s way shortly but in the meantime…. We have loaded a couple more YouTube videos – a quick one of Charyn Canyon in…

Fixes and upgrades. 1.

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Factory Roof Rack fail. It was about six the morning of the third night in our roof top tent when we heard the first loud pop, which was followed about 15 minutes later by second loud pop but this time…

Driving in Africa

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We realize that there are many folks out there reading our blog to assist them in planning their own trips- with that in mind I have prepared a series of posts with the type of nitty-gritty detail that will help…

Money Changers

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We realize that there are many folks out there reading our blog to assist them in planning their own trips- with that in mind I have prepared a series of posts with the type of nitty-gritty detail that will help…

African Border Crossings

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We realize that there are many folks out there reading our blog to assist them in planning their own trips- with that in mind I have prepared a series of posts with the type of nitty-gritty detail that will help…

Picking a Truck for our XPCamper

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Once you’ve decided on a truck camper, rooftop tent, or just a normal tent, the next step is to go out and pick a vehicle.  This was a pretty daunting task for us as we knew nothing about trucks.  I…

Budget: Mexico & Central America

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Airbnb: some pros, more cons

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Isn’t it strange to write about airbnb, since we have our own vehicle to travel and sleep in? Aren’t we the wrong people to be writing about the pros and cons of airbnb? Yes, in a way this may be…

Budget: Panama

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Two-Step Verification – a Trap for Travellers

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In recent years more and more popular websites are either nagging you to provide a phone number for “added security”, or worse are forcing you to verify your account with a code they send you via SMS. This is called…