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Budget: Nicaragua

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Budget: Honduras

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Budget: Guatemala

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Budget: Belize

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Budget: Mainland Mexico

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Budget: Baja, Mexico

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// We spent 43 days in Baja, Mexico and spent a total of $1,471.60.  That means that we spent on average $34.22 per day. Our largest expense was food ($757), followed by transportation ($417), and then living expenses ($253 –…

Budget Update – Uganda

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From reports of other travellers, Uganda was said to be a more inexpensive country to travel in.  Our start in the country was slightly pricy as we had to pay for 2 visas at $50 each (the only country in…

Trip Statistics

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Our trip is winding down…I suppose it is about time.   So let’s look at some interesting statistics. 578 Nights Thanks to Bippers, we had a home as well as a set of wheels.  Being in the shape of a…

Budget update – Senegal

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As promised, we have been tracking trip costs so that others have some idea of what may be incurred.  Of course, at the end of the day, it does all depend on your own choices. The Central African Franc (CFA)…

Budget update

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We are about to leave Western Sahara and cross into Mauritania.  We have thoroughly enjoyed our time in Morocco and Western Sahara, but look forward to heading southwards.  Before we leave Western Sahara, though, I thought I’d add another budget…

Counting the pennies…

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Ruidera, Spain So, there is much discussion always about budget.  There is also very little information about what other travellers have used once on the road.  And to be honest, it also will differ vastly from one traveller to another,…

Budget #7- Time to get a job!

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BUDGET FOR THE MONTH OF JULY… WE SPENT HOW MUCH?!! COUNTRIES VISITED: Columbia, Ecuador, Peru For those of you who follow along on Facebook, you may already know that we have decided to stop in Huanchaco, Peru for a few…

Month #2 Expenses

Hello again ladies and gents! Yet another month has come and gone south of the border and it is time once more to take a look at the expenses for the month and see what the damage is. I have…

Budgeting and Costs

Editors Note: this is part 3 of a ten part series we are doing on overlanding advice.  Future PanAm overlanders this is for you.  They post each Sunday. Determining a long term budget for a trip like the PanAm is…

Cleaning out

In preparation for our big trip we want to get rid of most of our belongings – that means: clean out the cellar and garage, sort out the flat, and everything that we cannot put into storage while we are…

Adventure Pennies Make Adventure Pounds

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After some frown-inducing maths, we estimate that for ‘Leg 1’ (Europe) it will cost us approximately 25p a mile. This now presents a new cash-conscious strategy… ‘The Adventure Mile’. Take for example the following scenarios; Emma: “shall we have these…

Money Money Money

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We, and by that I mean Megan, have updated all the expenses so you can now all go and look on the expenses page and see how poor we are. Food parcels will now be gratefully accepted. No tuna though,…