Honduras Deserves More than a Drive-By!

Honduras Deserves More than a Drive-By!

  Many people plan to drive through Honduras in one day, doing a double border crossing.  Its long history of military rule, corruption, and poverty have made it a hotbed for crime over the years.  But it also has a thriving tourist business in the islands and is...
El Salvador.  Hugging the Coast!

El Salvador. Hugging the Coast!

    We crossed into El Salvador and decided to head straight up a mountain, El Imposible!  With a name like that, how could you knot want to conquer it! We headed up, and up into the cloudy covered tree tops.  Stunning scenery and small towns along a...
Guatemala Ruined Us!

Guatemala Ruined Us!

We arrived in Guatelmala and our first stop was Mayan ruins of Tikal.  I’m afraid anything less than trekking through dense jungle, happening upon magnificent structures, on which you can climb, hide and explore will not satisfy us on future visits to Mayan...
A Little Bit of Belize

A Little Bit of Belize

  We greeted Belize, the smallest of the countries we’ve visited, and one we almost skipped, with mixed feelings. The first shock upon entering, after spending almost 1/2 a year in Mexico, was hearing English!  I kept thinking this whole trip…when we...
Hello Family and Goodbye Mexico

Hello Family and Goodbye Mexico

  It’s Family Time!  Finally, we were going to have family come join us!  We really wanted to have any and all family along for our adventure, but obviously it’s not easy for folks to arrange leaving their day to day life and jump on a plane.  Also,...