How to load Open Street Maps on Garmin GPS Units

  Before starting off on our road trip from Canada to Argentina, I knew that given my propensity to get lost upon walking out my front door, that having accurate navigation would be critical.  I looked at what we would need in terms of paper maps, mapping...
Mexico’s Beautiful Waterfalls

Mexico’s Beautiful Waterfalls

    As we left the coast, we were curious what inland Mexico would look and feel like once again.  We were in route to Cañón Río La Venta, to see the waterfall Cascada El Aguacero. We were a bit skeptical about the logistics because there are no camping...
A Cactus Forests Between Two Towns

A Cactus Forests Between Two Towns

The travel notes are drying up, my memory is fading, but thankfully we have photos!  Sitting here staring at pictures of the cactus in the dry heat of Mexico, remembering our time spent through the inland areas of Mexico. After Mexico City, we headed to Puebla, or...
Teotihuacan and Mexico City

Teotihuacan and Mexico City

  Now that we were pros at city camping, we headed to Teotihuacan with confidence, to camp in yet another city campground.  Our trip to Teotihuacan and the nearby Mayan ruins, would be punctuated by a side trip to a Mexico City AirBnB apartment, while our camper...
Best City Camping Ever, then Butterflies

Best City Camping Ever, then Butterflies

  We knew the roads in Guanajuato were tricky, especially the google-chosen route to the one-an-only city campground.  So we were on pins and needles as I helped choose roads and guide Okan through the narrow streets and old tunnels of the city.  Very stressful,...