Central America

Tackling the Darien Gap

Tackling the Darien Gap

Quite simply, this was done the only way it could be. One cannot drive this impassable 70 or so miles of the PanAmerican Highway - the part between Panama and Colombia. Vehicles must be put on a container ship or “RoRo” carrier, and drivers and passengers must fly or sail between Panama and...

Panama

Panama

After what seemed like an inordinate delay at the Panamanian border, our temporary vehicle import was finally ready and we were able to begin our travels in Panama - last stop before South America ! Hard to believe we had already come this far ( over 24,000 kms since we left in May ). First...

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Our last days in Nicaragua were spent at San Juan Del Sur, the beachside/surfing community close to Costa Rica.  It was obvious that the town is still suffering from the effects of the Nicaraguan protests last year - restaurants and hotels were very quiet and there were not nearly as many...

El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua

El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua

Feedback from folks on the road ( along with our personal preference ) was that we should travel El Salvador mostly via the coastal route - this would allow us to visit the renowned beach community of El Tunco while at the same time skirting around San Salvador - it’s capital city and not one of...

Welcome to Belize, Bienvenidos Guatemala !

Welcome to Belize, Bienvenidos Guatemala !

While the hotels were a welcome break (as was the break from doing our own  cooking in this heat), we won’t get to Argentina sitting by pools in Mexico. Funnily enough, right in the middle of our rest, while walking down the main street in Tulum, we bumped into a French couple who had just...

Jeff + Lois

Jeff + Lois

We are Lois and Jeff, of Kelowna, BC, Canada. A mid and late 50’s couple, recently retired with a serious travel bug, looking forward to hitting the road in May 2019. Our plans are open-ended but North and South America are first on the list and we will determine what comes next after we see how we do in the America’s.

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