Travel Blog

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta

Chile

Chile: Part 2

Our next journey was what should have been a six-hour bus ride up to another coastal town called La Serena. This is where we experienced our first and only bus breakdown, costing us three hours of wait time on the…

Chile

Chile: Part 1

With four days in Argentina drinking the best malbec in the world now under our belts, we were ready to begin exploring the next country on our tour of South America, Chile. Being late April, that area of the world…

Mendoza

Our revised plan to travel longer in South America included a flight down to Santiago Chile. From there, we planned to travel through northern Chile and into Bolivia, followed by Peru. Before any of that was to happen, and since…

Ecuador

Ecuador: Part 2

So far in Ecuador we had checked out the bustling market of Otavalo, explored the old colonial streets of the capitol city, Quito, and spent an amazing three days exploring Cotopaxi National Park with some relaxation time at the Secret…

Ecuador

Ecuador: Part 1

We spent just over five weeks in Colombia, a bit more time than we had planned, but we loved it. By the time we crossed into Ecuador, it was already the end of March, and we needed to decide on…

Colombia Coast

Northern Colombian Coast

We landed in Colombia after five days of sailing through the beautiful San Blas Islands of Panama, and while the sailing trip went extremely well, we were definitely ready to get some land under our feet. Our first stop on…

Since we’ve been back on the road, a question we get asked often is how does truck life compare to backpack life. Obviously, we miss our truck, that goes without saying.  Poppins has taken on a life of her own….

San Blas Panama

Panama

After a few months of being back in the states getting Poppins all stored away, spending the holidays with friends and family, recharging our bank accounts, and raging face on Jam Cruise…it was time to set off on the next…