Travel Blog

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

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…

Monterrey

Puebla & Monterrey

While we were a little disappointed that the situation in Nicaragua had prevented us from driving further south, there was a touch of excitement about the promised return to our favorite country, Mexico! We had already spent just under five…

Huasteca Potosina

If you have never heard of Huasteca Potosina, that wouldn’t surprise me. During the time we spent exploring, I don’t think we saw a single gringo, and frankly if we hadn’t been driving directly through it, I’m not sure I…

Honduras

Honduras: Part 2

We had now left the coast and the central highlands of Honduras on our way south towards the Nicaraguan border. Once again, Honduras continued to provide us with unique and memorable experiences along the way. Tegucigalpa & Olancho Regions Doing…