Our average rose to $30 a day as we bolted through the rest of Central America during our fourth week on the road. While we were able to keep food costs down, our travel and lodging costs rose significantly with numerous coach bus rides to get through five countries, quickly and in comfort. (more…)
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After a magical few days on this volcanic island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, it was time to say goodbye. We caught a queasy ride back to the mainland and set our sights on the Costa Rica border. Check out our day of travels by sea and over land in this gallery…
We ascend, then descend Isla de Omitepe’s oldest volcano, Maderas, and step into a “Lord of the Rings” like world. Slogging through mud, rain forests, rocky scrambles are all on the slate for today. Make your hike up Maderas in today’s photo gallery.
An island, formed by two volcanoes, in the middle of a lake that looks like an ocean? Sounds like something straight out of a story book doesn’t it? Feel the magic of idyllic Isla de Ometepe in today’s photo gallery.
Yeah, we’re about as sick of them as you. Buses have been our main mode of transport, and like zombies, we jump on another one for a full day’s ride from San Salvador, El Salvador to Nicaragua, but the sight at the end of it is worth it. Grab a seat on today’s journey.
The first month of our journey around the globe will take us to five of the eight countries that lie south of the U.S. and north of the South American continent. After landing in Mexico’s capital on New Years Day, we will travel by land through Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica, skipping over Belize and Panama. The daily itinerary of our trip will depend partly on what we happen to find in the places we go, but tentatively, the plan is as follows… (more…)
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