vanlife on the parking at 2800m altitude in El Colorado, Chile

Vanlife on the parking at 2800m altitude in Chile

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After our adventure at the border with Chile we had a few more days ahead of us before we would reach our destination near Santiago. We spend those days mostly driving through the Chilean desert before we climbed the long way up to El Colorado and started our vanlife at the resort parking at 2800m. We had two attempts to rescue dogs. The first attempt wasn’t very successful with a young adult female dog but the second time it was […]

Hospitality and Mercedes parts in Cusco

Hospitality and Mercedes parts in Cusco

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We went the other way to what most people do, we went to Cusco after the Inca ruins. As usual, approaching the city Clara was browsing the spots on iOverlander for a place to stay for the night. This is when her eye fell on a post from the Stockert family in the middle of the city. Originally from the USA, they spend several years in Cusco for a charity mission; Helping wherever possible. This being primarily the local community, […]

travelling through central america

Central America

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After we made it to Panama, from where ship to Colombia, time to review. Due to time restrictions, and regulations around pets (Layla), we haven’t been to Belize and El Salvador. In the other countries we stayed 4-5 days each. Travelling through Mexico and Central America was great, where sometimes our expectations were met, but not always. We were most excited about… Guatemala. Definitely our highlight for sure! Here our surroundings became green and mountainous again. We found a nice […]

What the Western World has to learn from Mexico

What the Western World has to learn from Mexico

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After a very long stretch of road works going very slowly over very bumpy terrain, we crossed a bridge from which we could see you could get to the water underneath. After the bridge we turned off the main road and drove back on a dirt road passing a property with lots of people, we parked up near the water and had Layla get her toes wet. We had no idea at this time, that we were about the experience […]