travelling through central america

Central America

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Border Crossings, Camping, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Hospitality, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Travelling

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 […]

A few things the Canadians could learn from the Mexicans

A few things the Canadians could learn from the Mexicans

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A few things which work better for America’s southern neighbour than for its northern neighbour and the Canadians should learn from the Mexicans. Trucks are all loaded in Mexico, whether it’s with cargo, horses or entire families, everything is moved around in the back of a truck and no space is wasted. Whereas in Canada they drive around empty and useless. Over a two year time span, I’ve made many attempts in many different ways to communicate with Canadian immigration, […]

What the Western World has to learn from Mexico

What the Western World has to learn from Mexico

Posted 6 CommentsPosted in Hospitality, Mexico, Travelling

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 […]

Illegally in Mexico

Illegally in Mexico

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The moment we crossed the border with Mexico it felt like the journey had finally really begun. At first, the border was hard to find, mainly due to the overly complicated and badly signposted junction in Texas. But we managed to find the border, doing at first what everybody tells you not to do, driving through Mexico after dark, but we had no choice. We were asked what we were carrying and where we were going, but no passports no […]