Tag: hotels

To Lima and beyond

We ended up staying five nights in Lima, accomplishing important things like: showering, doing laundry, taking Milo to the vet, visiting the mechanic, SUSHI, and meeting our new friend Miguel and a bunch of other Westy owners. We also enjoyed…

Panama

We have sort of trucked through Panama pretty quickly. We hit the 10-month mark of our travels in Boquete, the highlands, where we enjoyed the cool weather and worked out some van problems.   Boquete is a strange place because…

Bits and bites, nine months in

Today marks nine months on the road, and we have been observing this milestone by holing up in an air-conditioned hotel in Granada. The current mood has a bit to do with travel fatigue, a bit to do with heat…

Familiar grounds

For the first time since Baja (or backtracking our few times through San Cristóbal), we have arrived in a place that I’ve visited before–Nicaragua. Back in 2008, in the summer between my first and second years of grad school, I…

Instavan II

Even though I now carry a tiny camera, sometimes I just don’t have it on me. More at my steph3280 account on Instagram.  

Onto Honduras

The El Salvador-to-Honduras border crossing at El Poy was our worst one yet. We were stamped out of El Salvador in about 25 minutes, but the Honduran side took a full three hours. While it only cost us 60 lempiras…

Semana Salvador

We left Guatemala with little fanfare, having passed through the country in four weeks. Our last couple of nights we spent with Juan’s friend Rodolfo in Guatemala City. We got to tour his animation studio, and to see some parts…