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Granada, Nicaragua

Jenn writes on 2014-01-25: We are currently in Granada, Nicaragua relaxing by the swimming pool at the Oasis Hostel.  It was recommended to us by Peter (AKA Senior Kiwi), a retired Kiwi who is riding around Central America on a local bike, Suzuki GN125, and who we met in Leon at the LazyBones Hostel. This […]

Santa Ana, El Salvador

Adam writes on 2014-01-20: We are currently in Santa Ana, El Salvador.  I am going to backtrack for a moment and then catch up. JP wrote about our ride back from Semuc Champey to Coban.  To just take you back a bit, this involved us slugging up various tropical mountainous roads.  My black Kevlar mesh […]

Semuc Champey and Back Again

Jenn writes on 2014-01-16: When we finally bid Cobán goodbye for the last time and continue our trip South, I think I will feel a bit sad.  I have grown quite fond of Cobán and will be sorry to see it disappear in my rear-view mirrors.  It’s weather can be a bit shifty, but the […]

Tikal National Park, Guatemala

Jenn writes on 2014-01-12: We arrived at Tikal National Park on January 9th under overcast skies.  It had been raining for roughly two weeks at Tikal so we were happy that there weren’t any raindrops falling from the sky. The ride from Coban took roughly 6 hours and took us from city to windy, curvy […]

Pupusas in Coban

Adam writes on 2014-01-08: So here we are Cobán kicking back for the day.  Having made guacamole in our room, we spent the remainder of the evening hanging out with a couple guys from Germany, as well as a new friend Drew who is super friendly, very laid back and interested in shamanism and the […]

Cobán, Guatemala

Adam writes on 2014.01.07: I am writing from Cobán, Guatemala which is a via point for a visit to the Tikal ruins in northern Guatemala.  We are staying at a very simple and affordable place called Hotel La Paz.  Our room costs just less than Q75 (about US$10) and includes hot water, soap, toilet paper, […]

From New Years in Panajachel to Antigua

Adam writes on 2014.01.03: I am writing from Antigua Guatemala, sitting in the courtyard of a hotel called Posadita Casa Maria Jose.  It is basically an old colonial homestead where the family lives in the back behind some doors and where the front has six or so guest rooms with their own bathrooms.  It is […]