For now, you’ll just have to drool over more of our food pictures the old fashioned way: scrolling!
November 13, 2011: Caye Caulker, Belize. Our boat bedroom at the hostel came with gecko friends! I tried to pick him up to put him outside, but he went from my hand to my head and stayed there while we took pictures. He liked me!
Merry Christmas everyone! I thought I’d share a little Christmas present with other overlanders thinking about a Panamerican Highway trip.
When I started planning, one of my first questions was how much gas cost in all the countries we were going to traverse. I mean, how can you plan a budget if you have no idea about one of your biggest expenses? But that info is surprisingly hard to find. So here you go, everything in one place! All prices are per gallon in US Dollars for regular, unleaded gas.
Fuel Prices By Country (Central America):
Mexico: $2.60 (as of 7 Nov 2011) Belize: $5.25 (estimated as of Nov 2011; didn’t actually get gas) Guatemala: $4.42 (as of 25 Nov 2011) El Salvador: $3.84 (as of 03 Dec 2011) Honduras: $4.35 (as of 06 Dec 2011) Nicaragua: $4.56 (as of 09 Dec 2011) Costa Rica: $4.85 (as of 16 Dec 2011) Panama: $3.61 (as of 17 Dec 2011)
Sometime in November, 2011: In northern Mexico, it was chickens. As we got farther south, the chickens were joined by turkeys. Everyone in the country had some sort of bird wandering around the front yard!
Theres nothing like a little island living to get your mind off your broken car. As soon as you step off the boat onto Caye Caulker (pronounced like “key”), you feel a bit like you just stepped into one of Bob Marley’s songs. Probably “One Love.” Let’s get together and be alright… Continue reading →
Nothing is more inconvenient than your car breaking down when you’re thousands of miles from home on the longest road trip of your life. Murphy’s Law also states that it will absolutely happen. Continue reading →
I’m writing this post on the tiny keyboard of my iPod, on an island inhabited by golf carts off the coast of Belize called Ambergris Caye, using WiFi in The Bakery where we ate breakfast, with about 18% battery life left. It’s not ideal, or even as good as my usual iPad set-up (which is back on the mainland in our broken down van), but I owe you guys a post! Here’s a quick review of some posts I have planned, so we all have something to look forward to. Continue reading →