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Mexico and Central America: Outtakes and Deleted Scenes

After our long drive through Mexico and Central America, we had a lot of footage that just couldn’t be missed.  Check out the video below to see clips from our trip.
Quick Facts about our ramblings in Mexico and South America:

Rambling Began in Mexico: June 12th, 2009

Departure from Central America in Panama: October 4th, [...]

Border Crossing :: Honduras to Nicaragua

Las Manos and El Paraiso

When you enter Las Manos, drive past the series of trucks lines up on either side of the road.  Go to the Aduana office, an orange building on your left, and provide your Temporary Vehicle Importation Permit and the passport of the person who checked the vehicle in.  The [...]

Captain Morgan’s Dive Center :: Jewel Cay, Honduras

Check out our video of us diving at Captain Morgan’s Dive Center:

Captain Morgan’s Dive Center :: Jewel Cay, Honduras

When you step off the ferry onto the island of Utila, you are immediately bombarded by the tourism and chaos that makes Utila so entertaining.  The island vibe is pervasive, giving inhabitants and visitors a “no worries” attitude.  This way of life funnels itself into a culture of partying, drugs, and drinking.  Young, tan tourists [...]

Border Crossing :: Guatemala to Honduras

Our entry into Honduras from Guatemala was the most time consuming crossing we have experienced thus far.  We now know it was due to our choice in border crossings – the exit from Entrerios, Guatemala, to Corinto, Honduras, is the only Honduran border town without an aduana (customs) office within the same town.  Aduana is [...]

Coup in Honduras? :: Maybe Not

By Nick H-J

Headlines around the world declare there has been a military coup in Honduras. Until yesterday, I was in Honduras, and I am not convinced that a coup has taken place. I am not an expert on Honduran politics, nor am I well versed in Honduran constitutional law. I am, however, a [...]

The Honduran Coup and Protests

On June 28th, Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was ousted from office conservative opponents, replacing him with Roberto Micheletti.  Sparking controversy at a global level, protests immediately ensued in Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital.
To read more about the coup, visit the LA Times story.
I hope not only for our sake (we have to drive through Honduras to [...]