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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, [...]

Buena Vista Surf Club :: Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Over four years ago, Marielle Mulder and Marc Krop, a couple from Holland, embarked on an ambitious plan to open Buena Vista Surf Club, a eco-lodge nestled in the tropical forests of Playa Maderas.  Their initial trip, to travel through Central and South America in search of a coastal location in which to sink their [...]

Nicawaves House Rental :: Popoyo, Nicaragua

Driving down southwestern Nicaragua, dirt roads lead you to the coastal town of Popoyo.  Whizzing by Nicaraguans clad in rash guards and board shorts, signs pepper the road directing you to hostels, hotels, and restaurants located on the main strip.
If you are looking for a place to crash that shies away from it’s overpriced and [...]

Traveling Nicaragua :: Our Rambling Route

Nicaragua is a stunning country that offers lush, green lanscapes, rolling hills, and quiet beaches.  Since Nicaragua is not as developed as it’s neighbor, Costa Rica, driving offers a wonderful way to experience it’s many rural towns.  While making this video, I realized just how much beautiful footage Nicaragua offered.  Enjoy!

Rambling in Nicaragua :: Our Route

SAN RAMON
San Ramón is a small town in the mountains of northern Nicaragua that, although it has made efforts to attract tourists, has little to offer in terms of restaurants, hostels, and activities.   The majority of the town consists of the town square and a few businesses established on nearby roads.  Tours of the town [...]

Finca Esperanza Verde Edo-lodge Video

Below is a video about Finca Esperanza Verde Eco-lodge located outside of San Ramón, Nicaragua:

Finca Esperanza Verde Eco-lodge :: outside of San Ramón, Nicaragua

After a long day of driving, we arrived at Finca Esperanza Verde after the sun set.  The dirt road leading to the farm from San Ramón was rocky and slow moving, so our arrival was quickly followed by a good night’s sleep.  Due to our visit during the rainy season, water mightily pounded overhead all [...]

Border Crossing :: Honduras to Nicaragua

Las Manos and El Paraiso

TO LEAVE HONDURAS:
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 [...]