Central America

Northern Highlands

When our time was up in Panama City, we caught the bus from Albrook Bus Station to David, this was an eight-hour bus ride, stopping along the way to allow passengers to board and alight. The bus-route took us over the Panama Canal. A few years back we sailed through the canal on a person-only

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Central America

Panama City

We had decided over the last couple of months we would head to somewhere warm for the winter, having missed winters for the last two years we thought we would continue the trend. After making it to Panama this past summer driving in our truck and camper, we had only spent a week or so

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Seattle and back to Alberta

We left Parksville/Nanoose Bay area and headed south down the Island to Sydney where we would catch the ferry to Anacortes, then continue on to Seattle for a couple of weeks. In Sydney waiting for the ferry to arrive. The water was really calm for the crossing to Anacortes. The Ferry stopped at Friday Harbour

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Canada

West Coast

We have spent a few months back in Alberta visiting with friends and family, some of whom had deaths over the last six months while we were away, also attending a funeral of a work colleague of Stewart’s. All of these deaths were associated with Cancer. We are in that age demographic were our bodies

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Central America

Costa Rica and Panama

After a nice stop in San Juan del Sur, it was time for another border crossing. As we were relatively close to the border we did not get on the road until 10am, this time it was into Costa Rica. It took about an hour and half to travel to the border, passing a long

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Central America

Central America

We left Antigua and headed south towards El Salvador, stopping about 50kms/30miles before the border, we knew we could stay at this location along the highway that had 24hr security. We parked and went for dinner at a local restaurant, while there parking lot started filling up which surprised us, as it turns out there

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Central America

Semuc Champey and Antigua

We left El Paraiso and headed towards Semuc Champey, this was going to be a long drive and it was already mid afternoon, we drove till around 6pm and found a Gas Station and Restaurant that had 24hr security that allowed us to stay there in their parking area. We had dinner in the restaurant

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Central America

Rio Dulce

We left Flores and continued south to Rio Dulce, located at the east end of Lago de Izabel as it narrows down to the river which flows out to Amatique Bay near Livingston. We found a nice place to stay at Mar Marina, complete with swimming pool where we hung out for a few days.

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Central America

Guatemala

We left Chetumal around 7am and headed to the Mexico/Belize border where we had no problems getting our visa’s and our vehicle permit etc. to transit Belize. This time we had no intention of stopping in Belize, other than to have some brunch along the road. We stopped in again at Cheers restaurant where we

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Belize

Onto Guatemala or back to Mexico?

As we had only a 30-day visa for Belize, time was ticking  and we wanted to visit Pine Ridge Lodge which is about an hour and half drive south of San Ignacio on a mostly rough gravel road. It was time to move on again. We said see-you-later to Mat, Stacey and family and headed

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