May 2021 In the last post we told you about the wonderful times with family and visits to house/dog sit for our friends. We also shared that issues were starting to show up with our USA RIG 2.0- RedRover and Lance. We limped back to Prescott and go the truck fixed up enough to sell. … More ARIZONA TIME- USA RIG 2.1
April 2021 After cruising across the USA in Big Bertha, we faced a tough decision. Our friends in Prescott provided us just the space and opportunity to make that decision. They needed a house/dog sitter and we needed a place to stay! So we moved back to Prescott, Arizona! The view from my favorite … More ARIZONA TIME- USA RIG 1.0 AND 2.0
March 2021 In the prior post we discussed our packing and early travels with Big Bertha. We continued across the USA, on a trajectory to visit with family and friends. Due to the size of Big Bertha, we found ourselves parked frequently at formal, paid campsites. This was not our usual routine, and it … More Road Trip USA- Part 2
There was one big scene we missed when we passed through Brazil, headed toward Uruguay. So while we were stopped in Canela, Brazil, waiting for borders to open, we decided to go back and see it. What was it, you ask? RIO DE JANIERO!!! That’s right. We … More A trip to Rio de Janiero
We arrived in Canela, Brazil in early March of 2020. We planned to stay a couple of weeks to have some repairs done on the roof of the camper. We had about two weeks of freedom in the city. Then the world changed and a global epidemic was declared. This promptly closed the land borders … More Hanging out in Canela, Brazil for the pandemic
Peruvian Hairless Dogs are a well recognized breed here in Peru and even globally. You can click HERE to read a post about them. But that is not what we decided to adopt here in Peru. After our last trip to the USA in May, we knew that we wanted to add a second dog … More Peru- Adopting a dog!
We actually passed through Lima several times in our loops around Peru. The prior two visits were filled with touristic fun and exploration. But during this visit we had some other business to take care of, along with our fun stuff. One day in Lima we parked on the beach and had lunch while Nica … More Peru- Back in Lima, again.
The last post mentioned some of the touristy highlights we experienced in Lima. Another stop that we enjoyed was the private auto collection of Jorge Nicolini. You can see the website HERE for some additional info. But I will share some of the photos that we took during our visit. I know that many of … More Peru- Lima Auto Museum (Museo de Autos Nicolini)
Lima is the largest city in Peru. It spreads North and South along the beautiful ocean coastline and far into the suburbs. Each neighborhood of the city has specific characteristics and concerns. We enjoyed a couple of them during our visits to Lima. The first time we arrived in Lima, we were there to pick … More Peru- The capital, a visit to Lima with a friend.
Leaving the edge of the Amazon meant leaving the lush, wet jungle behind us. After that sketchy looking ferry across the river (click HERE to see that story) , the surroundings started to change quickly. We looked ahead on the map and realized we would be crossing the Andes on some rough, desolate dirt roads. … More Peru- The Cordillera Blanca and an amazing blue lake.