November 2021 With an awesome rig completed we were ready to grab some friends and head to a beach in Mexico with Fat Amy. This gave us an opportunity to return to our favorite little Mexican town, Kino Bay. We made an overnight stop in Magdalena. While there we visited the iconic church in the … More Fat Amy goes to the beach
September 2021 Are you familiar with the movie “Pitch Perfect“? If not, spend a little time and watch it. But beware, it is a musical, it is in a college setting and it is filled with silly double entendres, innuendos and goofy characters. One of those characters is Fat Amy. If you don’t have … More Slowcarfasthouse V. 3.0 (Fat Amy)
September 2021 Answer – Housesitting and build another rig, of course! It’s 2021 and there we are, back in the USA with nowhere to go and nothing to do. We took a housesitting gig in Prescott, Arizona and enjoyed it. https://slowcarfasthouse.com/2022/12/10/arizona-time-usa-rig-1-0-and-2-0/ So we applied and were accepted for another! This time we were off to … More Question – What to do now?
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
Cusco is a very special city. It represents much history and also much progress. It is the gateway to many wonderful sites that we have shared with you previously. And it remains a bustling, productive city that introduces many visitors to the charms of Peru. Cusco has an elaborate and complete bus service … More Peru- Cusco
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.