Colombia- The estoraques (hoodoos) and Norte Santander.

After the fun of the Central American Games in Barranquilla we took some time to explore the area known as Norte Santander.  This region is a blend of high deserts and mountains filled with many small villages.  The region extends all the way to the Venezuelan border and we explored to within three miles of … More Colombia- The estoraques (hoodoos) and Norte Santander.

Colombia- Barranquilla and the Central American Games

Our loop around the Sierra Nevada was completed quickly in order to make a deadline in the beautiful city of Barranquilla.  We wanted to watch the finals of the wrestling at the Central American Games 2018.  Happily, we made it in time! We had previously made contact with a man named Ito that lives in … More Colombia- Barranquilla and the Central American Games

Colombia- Up the Guajira and around the Sierra Nevada mountains. (Puppy delivery)

We left the Colombian coastline and went towards and then around the mountains. The scenery and terrain looked very similar to our old, familiar home of Kino Bay, Mexico.  A blend of sand, mesquite trees and desert plants.  Then we started to climb into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains.  This area is known … More Colombia- Up the Guajira and around the Sierra Nevada mountains. (Puppy delivery)

Costa Rica- A family visit with a fun FJ camping unit from Nomad America.

Traveling southwards along the Pan-American Highway is a bit unpredictable at times.  We have never been sure of when we would be in certain cities or what delays may impact us.  Border crossings, visa limits and vehicle permits do set some boundaries on our timelines.  With some careful mathematical calculations, we knew we could arrange … More Costa Rica- A family visit with a fun FJ camping unit from Nomad America.

Costa Rica- We were housesitting, through the good, bad and sad.

After a quick tour around some of the highlights of Costa Rica, we went to the Caribbean coast.  We had accepted a housesitting job that would have us in the Puerto Viejo area for about 30 days.  This would be an interesting challenge for us, as we have not stopped moving for 30 days in … More Costa Rica- We were housesitting, through the good, bad and sad.