December, 2022 In the last post we shared some photos and videos of Iguazu Falls, Brazil. It was a beautiful day. Then we returned to our grassy, tree-shrouded campsite to await the arrival of our friend. Mike used this time to change the front brakes on the truck. Mechanical work in a campground always draws … More Brazil to Paraguay with a friend!
January 2022 Remember when we were house sitting in New Mexico? We shared a photo of a huge radio dish that appeared to be on top of our camper. That photo was taken near a geocache in Pie Town, New Mexico. Here is a link to that post https://slowcarfasthouse.com/2023/01/03/question-what-to-do-now/ Pie Town, New Mexico has been … More What is a Pie Town Playground?
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
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
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)
We returned to Colombia, South America with a lot of luggage and a very tired dog. She was a trooper, but was really happy to be back in the familiar city of Bogota with her dear friend, Julian and his puppy, Catira. We took care of some business in the city before we picked … More Back to Colombia- again!
We really weren’t sure what to expect at the Equator. We have crossed the Tropic of Cancer a couple of times and posed at the sign. One crossing was in the Volkswagen Van during our time in Baja, Mexico. Another crossing was in the camper in mainland, Mexico. But we never saw any signs like … More Ecuador- The line that passes through!
For this round of our explorations we spent time in a wide variety of interesting places. But of course, before starting a rigorous round of exploring, we had to stop and visit this cool cat at a hot springs soaking area. Then we were ready to climb into the hills and look at the amazing … More Colombia- fossils, glaciers and soccer balls!
It was beginning to feel as if we had spent a lot of time in Costa Rica! Perhaps because we did! We arrived in April for the house sitting job (opens new window) and we stayed until July. During our time we explored the country, lived in a jungle cabin, we said goodbye to a dog, we had … More Costa Rica- our final activities and fun!
After seeing Tikal we drove around the lake we were camped on. That took us to another lakeside camp spot on the island of Flores. This free spot was next to the local event hall and was filled with activity. We watched the water taxis, a family decorating for a quinceanera and a diver snorkeling … More Guatemala- A few campsites…..