A few weeks ago I posted a blog about “Money on the Move”. That one talked about the costs of our travel as full-timers in the van. (Here is a link to that post- http://slowcarfasthouse.com/2015/01/04/slowcarfasthouse-expose-second-installment-money-on-the-move-part-1/ ) Part two is about how we manage the money in terms of obtaining, storing and a bit about … More Slowcarfasthouse Expose’ installment three- Money on the Move part two
SAFETY: Don’t do this; don’t do that–it’s dangerous. Stay home! I hear this over and over. Really?! The longer you drive out of the country, the more you realize that most of the rhetoric is BS. Talking head stuff designed to terrorize you. Read what the travelers are saying. There are a lot of blogs, … More Some thoughts on van-life in Mexico: A post by Mike
I have been preparing the expose’s and forgot to post an update about where we are! We have been moving around Baja. Mostly headed North, but going slowly and really enjoying some exploration. After some fun in the water in Cabo Pulmo we went to La Ribera and had an American style Saturday night date. … More Cruising around Baja!
There are several aspects of our money management that I will feature in the next few installments. This one will be about the costs of travel in Mexico as a full-timer in the van. The costs of living on the road can vary greatly depending on your style. We have determined that living in Mexico … More Slowcarfasthouse Expose’ second installment- Money on the move (part 1)
Cruising through the area of Baja called the East Cape we found small towns and beautiful beaches. Our target was Cabo Pulmo but we went a little further and checked out Los Arbolitos. That was a beautiful beach with palapas for day visits or pitching a tent under. There was a short hike along the … More Camping in Cabo– the “other” Cabo in Baja.
The drive from Cuidad Constitucion was a couple of boring hours. But we began to see some of the roadway repairs that have happened since the hurricane tore through. As we came into the edge of La Paz the evidence was more apparent. Toppled concrete walls, removed roofs and trees down. It was not as … More La Paz- some days are diamonds and some days stink!
Just a ways down highway 1 from Ensenada, the hot springs book mentioned Uruapan Hot Springs. We followed the plywood signs towards “agua caliente” through the fields and arroyos. We found a full parking lot and slid into a shady spot. As we approached, we quickly realized that this was NOT the kind of hot … More Beaches, valleys and mountains…