Baja to Los Angeles

I woke late on Tuesday morning, knowing the ferry from Topolobampo to La Paz, on the Baja Peninsula, didn't leave until midnight. I didn't need to check out of my hotel until noon, and I needed to figure out what to do with those twelve hours hours in between. Travel should have taught me by … Continue reading Baja to Los Angeles

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Guanajuato and Zacatecas

The bus to Mexico City was a quick six hours.  Arid mountain scrubland passed outside the window.  I dozed on and off.I was 80 days into my trip, and the constant travel and planning had caught up with me long before.  Travel isn't as much a vacation as it is a job you take on, … Continue reading Guanajuato and Zacatecas

San Cristobal and Oaxaca

The rain followed me to San Cristobal.  I thought, on the twisting road through the Chiapas highlands, that I'd outrun it on the six hour bus ride, but it was there, waiting, as I walked out of the bus station in San Cristobal.  I should've taken a taxi to my hotel, but I was wearing … Continue reading San Cristobal and Oaxaca

Caye Caulker to Palenque, Mexico

It was raining our final morning in Caye Caulker, downpouring. The power went out at 4am, before a generator kicked on.  I woke up with a start and looked at my phone to make sure we hadn't overslept.  At that point, we were both awake.  I went outside to take down the clothes we had … Continue reading Caye Caulker to Palenque, Mexico

Four buses, two taxis and thirteen hours; El Salvador to Honduras

The plan was to be in Santa Rosa de Copan, Hondurans by 7pm.  I would leave Juayua, El Salvador at 9am for Santa Ana, arriving at 10am to catch a 10:30am connection to Metapan, arriving at 11:45am for a noon connection to El Poy at the border, arriving at 3pm. From El Poy, after exiting … Continue reading Four buses, two taxis and thirteen hours; El Salvador to Honduras