Guat’s up?!

Tuktuk, ferry, taxi, bus, another bus, collectivo, border crossing, another collectivo, boat. Not only did we manage to leave Utila, but got all the way to Guatemala (what-eh-mala, hence the title) in one day. Our first stop was Livingston, a Caribbean coastal town only accessible by boat (either via sea or down the Rio Dulce). … More Guat’s up?!

Nicaragua

After a good four days way over budget in Monteverde we decided to hightail out of Costa Rica and keep chasing that Central American Dream – so north to Nicaragua we went. Nicaragua is a really beautiful and varied country. It has colonial cities, enormous stunning lakes, active volcanoes, cloud forests and mountain ranges, not … More Nicaragua

Cuba Libre

We spent only a week in Cuba, but both agreed that these seven days were the highlight of our trip. Cuba is a place like no other. Having suffered through centuries of colonialism and slavery, it finally achieved independence from the Spanish in 1902, atleast half a century after the rest of Latin America. But … More Cuba Libre