Guatemala – history, jungle and rivers

April 14 to 19     We’ve been told it’s dangerous and we’ve been told there are some wonderful places to visit so we spend a few days in Guatemala, beginning at Antigua.               This old town has wonderful buildings,...

Nicaragua – Colonial history in the heart of Central America

Nicaragua (Honduras and El Salvador) April 7 to 13, 2012     After riding across Costa Rica we hit Granada in Honduras. This colonial town has quaint buildings, cobblestoned streets and is nestled on the banks of Lake Nicaragua. We stay in the Dolphin Guest...

Central America – Panama

April 1 to April 6, 2012 The first thing we had to do in Panama City was collect the bike. We have travelled 22,199 kilometres in South America over five months. We have ridden to the bottom of the road at Ushuaia, crossed the Equator and we are now heading north to...

Columbia – friendly not frightening

March 21 to April 1 Crossing into Columbia from Ecuador wasn’t too hard but the ride from the border to our first stop, Popayan was one of our worst. The roads were good up to Posta so we decide to push on to Popayan – bit mistake. The next major town has an ATM so we...