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I regularly walk past a football (soccer) ground near my house.  Some days it is empty but most days a match is being played.  A couple of afternoons ago there was a match going on, I decided to stop and …

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05/07/2015 So we’ve been in Addis Ababa for 10 days.  We have spent this time staying in the Addis Ababa suburb called Bole which is a fairly fancy area in Addis terms.  It is close to the airport, houses a …

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So as you might recall, we had been worried about getting on a bus in Costa Rica, bound for Panama, but managed to do it at the last minute. It was an easy journey and we got to the border …

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We left for San Jose, Costa Rica, on an early bus from Managua.  We had been told that Costa Rica required a ticket out of the country to allow entry.  We had tried to book a bus from San Jose …

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Islands, oceans and lakes.

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I left Granada with a little sorrow in my heart. I had enjoyed my time here, but it was time to get back on the road again. So we had a short bus ride to Rivas, before we changed to …

 

Granada & around

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So I left Daniel in Managua to head to Granada. He would be catching a bus later that night, but I needed to get to Granada by early afternoon. If you want to know more about his trip for this …

 

Nicaragua – Part 1

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From Honduras we caught a fancy Tica bus to Leon in Nicaragua. Nice easy border crossing. We did have to line up to go through customs, but as soon as the workers saw the gringos, we were waved through. The …

 

El Salvador – a quick stop

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From Gracias in Honduras we caught a bus to Santa Rosa de Copan and then miraculously found a direct bus to San Salvador, our first stop of our speedy trip through El Salvador.  Strangely though we were dropped not at …

 

Honduras bound!

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We left Belize in a small ferry bound for Puerto Cortes in Honduras.  Leaving Belize the border guard come onto our boat to do all the formalities.  Very simple.  The trip across was uneventful.  After we had cleared customs we …

 

Belize

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After our lovely time back in Mexico, it was time to move to the English speaking Belize. We took an early bus to the border town of Chetumal. When we arrived, most people took the ferry to the Cayes. We …