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My Choluteca

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

Choluteca is a city in Honduras.  Now you know at least one city in Honduras.  How many of you know what the capitol of Honduras is?  I’ll give you even more points if you know how to pronounce it correctly, because it is a mouthful.  Tegucigalpa.  We never made it to the capitol, but the two days we have spent here in Choluteca just leave me wanting more of Honduras.  [read on]

Cleansing In Honduras

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

After leaving Alajuela we spent two more nights at Playa Hermosa, where we had already been 3 other times.  This has been one of our favorite spots on our entire trip and it seemed like a nice way to end our time in Costa Rica

The next day we headed for Nicaragua[read on]

Obituary: Big Bird, Dec 24th, 2005 – February 12th, 2007

Thursday, February 15th, 2007
On February 12th around 3:00 in the afternoon Big Bird left our family abruptly when he was thrown out of a Costa Rican express bus traveling from the Costa Rica-Panama border towards the capitol San Jose.  Big Bird ... [Continue reading this entry]

The Long Road Home

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007
The 3 days we spent on San Blas were interesting for a few reasons. One is that it really was one of the highlights of our trip. It must be one of the most beautiful places in the ... [Continue reading this entry]

Kuna Yala in San Blas

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007
Our final trip in Panama was to the San Blas islands, which is home to the Kuna Indians.  The Kuna are the only inhabitants on the San Blas islands, which comprises somewhere around 365 islands.  This area is ... [Continue reading this entry]

More Pictures

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007
We've put more pictures up on our flickr site.  These are pictures that we've taken since we left Alajuela and include Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica and Bocas, Boquete, El Valle and Las Lajas, Panama.  

Panama City

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007
On Sunday evening we made it to Panama City and arrived at our friend's house whom we met at the El Salvador border.  You might remember an earlier post of ours about a family of Hummer drivers that were required ... [Continue reading this entry]

Yet Another Sunset!

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007
We have been traveling for a little more than 6 months and a strange thing started to happen. It took me a while to figure out what it was. Routine has set ... [Continue reading this entry]

6 Months Today

Saturday, February 3rd, 2007
Today we have been on the road for 6 months. We can hardly believe that we have been traveling for so long. Tomorrow we will probably make it to the Panama Canal. After that we will have one short trip ... [Continue reading this entry]

Trip #4 and Counting

Friday, February 2nd, 2007
Yesterday we had our 4th trip to the Emergency room on this trip.  We had just found a hotel room here in El Valle, dropped our stuff off in our room and were about to check out the town.  We ... [Continue reading this entry]