Guatemala

After getting my fill of the odd pharmacy filled town of Santa Rosa de Lima, El Salvador, I began my trip across the small country, with the goal of making it to Antigua, Guatemala that night.  Before long, the skies…

Nicaragua

Paraphrased from Wikipedia:  Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America, and is sometimes called La Tierra de Lagos y Volcanes, which translates to: The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes.  Since its independence from Spain, Nicaragua has undergone periods of…

Costa Rica

After leaving Panama’s Bocas del Toro, I rode through increasingly hot and humid territory, coinciding with less and less gringo influence.  Gradually, I returned to the Latin America that I loved.  The one where I was usually lost, with no…

Panama

I got on the Red Donkey, turned the key and hit the start button. Nothing. This was not a good sign. After loading the bikes onto a dugout canoe and ferrying them a rather long way to a muddy shore…