Category Archives: Central America

Panama

Once we crossed into Panama we headed straight for highland town of Boquete, popular with North American expats. The Costa Rican rains have followed us south making for some soggy days at our new campsite. The sun did come out long enough each day to see the sites including getting a round in at the Valle…
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Costa Rica

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] Leaving Nicaragua for some reason became one of our most time consuming border crossings, complete with full X-ray of the vehicle, usually reserved for big transports entering the country. Once out of Nica, entering Costa Rica was a pretty simple process and we were soon on our way to  our first stop,…
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Nicaragua

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] We crossed from Honduras to Nicaragua near the Honduran town of Danli, known for tobacco farming and the manufacture of fine cigars. Our border crossing was fairly uneventful and before we knew it we were on our way to our first stop in Nicaragua, Somoto Canyon. [caption id="attachment_5198" align="alignnone" width="800"] Somoto Canyon[/caption]…
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Honduras

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] We crossed from El Salvador to Honduras early on a Sunday morning. On approach this appeared to be brilliant timing as the border was very quiet. We were checked out of El Salvador and cancelled our import permit for the truck in about 15 minutes (maybe a new border crossing record). Within…
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