Fun Jardin Quirks #3

Because two is never enough. HalloweenAmerican arrogance. Misguided exceptionalism. I figured that no country, at least no country without a mammoth commercial-holiday-industrial complex where candy corns and costumes and bric-a-braces are hawked for weeks often months before the holiday, could outperform the Untied States. But I figured wrong. Colombia puts on a show. The kids … Continue reading Fun Jardin Quirks #3

Islas de San Blas, Panama

Find your beach.... Sailing to PanamaI'm fascinated by sailing. Partly because I have a healthy fear of the ocean. And it's healthy to confront your fears...right....right?! Part of that's because it feels primordial. Sailboats were constructed as early as 4000 BC. And part of that's because of the romance. Finding that hidden white-sand beach. For … Continue reading Islas de San Blas, Panama

Nicaragua

You take the good with the bad. Or so we've experienced. Aventura Una We hustled to Nicaragua. We'd been told by some Australian and German backpackers in El Salvador that the political situation in Nicaragua was getting worse. Borders were getting blocked. Violence. Blockades were increasing. If you're going to go, they said, go through … Continue reading Nicaragua