Northern Peru

Andrea's opinion for this post: don't bother. Writing or visiting. End of post. No TeleportationOne aspect of overlanding (traveling over land) that we've come to appreciate is the actual overlanding. The driving (it's also the costliest, gas being our biggest expense). When you fly, you teleport from one, likely, developed and/or touristy location to another, … Continue reading Northern Peru

Cartagena, Columbia

Colonial meets Caribbean. Bureau-crazy!Fortunately, I had the pleasure of sharing this pain with our new best buds and fellow overlanders, Wendo, Chris, and Tyler. For two full days (8am to 5pm), in long pants and closed-toed shoes — not allowed inside government offices without them — we trekked across Cartagena through swampy heat, sweating pit … Continue reading Cartagena, Columbia

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

Las Lajas, Panama

We spent five nights here waiting to confirm our shipping arrangements from Panama to Colombia. Beach Score: 7 out of 10We were (and are) beached-out by this point. Thus I'm not convinced any beach of any brilliance could've satisfied us. Appeased us even. Nevertheless, this is a nice beach. A fútbol-playing beach. Long, wide, and … Continue reading Las Lajas, Panama