Boquete, Panama - Coffee Plantations, Mountains and Camping

Boquete, Panama – Coffee Plantations, Mountains and Camping

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We made our way from Santa Catalina, Panama and scuba diving to Boquete, Panama with its coffee plantations, mountains and beautiful scenery.  Boquete (bo-kay-tay) is a popular place for North American expats to retire.   Panama has some pretty incredible retirement benefits for those who are over a certain age, have a certain amount of money in […]

The Real Meaning of Pura Vida – Costa Rican Point Of View & Tamarindo

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We left San Juan Del Sur for the Costa Rican border with the usual uneasy feeling of a problematic day. Not because we are pessimists, but simply because it’s like a box of chocolates… you never know what you’re gonna’ get. If we were crossing with a backpack it wouldn’t be as bad. However, a […]

Las Manos Border Between Honduras and Nicaragua – Border Hell

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After eating wonderful food in downtown Danli and going home in a food coma, we woke relatively early. We grabbed two shot-sized-free coffees each from the Hotel parking-lot coffee pot and left Danli. We were on the road and headed to the Las Manos border to cross into Nicaragua. Honduras has numerous checkpoints throughout the […]

Teaching In Hanoi, Vietnam – Growing City, Talent Shows and Christmas Break

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We passed our one year on-the-road mark in November.  A lot has happened while teaching in Hanoi, and we are plugging along, meeting our goals, and generally enjoying life. School is a stressful atmosphere. Some days we love teaching. Some days we do not. It’s a roller-coaster career with ups and downs just like any job I suppose. […]

Getting from Trat, Thailand to Cambodia - Making our way to Sihanoukville and Disaster Strikes

Getting from Trat, Thailand to Cambodia – Making our way to Sihanoukville and Disaster Strikes

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Thailand Road to Hat Lek Border from Trat We took off for Cambodia today. We got an early start, but went the wrong way for a few kilometers before we realized it. It only set us back about a half an hour. It was a nice ride as we chugged along at a good rate, and […]