San Jose to Panama City on the Pan American Highway – The Shortest Route Isn’t Always The Best Route

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San Jose to Panama City We headed out of San Jose to Panama City via the Pan American Highway. We were not necessarily in a hurry, but the sooner we got to Panama City, the better and sight-seeing wasn’t on the list of things we wanted to do for money sake, Costa Rica wasn’t the heaven we thought […]

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 […]