On the road in Central America

Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala

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On the road in Central America

Contrary to our assumptions that Central America would be easy and convenient to travel, we’re finding that this region is riddled with challenging landscape and long overland delays. Our running joke has been that we ask at the bus station how long the next leg will take, then add two (or maybe 7) hours to [...]

At home on the Pacific

Midway through Christmas day we finally made it out to the beach. After sleeping off a long day of bus rides in San Salvador, the two short hops out to the coast on a chicken bus felt like nothing. The bus crept up a big hill and suddenly the ocean sprang up out of nowhere. [...]

Pupusas

El Salvador

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Pupusas

Today we ventured to the outskirts of town (which is not far in this little beach town, about a block) in search of the Pupusa: One of El Salvador’s staple meals. A hand formed cake of corn flour and water, mixed with your choice of fillings and cooked on an outdoor griddle. It was hands [...]

A Christmas Eve Debacle

El Salvador

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A Christmas Eve Debacle

We’ve spent the last few months of our adventures lazily creeping from town to town, enjoying the lightness that comes with having no plans and nowhere to be. Which is why the sudden realization that Christmas was to be in four days was a surprise. The news crashed into our heads as we stood at [...]