Sierra Gorda: Why You Should Visit the Fat Mountains /// North-Central Mexico

Translated directly to English, Sierra Gorda means ‘Fat Woman Mountain Range’.  To be fair, I believe the ‘woman’ part is really just the result of Spanish grammar… I suspect the intention of the name is more along the lines of ‘Fat/Large Mountain Range’.  Although the English version of this translation doesn’t result in the most … More Sierra Gorda: Why You Should Visit the Fat Mountains /// North-Central Mexico

Dios Mio – We Got Food Poisoning! /// Southern Mexico

Yes – we got food poisoning!  Very sh#%ty (ha-ha, get it?).  And happened right after we were bragging that we never get sick when we’re travelling in the van… should have knocked on wood.  More about the food poisoning once I get you guys caught up on our travels. /// In our last blog post, … More Dios Mio – We Got Food Poisoning! /// Southern Mexico

From Tent Camping to Vanlife /// Mexico & Guatemala Travel

For many years, Marc and I were avid tent campers. We camped throughout the US, Eastern Canada and even along Australia’s southeast coast with our little 3-person tent and whatever car we had at the time. We were very proud tent campers and didn’t envy RVers one bit. We loved cooking and eating outside and … More From Tent Camping to Vanlife /// Mexico & Guatemala Travel

‘Schooled’ by Travel, Part 1 – Drive, Learn, Repeat /// Northern & Central Mexico

Marc and I both agree that travel, and all of the experiences that stem from it, have pushed us further out of our comfort zone than just about any other experience in our lives (with the exception, perhaps, of Grade 1). When we’re at home and in our routines, it’s easy to get in a … More ‘Schooled’ by Travel, Part 1 – Drive, Learn, Repeat /// Northern & Central Mexico

Chasing Waterfalls & Urban Exploring Part 2: North & Central Mexico

Grutas Tolantongo Canyon We awoke early in the morning, found some pastries and coffee at the ONLY café open in Cholula at 9:00 am (what?! – this seems to be typical in Mexico) and waved goodbye to the friendly old man who runs the funky little parking lot. We were off in search of adventure … More Chasing Waterfalls & Urban Exploring Part 2: North & Central Mexico

Chasing Waterfalls & Urban Exploring Part 1: South & Central Mexico

El Aguacero Waterfall, Chiapas After a few days in San Cristobal de Las Casas (Chiapas, MX), we were ready for some nature and time off-grid. Based on a great tip from our overlander friends Glen and Jeanette, our first stop was El Aguacero Waterfall and La Venta Canyon River in the Ocote Biosphere Reserve, just … More Chasing Waterfalls & Urban Exploring Part 1: South & Central Mexico

Back on the Road: Lake Atitlan, Guatemala to Chiapas, Mexico

We’re back on the road!!! After 2 months in one place on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, we were overdue to start making tracks toward home. We’ve been on the road for a few days already and are currently back in San Cristobal de Las Casas (Chiapas, MX). But before getting to our latest road tripping adventures, … More Back on the Road: Lake Atitlan, Guatemala to Chiapas, Mexico