It's safe to say we thoroughly enjoyed our extra day in the hotel at Ciudad del Carmen. Not only could we recharge our batteries but Betty was also afforded some well needed rest - the last thing we needed right now was a mechanical problem on the way down to Cancun or we'd have ended … Continue reading The Last Haul, and Visiting a Wonder of the World!
The last 10 days are definitely not what we had in mind when we set out to 'Overland the Americas'. The point of the trip was always about taking our time, if we ever found somewhere we liked stopping for however long we wanted. We didn't want to be jealous of those people who'd fallen … Continue reading 2,000 Miles in 2 Weeks, Almost There!
Following the border crossing at Tecate, our second challenge awaited us in the form of crossing the Sea of Cortez. The gulf runs between the Baja Peninsula and mainland Mexico, for 410 miles and driving all the way around if would have taken 34 hours. With the fuel efficiency of Betty, a 5.2L guzzling truck, … Continue reading Crossing the Sea of Cortez
There was a bittersweetness of arriving back into La Paz into a gorgeous apartment. It was easily the nicest place we’d stayed in months, probably since leaving Vancouver, however it meant our time with Sophie and Charlotte was coming to an end. That said we had a few days in which to cram in a … Continue reading Adios Amigos
Whilst not the most well known of Mexican cuisines, we were certainly pleasantly surprised at the quality of the sushi we had in Cabo San Lucas - and as you can see from the photos it was expertly presented. Our glee didn't last particularly long however, as by the next day we paid the price … Continue reading Cramming Four People into a Two Seater