Mexico

Our saviour in Central America Going through Central America we’d been starting to feel a bit like we were treading water – almost starting to feel a bit bored.  Sure, we had amazing times in the different countries in Central America, but after a while it felt like we were seeing the same things overContinue reading “Mexico”

Honduras

Three little lies First off, we should come clean up front that although we titled this blog post ‘Honduras’, it really should be called ‘Utila, Bay Islands Honduras’ as it’s the only place we really stayed in Honduras. That’s if you don’t count a planned overnight stay in the capital, Tegucigalpa (and by ‘stay’ weContinue reading “Honduras”

Costa Rica

It’s not easy being green Turns out Kermit was wrong. For Costa Rica at least, which has to have been one of the greenest countries we’ve visited on the trip so far.  As we traveled this small country we couldn’t help but be in constant awe of its beauty.  Something that Jeroen’s parents (who were traveling withContinue reading “Costa Rica”

Ecuador

It’s been a while since our last blog as we’ve spent the last few weeks with our friends, Jo and Kim, visiting from the UK; spending most days packed with some sort of activity and most nights in bed by 9 or 10 o’clock. More to come on that in future blogs. For now, weContinue reading “Ecuador”

Peru

  The country that broke us Physically, mentally, spiritually and financially. Although, we have to say, not in a bad way; with loads of amazing hiking and partying, we had so much fun being broken in Peru. Trekking From the Inca ruins around the city, to Laguna Humantay and finally doing the Lares Trek toContinue reading “Peru”

Chile

Country stats Population: 17.57m Area: 756.096 km2 Elevation: Between 0m (Pacific Ocean) to 6.893 (Atacama Region) Average temperature: 30-35C A 3rd minion makes the trip If we had to describe our experience of Chile in one word, for us it would be – expensive. Not by European standards, but compared to the cost of BrazilContinue reading “Chile”

Uruguay

Country statsPopulation: 3.5mArea: 176.215 km2Elevation: 0mAverage temperature: 20C (ish, although Punta del Este was coooold) Best laid plans often go awry Our plans for Uruguay changed a bit compared to what we were originally had. For a start, we missed Salto in the North as we skipped Paraguay (choosing instead to fly from Foz doContinue reading “Uruguay”