Santiago to Reykjavik: 126 Days, 126 Seconds

  We tried to take one second of video footage for every day of the Santiago to Reykjavik leg of our journey. Sometimes we forgot, and sometimes we took more than one video on a day so the amount of seconds at a particular place can be slightly off but each country is timed properly….

Nicaragua: The only thing to fear is the sun

San Juan del Sur San Juan del Sur was the first place we visited when we got to Nicaragua. The interstate bus dumped us on a highway in Rivas and we had to flag down a bus heading in the direction of San Juan del Sur. The buses, which were donated American/Canadian school buses, barely…

The rest of Costa Rica: Sloth Mayhem!

So we got a bit over excited with the the animal sanctuary so we need to go back and fill in the rest of our time in Costa Rica. San Jose The capital of Costa Rica is San Jose. We had to go there to use the airport and the bus terminals. There are about…

Osa Mountain Wildlife Santuary

While we were in Costa Rica we spent two weeks volunteering at a wildlife sanctuary called Osa Santuario De Animales. We loved it so much we thought it deserved its own post. The rest of Costa Rica can wait until the next post. We also found out that animals are very hard to get good…

Cuba Part 2: Cienfuegos and ViƱales

Cienfuegos When we arrived in Cienfuegos we got a taxi to a place recommended by the host woman from our place in Trinidad. There turned out to be no room there but since just about every house in Cuba is a casa particular, they only had to yell at their neighbours from over the fence…

Cuba Part 1: Havana, Varadero and Trinidad de Cuba

Havana We were not off to a good start when we arrived in Cuba and were immediately singled out from the crowd at customs and interrogated. After getting through customs we were interrogated again by another woman who checked the answers with what we said at the first interrogation. The type of camera we were…