Nicaragua

And the journey contuniued with Ammon Sasha and Maggie (mom): I’d have never guessed we’d end up spending more time in Nicaragua than any other country in Central America. It wasn’t by plan and ended up becoming a necessity as we ran into a few problems. Nicaragua is […]

Bogota to Cartagena

Ammon and Sasha contiune on: With Mom now in tow we wanted to make a nice impression. Unfortunately Bogota was not the place to do that. Of all the capitals we visited Bogota was our least favourite. It is a huge city (one of the most populous in […]

Into Ecuador

Come to Ecuador with Ammon and Sasha: From Chachapoyas the closest border crossing into Ecuador is the one at La Balsa, the least visited of the 3 crossings between the 2 countries. It is so rarely used that until late last year there was no cross border transportation […]

Chachapoyas, Peru

The honeymoon continues with Ammon and Sasha : Having others come and join us is an awesome experience but one of the differences and difficulties associated with that is a lack of flexibility in the schedule. They have flights to catch and routes and timing generally need to […]

Trujillo and Cajamarca, Peru

More adventure and ruins with Ammon and Sasha: For Ricardo’s last remaining days we took yet another long and windy bus ride back down to the coastal city of Trujillo, Peru’s third largest. It has an attractive and well restored historic core in its own right, one again […]

Cusco, Peru

Continuing through Peru with Ammon and Sasha: Returning to Cusco we opted to rent a nice little airbnb apartment rather than risk another bad hotel. It was a nice choice for us and enabled us to cook our own food and hide away from most of the hassle. […]

Machu Picchu

Ammon and Sasha continue: For me Machu Picchu (MP) was the last of the new 7 wonders to visit. For many it is a mystical and magical place and the purpose and highlight of a visit to South America. Yes, we were looking forward to finally seeing it, […]