Lorena Stove

One of the most important things for us living on Ometepe is our community. We have built strong ties to our neighbors here and want to help them improve their living standards. At the same time, it important that we respect their culture and don’t try and impose our ideas on their lives. So Trevor…

Five things to know about solar before you purchase

Are you thinking about investing in a solar energy system? There are many reasons to go solar. Maybe you want clean energy or to be self sufficient or perhaps you just want a solar back up system in case of outages. For us, living on an island in Nicaragua, deciding to go solar wasn’t a…

Finally, Beach time

So we woke up early to leave Acapulco, in fact we set the first alarm since starting our trip. After our evening arrival in Zihuatanejo we wanted to ensure even if the drive was really long we would be somewhere we could stay before the sun set. At seven am we set out and we…

Over the mountains and to the sea

Wednesday we left San Miguel de Allende. We took our time getting everything situated in the bus before we left. The night before we had located an RV park along the route to the beach. The plan was to see how we felt when we got there and decide if we wanted to push through…

Now we’re really getting into Mexico- San Miguel de Allende

So we have been in Mexico about a week now and I have had some time to reflect on being here. Mexico isn’t truly part of Central America. From a geographical stand point, the Yucatan Peninsula is but in reality Mexico is it’s own region. It is a blend between the first world and the…

Washing off the road dust

So we are sitting in Laredo, TX waiting to cross the border in the morning. We decided to take a couple of days to finally take care of some housekeeping. It seems like a long time since I last wrote but in reality it has been just about a week. We’ve done a lot and…

It’s warm in the South

We arrived in Asheville hoping to spend a few days hanging out, connecting with like minded folk and it didn’t quite turn out that way. Apparently, we are not cool enough to stand out in Asheville. Don’t get me wrong, we enjoyed our time there and definitely would like to go back and visit but…

Bus video- Exterior

So we’ve done some videos of the bus. Here is the exterior of the bus. Stay tuned for the interior tour

The first week

For almost a week now we have been trying to outrun the weather. We left the night before we had originally planned on leaving in order to get ahead of the snow and since then we have been on the run. Apparently we choose the coldest week of winter to start our travels. Don’t worry-…