How To Get To The Corn Islands In Nicaragua

When people hear "We're going to the Corn Islands," they usually get a little jealous.  Then they usually ask a follow-up question: "how are you getting there?"  And when you respond with "we're going by land," they usually cringe a little bit with fear and disgust. This trek takes about three days with good planning…

A Few More Things I’ve Learned in Central America

As the days go by, I learn more and more. Some interesting, some not. I recently learned I love Guatemala. It has everything to offer, well maybe not beaches, but it has almost everything: volcanos, Semuc Chanpey, coffee, lakes, mountains, everything. Coffee in Guatemala is delicious. I had two coffees today. That good. There are…

Isla Floreana, Does anyone even live here?

That's right, were on Isla Floreana today with a whopping population of 100 (give or take).  This island does have a giant tortoise, not quite farm, not really refuge either, but a place where they can live safely and happily up in the mountains.  This was our main event of the day with some snorkeling…