The kingdom of Cambodia

The kingdom of Cambodia

A recount of our travels, their way of live and untouched marvels.   Phnom Penh Legend has it that the city was founded when an old woman named Penh found 4 Buddha statues in a tree trunk on the banks of the Mekong River. She asked her neighbour to build aRead More »

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Coffee, Buoyant Birds &A Horse Named Butterfly. From the moment we arrived it felt different to the rest of Central America. The people were professional, there was organisation and tourism was taken seriously. Costa Rica has 5 million people and gets 2 to 3 million visitors a year. It isRead More »

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Honduras

Honduras

 Rural Heat, Spanish Speaking Parrots & Fiona. Entering Honduras was officially the easiest border crossing I have ever done. Not a rifle-carrying officer in sight and officials enthusiastically smiled and waved as we drove past. Ironically petrol stations and local stores are more heavily protected with guards and rifles. TheRead More »

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Nicaragua

Nicaragua

Prison, overloaded boats & Sneaky Bugs The border crossing from Nicaragua was expedited by a sneaky “additional service fee” we happily paid. I found the idea of paying an underhanded, small bribe for quicker service quite amusing and really felt like we were experiencing authentic life in deep, dark, CentralRead More »

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Guatamala

Land of brightly coloured textiles, volcanoes & a special spider.   Guatemala aptly means ‘place of trees’. It has 15 million people, 40% of them are indigenous and 60% live in poverty. As we experience in Africa, there is a huge gap between the wealthy and the church mouse poor.Read More »

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Vietnam

Vietnam

Socialist Republic of Vietnam – Land of water buffalo, fish sauce, scooters and palm trees – After our busy 1-week exploration of Cambodia, We arrived in Vietnam overly ready for a holiday. We arrived to find a country full of flavour, vivid colours, exotic people and compelling culture. So muchRead More »

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Ladies making Palm Sunday crosses to sell on Easter Sunday.

Mexico

Land Of Mezcal Con Gusano, Never Ending Tacos  & Freddie The Grasshopper Snack.   I love that the traveling bug only every gets stronger the more it is fed. It had been my dream to explore Mexico for years. I had visions of a lazy sombrero wearing nation with tequilaRead More »

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Belize

Caribbean English Accents, Tropical Paradise & Forward People. Belize is located on the Northeastern coast of Central America. Bordered on the north by Mexico, to the south and west by Guatemala and to the east by the Caribbean Sea. It is a small, tropical country with just over 300 000 people, the lowest populationRead More »

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