El Hoyo – lavaboarding, hiking, camping, swimming

After the one-night-hike up and down Telica, it was time for a longer trip during daylight. With the proven team of Quetzal Trekkers a had two amazing days walking up and down volcanoes with a bit of sliding in between.
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Easter

Central America is deeply catholic. This results in the week leading up to easter (Holy week – Semana Santa) being the big event and travel week, where everything closes except for the churches that ramp up their efforts to new levels. As far as foreign travelers are concerned this week is dreaded because finding a … Continue reading Easter

Getting there

is one of the repeating tasks when traveling. Usually there is a couple of options for handling the tradeoff between spending time, and money with comfort and safety as other aspects that might be worth considering. On this trip I feel like I’ve used most options available. On the fast end there were the planes that … Continue reading Getting there

Crossing borders

When moving around in Central America I’ve crossed a couple borders. While the basic story has always been pretty similar (sign out of the old country – sign in in the new country), details vary quite a bit. At some point the governments decided that this is a service that they should charge for. So … Continue reading Crossing borders