Panama to Colombia: Adventure on the Caribbean

Panama to Colombia: Adventure on the Caribbean

  “Adventure”. The word was easily bandied about by friends and family commenting on our plans before our departure. I think people generally have a loose understanding of the word,…

Croatia: Being vegan

Croatia: Being vegan

  We arrived in Croatia from Rome, Italy, where vegan options were plentiful, fresh and delicious and the supermarkets well stocked. We were unsure what our options would be as…

Belize: Crooked Tree to Corozal

Belize: Crooked Tree to Corozal

  After braving two nights and two days in the less than stellar Tillett’s Village in Crooked Tree, we made our way to the border town of Corozal, just south…

Trial run: backpacking and couch surfing!

Trial run: backpacking and couch surfing!

  This past weekend we decided to take advantage of our weekend trip to Vancouver Island for the Victoria Marathon (#VictoriaMarathn) to try a few new things. First, we wanted…

What it took to get to departure day!

What it took to get to departure day!

  After many months of planning, departure day arrived on November 4. With a robust gantt chart and planning spreadsheet in place (obviously!) we executed all tasks successfully and felt…

South Africa: Comrades 2014: a race report

South Africa: Comrades 2014: a race report

  The Comrades Marathon is a storied and treasured event in South Africa, with a history stretching all the way back to 1921 when Vic Clapham had the idea to…

Belize: Caye Caulker

Belize: Caye Caulker

  After 3 nights on Ambergris Caye we boarded the Belize Express water taxi bound for Caye Caulker. A very efficient 30 minute boat ride delivered us safely onto the…

Belize: Being vegan

Belize: Being vegan

  We picked Belize as the starting point for our adventure partly because we thought it would help us ease into the change in foods available to us to continue…

Belize: Corozal to San Pedro

Belize: Corozal to San Pedro

    After a relaxing couple of days in Corozal it was time to move into island mode and we set off for San Pedro on Ambergris Caye (the cayes…

Guatemala: Antigua

Guatemala: Antigua

  After a harrowing overnight bus ride from Flores to Guatemala City (“Guate”), we connected with our “collectivo” or shuttle bus and completed our journey to Antigua. The trip through…


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