I Am Not A Killa…. Things go sideways in Honduras

Stevie and I talked about whether or not to write about certain events in our travels. On one hand we prefer not to worry our families back home and it would be easy to omit things. On the other, we … [Read more...]

Aloha Honduras! El Poy Border Goes Down…

As we approached the El Salvador/Honduras border crossing this morning I got that feeling in my stomach that I always get before entering a new and unknown country. Nervousness, excitement, anxiety. I … [Read more...]

Sausage-Cheeto – Let the Honeymoon Begin

It's amazing how much we nest when we rent a bungalow for a couple weeks. A few things get unloaded out of the van every day and before you know it we've moved in! This tendency to "roost" always … [Read more...]

Global Citizenship: Is The Whole Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts?

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As some of you may have noticed, one of our family border crossing rituals is to learn the history and current events of a country as we enter it. As much as this preliminary, self-taught lesson has … [Read more...]

Honeymoon In Honduras

If you have any information on Honduras or any contacts there, please email us.-----------------------------------Honeymoon in Honduras. That has a nice ring to it doesn't it? I know, it's not your … [Read more...]

I Now Pronounce You Husband and Wife…

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Now Introducing Tree and Stevie Trujillo! Stevie and I got engaged last June while on a 16 day solo raft trip down the Colorado River of the Grand Canyon. I had the bright idea of asking her to … [Read more...]

Locals Only – The Dark Side Of Surfing

Surfing came into my life by accident, literally. A 40 foot ground fall that should have killed me landed me in a wheel chair for 6 months and ended my rock climbing career. With 2 bad feet from … [Read more...]

Playa Tunco – Surfing’s Best Kept Secret

We've settled into the tiny little beach town of Tunco on the Pacific Coast of El Salvador. This little gem is one of the best kept secrets in the surfing world. World class breaks line the coast for … [Read more...]

Aloha El Salvador!

Despite how well they seem to go, we’re always stressed about border crossings. The rest of the time, we don’t seem to notice how far away from ‘home’ we are, nor do we feel like we’re tip … [Read more...]

Sprinter Life In The News

Hey everyone. Sprinter Life is in the news. Check out the interview on Overland Expo...CLICK HERE to read interview...Overland Expo is an Arizona-based non-profit whose mission is promoting … [Read more...]

Lago De Atitlan – Goodbye Guatemala

After leaving Antigua we drove to our final Guatemalan destination, the world famous Lake Atitlan. While Atitlan is recognized to be the deepest lake in Central America, its bottom has not been … [Read more...]

Yes, We Were Robbed in Antigua. I Feel Dirty

Antigua, widely known as the crown jewel of Central America, is a city in the central highlands of Guatemala. It is known for its well preserved Spanish architecture and spectacular ruins of colonial … [Read more...]

Ain’t No Pity in Guatemala City

Our mission to Guatemala City was a complete victory thanks to our new friend Mario. He is a Guatemalan who went to school with our other friend Corby up in the US. Corby made the … [Read more...]

Rio Dulce – Sweet River

For the last couple of days we've been chilling in southeastern Guatemala on the banks of El Rio Dulce, "Sweet River". Our new friends Dave and Ann (www.advodna.com) recommended an amazing little … [Read more...]

Exploring Guatemala- Tikal, Flores, and Finca Ixobel

Our entrance into Guatemala couldn't have been any more spectacular. Our first stop was Tikal, the ancient Mayan ruins in the northeast. Again, we are just amazed at how advanced these civilizations … [Read more...]