Day 368: The End and the Beginning

It’s hard to believe that our trip is finally over. It seems like yesterday we met the Australian couple that were on their own round the world adventure. Our conversation with them planted a seed that grew into something we had never contemplated. It’s interesting to think back to the beginning of our voyage, our…

Day 367: Here’s to the birthday girl

Early on in our trip, we were under budget and started to think about adding time on to the nine months that we originally planned.  Besides the opportunity to visit more interesting places, we justified the additional few months of travel because we could stop off in Miami to celebrate Rose’s birthday as well.  Since…

Day 366: Globetrotting

The travel required to circle the globe in a year involved an improvised combination of 18 flights, 74 long distance bus trips, a couple uncomfortable trains, a handful of bumpy boat rides, and way too many shady taxis. We stayed in nearly 100 different cities and slept in bungalows, tents, hostels, campers, families’ houses, and…

Day 365: Bienvenidos a Miami

After almost six months traveling through South and Central America, we finally made it to the US and the unofficial “Capital of Latin America”. Sometimes it seems like Miami was plucked right out of one of these countries and relocated to southern Florida. Today it’s recognized as one of the most important cities for Latin…