Difficult Roads Lead to Beautiful Destinations – Vanlife Adventures in Cabo Pulmo, Baja

It was Zig Zigler, a late American motivational speaker, who said “Difficult Roads Often Lead to Beautiful Destinations”. He meant this figuratively of course, but the saying is quite literally true in Baja. We’ve arrived at some of the best destinations via the worst roads, and Cabo Pulmo is one of our favourites. Cabo Pulmo … More Difficult Roads Lead to Beautiful Destinations – Vanlife Adventures in Cabo Pulmo, Baja

Swapping Ocean & Beaches for Adventures in the Mountains – Vanlife, Baja Mexico

After a week of beach activities and sweltering temperatures in La Ventana, we were ready for a new kind of adventure. We stowed the SUP board and snorkel gear, stopped in La Paz to stock up on essentials, and headed into the Sierra de la Laguna for some higher elevation adventures. The Sierra de La … More Swapping Ocean & Beaches for Adventures in the Mountains – Vanlife, Baja Mexico

Enjoy Wild Beach Camping? You’ll Love Baja, Mexico! Vanlife Adventures

Wild beach camping – it’s what we came for! After spending several winters exploring mainland Mexico and Guatemala, we decided to spend this winter in Baja, wild camping on the beaches and taking advantage of all the outdoor activities on offer. Baja is known for its wild beach camping and every year, Vanlifers, Overlanders, and … More Enjoy Wild Beach Camping? You’ll Love Baja, Mexico! Vanlife Adventures

Why we Choose to Travel in a Van /// 2020 Adventure: Canada to Central America

We’re back on the road!  This year we’re planning to drive at least as far as El Salvador and if we’re feeling extra ambitious, maybe all the way to Nicaragua.  I know – this plan throws a wrench in our blog title (‘Slow Sally Goes to Guatemala‘).  Oh well, you know what they say about … More Why we Choose to Travel in a Van /// 2020 Adventure: Canada to Central America

The Land of Enchantment & 48 hours in Santa Fe /// Vanlife New Mexico

Hi.  It’s been awhile, I know.  For those of you wondering, yes – we are back home in Canada.  Every time we return home for a few months, I’m reminded of how beautiful it is in Wakefield and the Outaouais and how lucky we are to have a home base here.  I would like to … More The Land of Enchantment & 48 hours in Santa Fe /// Vanlife New Mexico

Sierra Gorda: Why You Should Visit the Fat Mountains /// North-Central Mexico

Translated directly to English, Sierra Gorda means ‘Fat Woman Mountain Range’.  To be fair, I believe the ‘woman’ part is really just the result of Spanish grammar… I suspect the intention of the name is more along the lines of ‘Fat/Large Mountain Range’.  Although the English version of this translation doesn’t result in the most … More Sierra Gorda: Why You Should Visit the Fat Mountains /// North-Central Mexico

Dios Mio – We Got Food Poisoning! /// Southern Mexico

Yes – we got food poisoning!  Very sh#%ty (ha-ha, get it?).  And happened right after we were bragging that we never get sick when we’re travelling in the van… should have knocked on wood.  More about the food poisoning once I get you guys caught up on our travels. /// In our last blog post, … More Dios Mio – We Got Food Poisoning! /// Southern Mexico

Vanlife & International Travel with a Dog /// Pros & Cons

Hi guys! Apologies for the recent radio silence. It’s been a busy couple of weeks – I finished up some contract work and income taxes, we left Lake Atitlan and for the past few days we’ve been exploring Acul and some of the other small villages in the highlands of Guatemala. More about that in … More Vanlife & International Travel with a Dog /// Pros & Cons