The road chose me Going where others don't dare

The main beach at La Manzanillia 6

Life In La Manzanillia

Over the course of the following week we manage to get into all sorts of misadventures in and around La Manzanilla. I didn’t think it was possible to get a cold in a tropical...

Palm trees a plenty beachside at La Manzanilla 4

South to La Manzanilla

We make some great friends at the Oasis Hostel is Puerto Vallarta, particularly Andrew and Tyler who drove down in their $800 beat-up Subaru from British Columbia, Canada. Our last night at the hostel...

Police Corruption 16

Police Corruption

So far we’ve had a great run with the Police in Mexico, who have all but ignored us everywhere we’ve been. Neither of us thought for a second that was going to last. We’ve...

A tiny glimpse of Puerto Vallarta 4

Mainland Mexico

We drive south from Mazatlan and it quickly becomes clear we need a better map. Having dots for large cities makes it really hard to get around A huge atlas of Mexico, Belize &...

Dan & Jeep enjoying a sunset over the Pacific Ocean 5

Jeep stuff the third

I’ve just passed the five month mark, putting down 22,000 km (13 750 mi.) It’s a tiny bit early, but I figured with the horrible roads and hot weather the Jeep would like some...