Madre Chronicles

Somoto Canyon - Secret World Wonder - Day 1

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We hadn't done much research, we just knew we wanted to find it. Word was that Somoto Canyon had been relatively unexplored until 2004, and since then, tourism...

Surfing Gran Pacifica, Nicaragua

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Secluded Surf Spot in NicaraguaCamping, Hammocking, Surfing, Hanging out~ Adventure by Eli Baylis ~Follow a bumpy dirt road lined with corn stalks and daisies to this special secluded...

Transcending Borders - Road Trip from Mississippi to Mexico, and Central America

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Prior to leaving on our quest driving from the US through Mexico and into Central America,  we read posts on the internet and listened as our friends and...

Surfing Guatemalan Mudslides

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No one could tell us when we would be able to get through. The next couple hours of traveling were intense. We were driving along roads that were filling...

Shaky Shakira Gets Her "fix" on the Black Market - Antigua, Guatemala

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We pushed Shakira into a snug parking spot in front of Hostel Antigua. We came to find out over the span of our five day stay that this...

The Little Engine That Couldn't - Malacatán, Guatemala to Antigua, Guatemala

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At this point, our journey became consumed with car problems. Upon leaving Malacatán, Shakira seemed to be in her death throes. Navigating Guatemala was much easier than navigating Mexico,...

DANGER: Guatemalan/Mexican Border

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We had been told the Mexico-Guatemala border was one of the roughest border crossings and for once what we had heard was true...As we entered, a few very...

In Trouble with Teachers! - Traveling Through Mexico (well.. trying to!)

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We woke up early... Ixhuatán was a very interesting place geographically, and although I had never seen pictures, nor knew anything about the town I had always wanted...

Shakira's so Cool, She Doesn't Even Need a Fan

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Eli and I got an early start with plans to make it to Mexico's southern border. We left Amanda behind because she chose to take a bus the...

Destination: Managua, Nicaragua - Team Sierra Madre Research Drives Supplies to Central America

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Three strangers, one 1982 Diesel Powered Jetta, a trailer full of supplies, and a Kawasaki motorcycle. Destination: Managua, Nicaragua. Today travel is common, we all do it, so...

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