Polache January 31st 2009 There's only one thing more awkward than leaving a message on an answerphone. Leaving the message in Spanish, asking to meet a lady who has no idea who I am, whilst being watched by three (greatly amused) staff of the Hotel Boston. Maybe because of the entertainment value or out of sympathy, they refused to charge us for the call.
I was trying to contact Zoila - to cut a long story short, a fri ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Honduras » Central » Tegucigalpa Once part of Spain's vast empire in the New World, Honduras became an independent nation in 1821. After two and a half decades of mostly military rule, a freely elected civilian government came to power in 1982. During the 1980s, Honduras proved a ha... ... read more
Setting off with one way tickets to Mexico via Cuba (a two-month detour), we set ourselves the challenge of travelling through Central and South America down to the southern tip of Argentina by bus/train/boat.
We wrote and photographed all our adventures, discoveries and passions - food and football, people and pictures, wildlife and walking, books and buildings, mountains and music. We promise you won't read a boring day-to-day diary, just interesting tales from the road.
Plus for our friends with itchy feet, real backpacking tips direct from the backpack.
Jess and Jam... full info