Arty Hill Towns and Lazy Playa Days October 9th 2011 The local buses in this part of the world are called “Chicken” buses, largely due to the amount of produce, chickens and other livestock that tend to ride alongside people on the buses. They’re cheap to ride and are incredibly overcrowded, often with standing room only. Any notions of personal space give way to the hope that you’ll get a corner of a seat for your journey. The combinatio ... read more
Central America Caribbean » El Salvador El Salvador achieved independence from Spain in 1821 and from the Central American Federation in 1839. A 12-year civil war, which cost about 75,000 lives, was brought to a close in 1992 when the government and leftist rebels signed a treaty that prov... ... read more
An aussie and a kiwi exploring the world ...
"Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away" - Anon
In Jan 2007 we set out on an overland journey from Asia to Europe overland. From India, via Nepal, Tibet, China, Mongolia, Russia and Europe ... destination Ireland, with no flights. Trains, buses, tuk-tuks, boats, bikes, yak, camel, and rickshaws all formed the basis of our travels.
Suze spent a year living and working in Ireland (in between all the long weekends away), Dave returned to Oz for 6 months but re... full info