Author Archives: Bec

I'm not your typical motorcycle adventure blogger. First, I'm a girl. Second, I'm a passenger on a v-strom 650 riding behind my boyfriend from Louisville, Kentucky through 13 countries to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

miraflor: part two

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day three… we got the privilege of heading up to mefalia’s school the next morning on our way out of town. her class seemed like your typical group of six and seven year olds. they were studying their alphabet when we arrived, and many giggled and got shy once we came into the classroom. we… Continue reading →

miraflor: part one

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it’s a little bit tricky to find the right words for our experience in miraflor. it is one that I think changed me in a profound way that I haven’t yet been able to fully process. but, let me start with trying to paint a bit of a picture of the place. UCA Miraflor is… Continue reading →

on riding… and travelling

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this is a guest commentary by bob.  a lot of what we have been doing on this trip has been riding a motorcycle.  our reason for this is to experience different places and cultures, in which bec is doing a very good job covering.  being that i am operating  the machine, we figured it was… Continue reading →

another border crossed

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after leaving copan we decided that we really didn’t want to spend too much more time in honduras. there was quite a bit that we wanted to do in nicaragua. so, we planned and discussed and finally decided that we’d try to make it close to the southern border in one day. we knew that… Continue reading →

goodbye guatemala

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after leaving lake atitlan, we decided that we needed to hightail it to the guatemala/honduras border so that we could be on track to cross into honduras the next day. it was only 200 some miles, but it ended up taking around 10 and a half hours and was quite the adventure. in the morning,… Continue reading →

lago atitlan

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wow, it’s been awhile. we’ve been doing a lot of traveling this past week or so. and, I last left the blog in antigua. so, let me try and catch up. we did our first stint of backtracking after leaving antigua because we were told by quite a few travelers that lago atitlan was a… Continue reading →

the last days of antigua

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antigua ended up being such a refreshing week for all of us. bob and i were pretty happy when the school week ended, though! we went out and got a celebratory afternoon beer on friday. i hadn’t celebrated the end of a traditional week in quite awhile.  it was just such an intense way to… Continue reading →

guatemala!

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well, it´s been a long few days since my last post. we´ve all had some crazy stomach issues, crossed a border, found our way around a landslide, and met up with some dear friends from back home. i´ll have to take the time to give some photo updates on all these happenings soon. but, a… Continue reading →

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