Costa Rica has the greatest biodiversity per square kilometer of territory and the country is recognized as one of the major international destinations with authentic ecotourism options.
Despite of the good conviviality, after more than two months of traveling with Fran and Juan, the group broke. The reason was one of those issues that every long distance traveler usually falls. For better or worse, this time was Rasta's turn, while Juan and I keep on going.
On dry season everything was yellow, more desolate and poor. Some houses are built just with logs and plastic, other adobe. It reminds me of Africa. I see no crops of any kind, either fruit trees or cattle.
Go across El Salvador allowed us to experience as it is lived in one of the most dangerous countries in the world; and meet Edgar who explained how in El Salvador time has shown that myths about dollarization are false.
Latin America is one of the favorite destinations in the world for whom that choose to take a fallow year and make the trip of their life. In this article I tell some of the advantages and realities; but after all how to do the things flow.
I entered to Belize very happy, not only because I was just about to start to get into Central America at a faster pace, but because I was travelling accompanied by Fran and Juan, they are quite some characters
The second part of my tour through Mexico I experienced like a soap opera. It was hard to go back to my route, to that nomadic life that only long-distance travelers know. Divided like the yin and yang, I left this wonderful country which, not expecting so, has marked my travels and my heart.
I returned to the U.S. for a third time, this time through the East Coast. In a total of 8 months and over 11,000 kilometers of pedaling through this country I was hosted by more than 60 families. Enough to satisfy my curiosity and see how people live in the United States of America.
Undoubtedly it is not the places I passed what remains in my memory, but the human warmth which paradoxically hides in the people of this country, where winters reach 30 or even 40 degrees below zero.
I arrived in Mexico with my spirit on the floor. My escapade to Europe served no purpose but to unbalance all these years of travel, this project to which, inadvertently, I am giving my life. And so in the end, three months later, after 3,000 kilometers, I found myself feeling energetic. I don’t know if I should pin it on the route itself, the warmth of Mexican people or the great mayan chaman lady who did a deep-cleanse healing to me.