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Mexico Road Trips

2011
Through the border at Eagle Pass, Texas then south to Saltillo and on through the interior to Mexico City where we store the campervan and fly to Ecuador for a month. On return we look for sun on the Yucatan, check out Palenque then head north through Puebla and cross back into the US at Reynosa.

2011 Road Reports - US, Mexico and Ecuador

MAP: The purple line defines the 2007 road trip, the green line is the 2011 route.

2007
Down to the tip of the Baja Peninsula with the 4Runner pulling our little Trillium trailer then by ferry across to the mainland and south to Acapulco, then east to the Caribbean and north to Texas.

Report #1
Vancouver to the Mexico Border
Report #2
Tijuana to San Rosalia
Report #3
Bahia Concepcion to Cabo San Lucas to La Paz
Report #4
El Fuerte to Copper Canyon
Report #5
Mazatlan and Pacific Coast
Report #6
Puerto Vallarta, Melaque
Faro de Bucerias

Report #7
Zihuatanejo
Report #8
Acapulco and Puerto Escondido
Report #9
Oaxaca
Report #10
The Caribbean
Report #11
The Long Road Home to Canada through the Heartland

 

Mexico Route Map

Truck and Trailer

fresh tacos

Balloon Vendor

Wet crossing on the Osa Peninsula
Costa Rica - Road Tripping

CR is the perfect Central American country for taking the road less travelled in a peppy little 4WD. What you need to know to drive in CR.

Costa Rica - Trip Reports

The first of five trip reports from a five-week road trip to discover the highs and the lows of the little country that can.

CR Trip Report One
San Jose, Sarchi Volcan Poas, Sarchi La Fortuna

Costa Rica Rural Scene

Costa Rica - Central Valley

San Jose, Sarchi, Volcan Poas, La Paz, Brauilio Carrillo National Park, Butterfly Farm, and Zoo Ave.

Mexico City Layover

Stuck in Mexico City between planes? There is lots to do.

Diego Rivera Murals
Mexican Dress Market

Three for the Road

Glen Erikson, Susan Chapple and Pippin road trip through mainland Mexico.