USA & Central America

Entries and journals from overlanding adventure touring USA and Central America

Day of the Dead – It is deadly serious stuff

This time round we were lucky to end up celebrating Dia de Los Muertos in Oaxaca, Mexico. It is a completely different vibe than St Miguel de Allende where we attended our first festival in 2015.

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Jacobo & Maria Angeles – Remarkable animal Zapotec art

In a small dusty road in the back of a tiny village 15km out side of Oaxaca city Mexico is a small artist workshop of Jacobo and Maria Angeles. While attending the Day of the Dead in Oaxaca city we visited this remarkable art workshop. They are producers of Zapotec […]

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Old school Cuba men with their signature cigars

Cuba – Old school hip

Not only did we think this but we heard it from quite a few tourists we met in Havana on asking why they decided to come to Cuba. Then there is the big attraction … Cuba! The island that was almost in total isolation from the rest of the world for decades.  The old cars, the 16th century Spanish styled buildings and of course, the salsa!

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Charreria - The art of Mexican Horsemanship

Charrería – The art of Mexican horsemanship

Charreria - The art of Mexican HorsemanshipMexican Cowboys and Señoritas.

This is not your average cowboy rodeo event. This photo essay captures the drama of the sport Charreria  best described as traditional Mexican horsemanship. It’s a fast paced sport packed with action and passion.

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The Big Apple – a Pictorial

That stunning song Alicia Keys performs so well make me think of New York every time I hear it. Elsebie has been to New York, or Manhattan a few years ago for work. I have never been there but the song for me makes me think about scenes of old […]

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