USA & Central America

Entries and journals from overlanding adventure touring USA and Central America

Made in Mexico – Hecho en Mexico

As we worked our way down the West coast of the USA we were warned by Americans to take great care riding and travelling in Mexico. Mexico is generally perceived as a drug and death cesspit by many Americans. It was therefore with a bit of apprehension that we entered […]

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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

Mexican 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. According to some folk, Guadalajara has the oldest lienzo, (arena) and charro […]

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