www.LifeRemotely.comDRIVING thePAN-AMERICAN HIGHWAY19 months, 33,000 miles,17 countries, living in a tent
Death Valley, USALowest elevation: -128 feet
Atenas, Costa RicaScorpions found under the tent: 1
Cleanest campground bathrooms: Camping No SolNo Sol, Brazil
Escondido, California, USAMost money spent on one night:Stone Brewery, $348
Antigua, GuatemalaHours spent volunteering: 360
Isla Ometepe, NicaraguaNumber of islands visited: 15
Aconcagua, ArgentinaHighest mountain seen: 22,841 feet
Futaleufu, ChilePigs tickled: 2
Antigua, GuatemalaAxel seals blown: 3
Moab, California, USAColdest night: -14 F
Potrerillos, ArgentinaNationalities represented at Thanksgiving: 6
Leon, NicaraguaNumber of Mojitos before Jessica passes out: 2
Leith Cove, AntarcticaContinents camped on: 3
Antigua, GuatemalaCombined hours spent in Spanish class: 366
Potrerillos, ArgentinaKilos of pork roasted in a shopping cart: 23
Ancud, Isla Chiloé, ChileChristmas present bought at a grocery store: All of them
Uyuni Salt Flats, BoliviaJessica fishes caught: 0
Antigua, GuatemalaInches of spare leg room in a Guatemalan chicken bus: -2
M/S Sea Spirit, AntarcticaCombined weight gain during Antarctic cruise: 13.5 pounds
Honeyman State Park, OR, USAFirst night of the trip:5th October 2011
Potrerillos, ArgentinaNumber of overlanders needed tohaul a shopping cart full of pork:2
Rio Lenca, ChileInches a Chilean river can rise in one day: 24
Oaxaca, MexicoBest food in the Americas: Mexico
M/S Sea Spirit, AntarcticaThings that come free with a $5,000 cruise: 1 bright yellow parka
Lanquin, GuatemalaMost scenic shower: Zepher lodge
Gearheart, Oregon, USAGeneral direction traveled: South
Arches National Park, USAUS National parks visited: 9
Iceberg Alley, AntarcticaCreepiest Antarctic animal:The leopard seal
Parque Nacional de Quetzal, GuatemalaQuetzals seen:Unless you ask Jessica, then 30
Mendoza, ArgentinaSketchiest business transaction: One junkyard shopping cart
Pucon, ChileMost grills used simultaneously: 6
Zion National Park, USAHours hiked through freezing canyon water: 6
Siete Ventanas, GuatemalaBest way to visit ancient Mayan caves: Innertubes
Leith Cove, Antarctica14 year old scotch + 14,000 year old ice
Mendoza, ArgentinaNumber of spices in Kobus’ curry mix: 9-ish
Concon, ChileNumber of oil changes: 4
Neko Harbor, AntarcticaIceberg births witnessed: 2
Rio Nadis, ChileBest campground. Ever.
Mendoza, ArgentinaAverage cost of amazing Argentinian beef: $4/lb
Border crossing into ChileNumber of canine searches: 2
Antigua, GuatemalaVolcanic eruptions witnessed: 3
AntarcticaWorst smell in the world: Penguin poo
Lago General, ChileNumber of work days: 82
San Juan, ArgentinaChairs Jessica broke: 5
San Francisco, USAMost common city name prefix: San
AntarcticaNumber of penguin colonies visited: 6
Rio Nadis, ChileHorse fly massacres: 4
San Augustine, ArgentinaCampsites with merry-go-rounds: 1
Antigua, GuatemalaNew vegetables discovered: 11
Rio Nadis, ChileNative Patagonian trout caught: 1
Juayua, El SalvadorPigs eaten: Unknown
San Diego, California, USAAmount spent on camera repairs: $252
Volcan Poas, Costa RicaNumber of Central American volcanoes climbed: Only 1
Lanquin, GuatemalaWorst road of the trip:Lanquin, Guatemala
Ruta 40, ArgentinaTotal miles driven: 33,320
Tikal, GuatemalaPre-Colombian ruins visited: 13
Cachi, ArgentinaCutest campground stray dog:Peppinito (pickles)
Gearheart, Oregon, USALaws broken to build a bonfire: 1
Bahia Concepcion, MexicoTents replaced: 1
Coyhaique, ChileCutest campground kitten: Squealers
Tilcara, ArgentinaBest cut of Argentinian beef: Asado
Coyhaique, ChileNumber of fish caught: 13
Parque Nacional de Quetzal, GuatemalaColorful lizards seen: Hundreds
Border Crossing into ArgentinaCars recued by Blue: 3
Corcovado, Costa RicaRaging shark and crocodile infested rivers waded: 2
Careterra Austral, ChileMiles of dirt road driven: 1,600+
Antigua, GuatemalaWeeks spent living with ourGuatemalan family:7
Montevideo, UruguayTypes of meat eaten in one sitting: 11
Every Central American Border CrossingBorders crossed: 27
Torres Del Paine, ChileMiles hiked: 120
Bariloche, ArgentinaNumber of Overlanders at theBadass Bariloche Bovine Bonanza:25
Tinajani Canyon, PeruCost of a Peruvian llama: $45
Juayua, El SalvadorHorseback tours taken: 2
Bariloche, ArgentinaPounds of meat roasted at one time: 69.3
Rio De Janeiro, BrazilJESUS CHRIST
Machu Picchu, PeruCost of 3 tickets to Machu Picchu: $157
Praia Grande, BrazilLast stop of the trip: Praia Grande
Baranca, PeruGuinea pigs eaten: 2
Chetumal, MexicoBest Caribbean campsite: Chetumal
Ruta 40, ArgentinaDays of rain: 115
Juayua, El SalvadorMystery meats eaten: 7
Yungay, PeruFire pits built: 1
Customs Office, BoliviaHighest elevation: 16,447 feet
Rio Grande, ArgentinaNastiest campground. Ever.
South West Circuit, BoliviaGallons of gas burned: 1,900
El Calafate, ArgentinaWhole animals roasted: 3
Canyon del Patos, PeruHand carved tunnels driven through: 40
Cafayate, ArgentinaNumber of flat tires repaired: 6
Uyuni, BoliviaNumber of times Blue got washed: 4
Florinopolis, BrazilBooks written: 3
Equator, EcuadorArticles written: 300+
Equator, EcuadorMiles driven to reach the equator: 16,000
Chan Chan, PeruMost disappointing ruins: Chan Chan
Uyuni, BoliviaMankiest town: Uyuni
Otovalo, EcuadorHighest elevation fished at: 12,000 feet
Otovalo, EcuadorFluffy hats NOT purchased: 6
Otovalo, EcuadorTotal days camped: 380
Lago Colorado, BoliviaColors of lakes in Bolivia: 4
….Best camp food: Cinnamon rolls
Lima, PeruHours spent waiting in line for best pork ever: 2.5
Huanchaco, PeruKittens unsuccessfully rescued: All of them
Dali Desert, BoliviaHighest elevation campground: 15,000 feet
Cartago, Costa RicaBest michelada maker in Costa Rica: Gustavo Badilla
Las Tablas, PanamaBest costume parade: Corpus Christi
Uyuni Salt Flats, BoliviaLiters of rum consumed: ?????
Selva Madre, Costa RicaChances Nacho will make it over the Himalayas: 0%
Laguna de la Yeguada, PanamaReasons not to be in Panama in June: The rainy season
Isla del Sol, BoliviaMasks purchased: 23
Selva Madre, Costa RicaFish speared in a trout farm: 0
Colon, PanamaCost to ship our car around the Darien Gap: $2836.78
Caye Caulker, BelizeBest Belizean island food: Conch ceviche
San Juan del Sur, NicaraguaSpecies of monkeys seen: 6
Playa Carrillo, Costa RicaGigantic fish not caught: All of them
Belize Zoo, BelizeBest zoo visited: Belize Zoo
San Juan del Sur, NicaraguaBest sunset beach: Playa Majugual
Playa Carrillo, Costa RicaMost picturesque beach: Playa Carrillo
San Juan Del Sur, NicaraguaNumber of hours billed: 1,530
Playa Brasilito, Costa RicaPoisonous animals seen: 15
San Ignatio, BelizeTarantulas found living under our tent: 3
Isla Ometepe, NicaraguaVehicle ferries taken: 14
Playa Josecito, Costa RIcaNoisiest bird: Scarlet Macaw
Isla Ometepe, NicaraguaHighest recorded temperature: 103.5 F
Volcan Arenal, Costa RicaFarms camped in: 12
Junquillal Bay, Costa RicaMost obnoxious campground bird: Magpie Jay
Granada, NicaraguaCigars a Nicaraguan can roll each day: 850
Osa Peninsula, Costa RicaDeepest river crossing: 3.5 feet
Granada, NicaraguaPint of Guinness drunk: 3
Granada, NicaraguaFoofy coffee drinks drunk: 12
Bariloche, ArgentinaCost of 2 gallons of Argentinian wine: $16
Corcovado, Costa RicaBest jungle trek: Corcovado National Park
Leon, NicaraguaUNESCO World Heritage sites visited: 32
Honduras to Nicaragua Border crossingSketchiest border crossing: Honduras to Nicaragua
San Juan del Sur, NicaraguaTotal days on the road: 582
Volcan Arenal, Costa RicaNumber of river crossings: 45
Cuenca, EcuadorBest Latin American booze: Flor de Caña rum
Playa Carrillo, Costa RicaNinja crabs found under tents: 18
Corcovado, Costa RicaMiles hiked through pouring rain: 14
Isla Aguida, MexicoMost dangerous thing to fall out of trees: Coconuts
Isla Aguida, MexicoSecond most dangerous thing to fall out of trees: 2 foot iguanas
Puerto Jiminez, Costa RicaStoves stolen: 2
Oaxaca, MexicoBest place to learn Mexican cooking: Oaxaca
Atenas, Costa RicaNumber of people that fit in the 4Runner: 7
Playa Josecito, Costa RicaBest free campground: Playa Josecito
Villa de Leva, ColombiaNumber of colonial cities visited: Lost count
Chichen Itza, MexicoBiggest Mexican tourist trap:Chichen Itza
Cabo San Lucas, MexicoNumber of group photos taken: 9
San Gil, ColombiaNoisiest campground:Hotel Posada Campestre
Campeche, MexicoWorst hostelBest view
Palenque, MexicoScariest jungle sound: Howler monkeys
Cartagena, ColombiaNumber of copies to clear Colombian customs: 8,000,000In triplicate
Palenque, MexicoBest Mayan ruins in Mexico: Palenque
Santuario de las Lajas, ColombiaMost scenic church:Santuario de las Lajas
Santuario de las Lajas, ColombiaNumber of llamas tortured: 1
Pance, ColombiaFriendliest campground hosts: Colombia
Puebla, MexicoBest food ever: Tacos al Pastor
Manizales, ColombiaBest coffee: Hacienda Venecia
Puebla, MexicoBest street show:Los voladores
Santa Elena, ColombiaNumber of tent patches applied: 18 + two feet of duck tape
Baja California, MexicoStreet tacos consumed: 25
Santa Rosalia, MexicoNumber of seagull caught: 1
Santa Rosalia, MexicoBest fish for fish tacos:Sierra Mackerel
Caral, PeruStrangest desert animal seen: The ground dwelling owl
Death Road, BoliviaWorld’s most dangerous road: Ruta de muerte
Mancora, PeruTypes of raw seafood in Ceviche Mixto: 5
Sorata, BoliviaNew coil springs Old coil Springs
Uyuni Salt Flats, BoliviaHours spent taking photos in the salt flats: 3
Southwest Circuit, BoliviaMost scenic drive: Bolivia’s southwest circuit
EcuadorCheapest gas:$1.45/ gallon
Yungay, PeruBest star gazing: Llanganuco lodge
Sorata, BoliviaNumber of apple pies made without an oven: 3
Cotopaxi, EcuadorLatin American countries that sell Marshmallows: 7
Sarteneja, BelizeCountries visited: 17
Playa Josecito, Costa RicaBest thunderstorms: Costa Rica
Rio Nadis, ChileNumber of meters underwater this bridgewill be if Patagonian rivers are dammed:20
Cotopaxi, EcuadorHighest altitude hummingbird: 12,000 feet
Highway 101, Oregon, USATop three coastal drives: Highway 101, US West coastBR 101, Sao Paulo to RioNicoya Peninsula, Cost...
Iceberg Alley, AntarcticaAverage age of icebergs: 5,000
Mendoza, ArgentinaJared’s favorite food: Bacon
Lakes District, ChileConfirmed road kills: Birds: 13Snake: 1Cows: 0
Seite Ventanas, GuatemalaBest guided tour: Candelaria Caves
Iguazu Falls, ArgentinaMost impressive waterfall: In the world
Cabo San Lucas, MexicoMost common word in Mariachi song: Ayayayayayeeee
San Francisco, California, USAFirst night indoors: Marcell’s apartment
Atenas, Costa RicaFanciest place stayed: Rental house in Costa Rica
Minka, ColombiaBooks Jared read: 41
Antigua, GuatemalaCatholic processions witnessed: 9
Guatavita, ColombiaPots of gold found: We will never tell
Angangueo, MexicoHours spent trying to pronounce this town’s name: 12
Machu Picchu, PeruBest Guanaco impersonator: Jessica
Lago Perón, PeruNights spent above 12,000 feet: 18
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19 months, 33,000 miles, 17 countries: Life Remotely driving from Seattle to Ushuaia

  1. 1. www.LifeRemotely.comDRIVING thePAN-AMERICAN HIGHWAY19 months, 33,000 miles,17 countries, living in a tent
  2. 2. Death Valley, USALowest elevation: -128 feet
  3. 3. Atenas, Costa RicaScorpions found under the tent: 1
  4. 4. Cleanest campground bathrooms: Camping No SolNo Sol, Brazil
  5. 5. Escondido, California, USAMost money spent on one night:Stone Brewery, $348
  6. 6. Antigua, GuatemalaHours spent volunteering: 360
  7. 7. Isla Ometepe, NicaraguaNumber of islands visited: 15
  8. 8. Aconcagua, ArgentinaHighest mountain seen: 22,841 feet
  9. 9. Futaleufu, ChilePigs tickled: 2
  10. 10. Antigua, GuatemalaAxel seals blown: 3
  11. 11. Moab, California, USAColdest night: -14 F
  12. 12. Potrerillos, ArgentinaNationalities represented at Thanksgiving: 6
  13. 13. Leon, NicaraguaNumber of Mojitos before Jessica passes out: 2
  14. 14. Leith Cove, AntarcticaContinents camped on: 3
  15. 15. Antigua, GuatemalaCombined hours spent in Spanish class: 366
  16. 16. Potrerillos, ArgentinaKilos of pork roasted in a shopping cart: 23
  17. 17. Ancud, Isla Chiloé, ChileChristmas present bought at a grocery store: All of them
  18. 18. Uyuni Salt Flats, BoliviaJessica fishes caught: 0
  19. 19. Antigua, GuatemalaInches of spare leg room in a Guatemalan chicken bus: -2
  20. 20. M/S Sea Spirit, AntarcticaCombined weight gain during Antarctic cruise: 13.5 pounds
  21. 21. Honeyman State Park, OR, USAFirst night of the trip:5th October 2011
  22. 22. Potrerillos, ArgentinaNumber of overlanders needed tohaul a shopping cart full of pork:2
  23. 23. Rio Lenca, ChileInches a Chilean river can rise in one day: 24
  24. 24. Oaxaca, MexicoBest food in the Americas: Mexico
  25. 25. M/S Sea Spirit, AntarcticaThings that come free with a $5,000 cruise: 1 bright yellow parka
  26. 26. Lanquin, GuatemalaMost scenic shower: Zepher lodge
  27. 27. Gearheart, Oregon, USAGeneral direction traveled: South
  28. 28. Arches National Park, USAUS National parks visited: 9
  29. 29. Iceberg Alley, AntarcticaCreepiest Antarctic animal:The leopard seal
  30. 30. Parque Nacional de Quetzal, GuatemalaQuetzals seen:Unless you ask Jessica, then 30
  31. 31. Mendoza, ArgentinaSketchiest business transaction: One junkyard shopping cart
  32. 32. Pucon, ChileMost grills used simultaneously: 6
  33. 33. Zion National Park, USAHours hiked through freezing canyon water: 6
  34. 34. Siete Ventanas, GuatemalaBest way to visit ancient Mayan caves: Innertubes
  35. 35. Leith Cove, Antarctica14 year old scotch + 14,000 year old ice
  36. 36. Mendoza, ArgentinaNumber of spices in Kobus’ curry mix: 9-ish
  37. 37. Concon, ChileNumber of oil changes: 4
  38. 38. Neko Harbor, AntarcticaIceberg births witnessed: 2
  39. 39. Rio Nadis, ChileBest campground. Ever.
  40. 40. Mendoza, ArgentinaAverage cost of amazing Argentinian beef: $4/lb
  41. 41. Border crossing into ChileNumber of canine searches: 2
  42. 42. Antigua, GuatemalaVolcanic eruptions witnessed: 3
  43. 43. AntarcticaWorst smell in the world: Penguin poo
  44. 44. Lago General, ChileNumber of work days: 82
  45. 45. San Juan, ArgentinaChairs Jessica broke: 5
  46. 46. San Francisco, USAMost common city name prefix: San
  47. 47. AntarcticaNumber of penguin colonies visited: 6
  48. 48. Rio Nadis, ChileHorse fly massacres: 4
  49. 49. San Augustine, ArgentinaCampsites with merry-go-rounds: 1
  50. 50. Antigua, GuatemalaNew vegetables discovered: 11
  51. 51. Rio Nadis, ChileNative Patagonian trout caught: 1
  52. 52. Juayua, El SalvadorPigs eaten: Unknown
  53. 53. San Diego, California, USAAmount spent on camera repairs: $252
  54. 54. Volcan Poas, Costa RicaNumber of Central American volcanoes climbed: Only 1
  55. 55. Lanquin, GuatemalaWorst road of the trip:Lanquin, Guatemala
  56. 56. Ruta 40, ArgentinaTotal miles driven: 33,320
  57. 57. Tikal, GuatemalaPre-Colombian ruins visited: 13
  58. 58. Cachi, ArgentinaCutest campground stray dog:Peppinito (pickles)
  59. 59. Gearheart, Oregon, USALaws broken to build a bonfire: 1
  60. 60. Bahia Concepcion, MexicoTents replaced: 1
  61. 61. Coyhaique, ChileCutest campground kitten: Squealers
  62. 62. Tilcara, ArgentinaBest cut of Argentinian beef: Asado
  63. 63. Coyhaique, ChileNumber of fish caught: 13
  64. 64. Parque Nacional de Quetzal, GuatemalaColorful lizards seen: Hundreds
  65. 65. Border Crossing into ArgentinaCars recued by Blue: 3
  66. 66. Corcovado, Costa RicaRaging shark and crocodile infested rivers waded: 2
  67. 67. Careterra Austral, ChileMiles of dirt road driven: 1,600+
  68. 68. Antigua, GuatemalaWeeks spent living with ourGuatemalan family:7
  69. 69. Montevideo, UruguayTypes of meat eaten in one sitting: 11
  70. 70. Every Central American Border CrossingBorders crossed: 27
  71. 71. Torres Del Paine, ChileMiles hiked: 120
  72. 72. Bariloche, ArgentinaNumber of Overlanders at theBadass Bariloche Bovine Bonanza:25
  73. 73. Tinajani Canyon, PeruCost of a Peruvian llama: $45
  74. 74. Juayua, El SalvadorHorseback tours taken: 2
  75. 75. Bariloche, ArgentinaPounds of meat roasted at one time: 69.3
  76. 76. Rio De Janeiro, BrazilJESUS CHRIST
  77. 77. Machu Picchu, PeruCost of 3 tickets to Machu Picchu: $157
  78. 78. Praia Grande, BrazilLast stop of the trip: Praia Grande
  79. 79. Baranca, PeruGuinea pigs eaten: 2
  80. 80. Chetumal, MexicoBest Caribbean campsite: Chetumal
  81. 81. Ruta 40, ArgentinaDays of rain: 115
  82. 82. Juayua, El SalvadorMystery meats eaten: 7
  83. 83. Yungay, PeruFire pits built: 1
  84. 84. Customs Office, BoliviaHighest elevation: 16,447 feet
  85. 85. Rio Grande, ArgentinaNastiest campground. Ever.
  86. 86. South West Circuit, BoliviaGallons of gas burned: 1,900
  87. 87. El Calafate, ArgentinaWhole animals roasted: 3
  88. 88. Canyon del Patos, PeruHand carved tunnels driven through: 40
  89. 89. Cafayate, ArgentinaNumber of flat tires repaired: 6
  90. 90. Uyuni, BoliviaNumber of times Blue got washed: 4
  91. 91. Florinopolis, BrazilBooks written: 3
  92. 92. Equator, EcuadorArticles written: 300+
  93. 93. Equator, EcuadorMiles driven to reach the equator: 16,000
  94. 94. Chan Chan, PeruMost disappointing ruins: Chan Chan
  95. 95. Uyuni, BoliviaMankiest town: Uyuni
  96. 96. Otovalo, EcuadorHighest elevation fished at: 12,000 feet
  97. 97. Otovalo, EcuadorFluffy hats NOT purchased: 6
  98. 98. Otovalo, EcuadorTotal days camped: 380
  99. 99. Lago Colorado, BoliviaColors of lakes in Bolivia: 4
  100. 100. ….Best camp food: Cinnamon rolls
  101. 101. Lima, PeruHours spent waiting in line for best pork ever: 2.5
  102. 102. Huanchaco, PeruKittens unsuccessfully rescued: All of them
  103. 103. Dali Desert, BoliviaHighest elevation campground: 15,000 feet
  104. 104. Cartago, Costa RicaBest michelada maker in Costa Rica: Gustavo Badilla
  105. 105. Las Tablas, PanamaBest costume parade: Corpus Christi
  106. 106. Uyuni Salt Flats, BoliviaLiters of rum consumed: ?????
  107. 107. Selva Madre, Costa RicaChances Nacho will make it over the Himalayas: 0%
  108. 108. Laguna de la Yeguada, PanamaReasons not to be in Panama in June: The rainy season
  109. 109. Isla del Sol, BoliviaMasks purchased: 23
  110. 110. Selva Madre, Costa RicaFish speared in a trout farm: 0
  111. 111. Colon, PanamaCost to ship our car around the Darien Gap: $2836.78
  112. 112. Caye Caulker, BelizeBest Belizean island food: Conch ceviche
  113. 113. San Juan del Sur, NicaraguaSpecies of monkeys seen: 6
  114. 114. Playa Carrillo, Costa RicaGigantic fish not caught: All of them
  115. 115. Belize Zoo, BelizeBest zoo visited: Belize Zoo
  116. 116. San Juan del Sur, NicaraguaBest sunset beach: Playa Majugual
  117. 117. Playa Carrillo, Costa RicaMost picturesque beach: Playa Carrillo
  118. 118. San Juan Del Sur, NicaraguaNumber of hours billed: 1,530
  119. 119. Playa Brasilito, Costa RicaPoisonous animals seen: 15
  120. 120. San Ignatio, BelizeTarantulas found living under our tent: 3
  121. 121. Isla Ometepe, NicaraguaVehicle ferries taken: 14
  122. 122. Playa Josecito, Costa RIcaNoisiest bird: Scarlet Macaw
  123. 123. Isla Ometepe, NicaraguaHighest recorded temperature: 103.5 F
  124. 124. Volcan Arenal, Costa RicaFarms camped in: 12
  125. 125. Junquillal Bay, Costa RicaMost obnoxious campground bird: Magpie Jay
  126. 126. Granada, NicaraguaCigars a Nicaraguan can roll each day: 850
  127. 127. Osa Peninsula, Costa RicaDeepest river crossing: 3.5 feet
  128. 128. Granada, NicaraguaPint of Guinness drunk: 3
  129. 129. Granada, NicaraguaFoofy coffee drinks drunk: 12
  130. 130. Bariloche, ArgentinaCost of 2 gallons of Argentinian wine: $16
  131. 131. Corcovado, Costa RicaBest jungle trek: Corcovado National Park
  132. 132. Leon, NicaraguaUNESCO World Heritage sites visited: 32
  133. 133. Honduras to Nicaragua Border crossingSketchiest border crossing: Honduras to Nicaragua
  134. 134. San Juan del Sur, NicaraguaTotal days on the road: 582
  135. 135. Volcan Arenal, Costa RicaNumber of river crossings: 45
  136. 136. Cuenca, EcuadorBest Latin American booze: Flor de Caña rum
  137. 137. Playa Carrillo, Costa RicaNinja crabs found under tents: 18
  138. 138. Corcovado, Costa RicaMiles hiked through pouring rain: 14
  139. 139. Isla Aguida, MexicoMost dangerous thing to fall out of trees: Coconuts
  140. 140. Isla Aguida, MexicoSecond most dangerous thing to fall out of trees: 2 foot iguanas
  141. 141. Puerto Jiminez, Costa RicaStoves stolen: 2
  142. 142. Oaxaca, MexicoBest place to learn Mexican cooking: Oaxaca
  143. 143. Atenas, Costa RicaNumber of people that fit in the 4Runner: 7
  144. 144. Playa Josecito, Costa RicaBest free campground: Playa Josecito
  145. 145. Villa de Leva, ColombiaNumber of colonial cities visited: Lost count
  146. 146. Chichen Itza, MexicoBiggest Mexican tourist trap:Chichen Itza
  147. 147. Cabo San Lucas, MexicoNumber of group photos taken: 9
  148. 148. San Gil, ColombiaNoisiest campground:Hotel Posada Campestre
  149. 149. Campeche, MexicoWorst hostelBest view
  150. 150. Palenque, MexicoScariest jungle sound: Howler monkeys
  151. 151. Cartagena, ColombiaNumber of copies to clear Colombian customs: 8,000,000In triplicate
  152. 152. Palenque, MexicoBest Mayan ruins in Mexico: Palenque
  153. 153. Santuario de las Lajas, ColombiaMost scenic church:Santuario de las Lajas
  154. 154. Santuario de las Lajas, ColombiaNumber of llamas tortured: 1
  155. 155. Pance, ColombiaFriendliest campground hosts: Colombia
  156. 156. Puebla, MexicoBest food ever: Tacos al Pastor
  157. 157. Manizales, ColombiaBest coffee: Hacienda Venecia
  158. 158. Puebla, MexicoBest street show:Los voladores
  159. 159. Santa Elena, ColombiaNumber of tent patches applied: 18 + two feet of duck tape
  160. 160. Baja California, MexicoStreet tacos consumed: 25
  161. 161. Santa Rosalia, MexicoNumber of seagull caught: 1
  162. 162. Santa Rosalia, MexicoBest fish for fish tacos:Sierra Mackerel
  163. 163. Caral, PeruStrangest desert animal seen: The ground dwelling owl
  164. 164. Death Road, BoliviaWorld’s most dangerous road: Ruta de muerte
  165. 165. Mancora, PeruTypes of raw seafood in Ceviche Mixto: 5
  166. 166. Sorata, BoliviaNew coil springs Old coil Springs
  167. 167. Uyuni Salt Flats, BoliviaHours spent taking photos in the salt flats: 3
  168. 168. Southwest Circuit, BoliviaMost scenic drive: Bolivia’s southwest circuit
  169. 169. EcuadorCheapest gas:$1.45/ gallon
  170. 170. Yungay, PeruBest star gazing: Llanganuco lodge
  171. 171. Sorata, BoliviaNumber of apple pies made without an oven: 3
  172. 172. Cotopaxi, EcuadorLatin American countries that sell Marshmallows: 7
  173. 173. Sarteneja, BelizeCountries visited: 17
  174. 174. Playa Josecito, Costa RicaBest thunderstorms: Costa Rica
  175. 175. Rio Nadis, ChileNumber of meters underwater this bridgewill be if Patagonian rivers are dammed:20
  176. 176. Cotopaxi, EcuadorHighest altitude hummingbird: 12,000 feet
  177. 177. Highway 101, Oregon, USATop three coastal drives: Highway 101, US West coastBR 101, Sao Paulo to RioNicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica
  178. 178. Iceberg Alley, AntarcticaAverage age of icebergs: 5,000
  179. 179. Mendoza, ArgentinaJared’s favorite food: Bacon
  180. 180. Lakes District, ChileConfirmed road kills: Birds: 13Snake: 1Cows: 0
  181. 181. Seite Ventanas, GuatemalaBest guided tour: Candelaria Caves
  182. 182. Iguazu Falls, ArgentinaMost impressive waterfall: In the world
  183. 183. Cabo San Lucas, MexicoMost common word in Mariachi song: Ayayayayayeeee
  184. 184. San Francisco, California, USAFirst night indoors: Marcell’s apartment
  185. 185. Atenas, Costa RicaFanciest place stayed: Rental house in Costa Rica
  186. 186. Minka, ColombiaBooks Jared read: 41
  187. 187. Antigua, GuatemalaCatholic processions witnessed: 9
  188. 188. Guatavita, ColombiaPots of gold found: We will never tell
  189. 189. Angangueo, MexicoHours spent trying to pronounce this town’s name: 12
  190. 190. Machu Picchu, PeruBest Guanaco impersonator: Jessica
  191. 191. Lago Perón, PeruNights spent above 12,000 feet: 18

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