September 29, 2012
It’s 7:00 p.m. and Christof and I have been huddled in our tent for the past hour unable to leave due to a violent tropical storm. Seeing it brewing and riding like crazy to get here – we just managed to set up before it broke, although waiting for the storm to pass before setting up our tent which is now pushed up by bubbles of water, around our sleeping mats floating like life rafts – would have been smarter. [Read more…]
September 28, 2012
Another stunning, blue-skied day. Despite our wish to get on the road early, the days are growing shorter and we often don’t even wake up until after 7:00, we didn’t get going until 9:00 but were at the Gulf of Mexico a mere half an hour later.
September 27, 2012
Marina and Justin made us a breakfast of homemade granola with almond milk and freshly roasted coffee from the drum on their porch, before we got onto the road headed towards the . [Read more…]
September 26, 2012
Maria got up early to make us a hearty breakfast of coffee, eggs, home fries and cornbread. It was the first day neither of us wanted either a snack or lunch. [Read more…]
September 25, 2012
Being sprayed last night had an effect on how we felt on waking. Christof had a headache and his allergies reappeared. For the first time since we have been sleeping outside, I felt arthritic, my joints ached and I felt stiff although it hadn’t been a cold night.