In Loving Memory of Manuel Fernando Sanchez Gamboa (1990 - 2015), without you this website would not be possible.

Passport to the World

Fun Facts:

Days Traveling:
1,500

# of Pictures Taken:
39,838

# of Cities Visited:
371

# of Natural Parks Visited:
100

# of Countries Visited:
70

# of Flights:
29

# of Bus Trips:
345

# of Train Trips:
91

# of Boat Trips:
69

# of Times Hitchhiking:
5

Days with Car Rental:
24

Days with Motorcycle Rental:
3

Longest Time without showering:
13 days (Everest Base Camp Trek)

# of Times Getting Sick:
Gisela: 17
Sal: 18

# of Doctor Visits:
Gisela: 4
Sal: 5

Nights CouchSurfing:
366

Days WWOOFing:
124

Nights at Friends/Family:
291

Nights of Camping:
148

Nights in Hammock:
9

Nights Sleeping on a:
Airplane: 5
Airport: 3
Train: 37
Bus: 68
Boat: 24

# of Places we've Slept in:
556

# of Times Doing Laundry:
132

Longest Time Without Doing Laundry:
24 days

Additional Fun Facts

 

Welcome to our travelogue and journal!!  We decided to take the honeymoon of a lifetime, a round the world backpacking journey starting October 2012. Includes planning stage, route, photo gallery, and journal of our experience. Be sure to subscribe to follow us as we take on our adventure.

Latest Pictures

1 - Summit of Madera Volcano, Ometepe Island
1 - Summit of Madera Volcano, Ometepe Island

1 - Summit of Madera Volcano, Ometepe Island
2 - Little Corn Island
3 - Squirrel Monkey, Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio
4 - Quepos Sunset
5 - Classic Car, Havana
6 - Caleta Buena, Playa Giron

Be sure to visit our photo gallery to see the rest of our pictures.

Latest Stories

November 22, 2016 A lot happens while we are traveling. We hope you enjoy our additional fun facts: Lost/Damaged Items:Gisela: 2 underwear (found them); Broken sunglasses, 2 ripped tank tops, 2 hole...
November 22, 2016 Below are the places we saw and activities completed while visiting Nicaragua: Isla Ometepe - Petroglyphs: we were able to see many ancient art carvings made by indigenous groups ...
November 22, 2016 We visited Nicaragua for 33 days from May 7, 2016. We entered the country overland coming from Costa Rica through Peñas Blancas border crossing. We traveled a total of 23 hours by b...
November 22, 2016 While we were in Nicaragua, the more delightful memories we collected took place during our days in Ometepe Island, Big Corn Island, and Little Corn Island. These three places are n...
October 5, 2016 Below are the places we saw and activities completed while visiting Cuba: Havana - Monumento a Antonio Maceo: this bronze monument was in memory of the mulato general who crossed th...
October 5, 2016 We visited Cuba for 30 days from April 1, 2016 and traveled a total of 5 hours round trip by airplane to reach the island from San Jose, Costa Rica and 54 hours by bus on the island m...
October 5, 2016 During our time in Cuba, we had daily talks regarding Cuban routine life, their political system, history, and the people's welfare. We found ourselves debating on the pros and cons o...
October 5, 2016 Below are the places we saw and activities completed while visiting Costa Rica: Puerto Jimenez - Corcovado National Park: we were excited to visit this national park that National G...
October 5, 2016 We visited Costa Rica for a total of 20 days in 2016 in two separated periods, first from March 18th to the 31st and second from May 1st to 7th. The first time we entered the country ...
October 5, 2016 On May 5, 2016, we had a full rush of adrenaline while doing a canopy tour in Santa Elena, Costa Rica. The 3-hour tour included a rope bridge, rappel, traditional style zip-lines, sup...

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