Six continents. Thirty countries. Two laptops. Come along on a trip around the world.
Over the next eight months, the Boston-based Longjaunt team will be traveling the world, and they're packing you in their bags for the ride. We invite you to share your photos along the way and tell your story.
January: Central America
Though Central America may look small on a map in comparison to the two mammoth continents it links up, make no mistake, the region is packed with things to do.
Blog At long last we made it
It covers about a third of the country, and boasts more than 6,000 varieties of plants...and lots of mosquitoes.
Blog Riding the waves in Jaco
Escape your desk and grab a board with the Long Jaunt team.
Blog San Jose 2, Long Jaunt 0
After a disappointing day in Central America, Long Jaunt drowns their sorrows in some local beer.
It is around 9:45, and I am perched on the edge of a bus seat, two fellow passengers to my left and three to my right. Thushan and I are on a chicken bus...
Blog Down but not out, in San José
Long Jaunt's arrival in San Jose was a bit rocky with lost possessions and a rough day. Take a walk through the quiet downtown area.
Blog Saying goodbye to Isla Ometepe
Hop in a boat and take a queasy ride back to the mainland to prepare for the Costa Rican border.
Blog Hiking up Volcan Maderas
Long Jaunt ascends Isla de Omitepes oldest volcano, Maderas. Watch as they slog through mud, rain forests, and rocky scrambles.
Blog Isla de Ometepe
Imagine an island in the middle of a lake formed by two volcanoes. Sounds like something straight out of a story book doesnt it? See the idyllic Isla de Ometepe.
Blog El Salvador to Nicaragua by bus
Long Jaunt has caught a ride from San Salvador, El Salvador, to Nicaragua and is sick of bus traveling. But the sight at the end of it is worth it. Grab a seat on the journey.
Blog Leaving Guatemala for El Salvador
Long Jaunt hops on another long distance bus to begin their bolt from Guatemala to El Salvador.
Blog What a sight: Lago Atitlan
Long Jaunt hopped on a chicken bus to Central Americas deepest lake. Lago Atitlan is picture perfect with its conical volcanoes.
Blog Take a chill pill in Quetzaltenango
Long Jaunt decided to take it easy on their final day in Quetzaltenango. Enjoy their lazy Sunday.
Blog Catch Guatemala's favorite sport
If Sundays are for football in the United States, then in Guatemala, Saturday is for futbol. Let's kick the ball around.
Blog Visiting a coffee farm
After a bumpy start, Long Jaunt arrived at a coffee farm in the highlands of northern Guatemala to get the low down on what makes the familiar brown bean.
Blog Taking a dip at Fuentes Georginas
Guatemala is ripe with volcanic activity, leading to some impressive live volcanoes and mineral baths in Fuentes Georginas. Jump in and relax.
Blog Twenty hours later: The view from Guatemala
After an endless string of buses, minibuses, and cars, Long Jaunt arrives in Guatemala. Cross the border and explore the new city of Quetzaltenango.
Your Latin American photos
From The Boston Globe
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