Journeys way off the beaten path, and the power of everyday people.

Ok, you asked for it!

Still can't believe I flushed a toilet and toads scrambled up the bowl. And four more did when I used the OTHER toilet, next door. When I tell this incredible tale to my Aussie folk here, they give me the "you're talking about buying frozen…

Managua from on high

Managua has a lagoon and you can zip line on it. Or over it. The footage is video, but this is Frankling, me, and Lydia, who was fresh in for a visit just 10 hours into her adventure here. I look somehow depressed but they look great so here it i…

daylight

We stayed out in the street until daybreak. At about 2 I wedged myself into Yaci's car and then finally laid on a mattress just inside the garage gate. I was in the house but technically only half! I let my legs dangle out so one step I was up and…