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   Nov 20

Second Drive down Oct 2010. Mexico

Well’, yes I did it again. My youngest son insisted on the adventure and my wife wanted to see the Central America. I could not let the rookies who do not speak a word of Spanish embark on their own. This time though, we had the benefit of three drivers: one drives, one navigates and [...]

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   Jun 27

Reached Destination — Panama

Last Border Crossing Panama does allow tramitors although the process is as simple and straightforward as in Costa Rica. All forms are in both languages, but you win with helper because you and him can stand in two lines at the same time, he knows the windows without asking and knows to catch the officials [...]

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