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Buenos Vientos, Ballena Blanca

Ballena Blanca is gone. Off to new adventures with a new owner. On May 10 we signed the papers, deposited a check with my phone, and gave Ballena Blanca’s keys to her new companion. Ballena was our only permanent home…

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Nomad Life & Expenses January & February 2024

The start of a month of house sits We rang in the New Year in Mexico City, mostly recovered but still feeling the effects of whatever bug we had caught. Three days later on  January 3, we flew back to…

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La Ruta del Mezcal

February 22 – July 4, 2023. Five years ago when we were traveling around Mexico we discovered Mezcal. Since then we have been on a quest to learn more about this distilled liquor. When we found ourselves stuck in Oaxaca…

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Nomad Life Nov & Dec 2023 & CDMX Expenses

November started out special. Greg’s mom, Dossie, had mentioned visiting Brevard College where she and Perry first met. So on the first of November, we all hopped into the car, including Dossie’s miniature longhaired dachshund, Penny, and drove a few…

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Oaxaca Excursions

One of the fun things about the area of Oaxaca we were stuck in for 4 months was the variety of small towns that were excursion-worthy. Many of these towns specialized in a craft or event or a special natural…

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Nomad Life Aug, Sept, & Oct 2023

On August 14 of last year, Greg’s father, Perry, had a stroke. We were in Cabbagetown (Atlanta) at the time house sitting for friends. After Greg got the call, we made a quick trip to the grocery store, and then…

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Nomad Life & Expenses July 2023

In July we finally landed at our first house sit of the summer in Cabbagetown. After a month of driving and visiting friends and family in June and visiting more friends and family during the first week of July, we…

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Archaeological Oaxaca

January 26 – April 18, 2023 This post is all about the ruins we saw in Oaxaca. I know, if you have seen one crumbling building you’ve seen them all. Still, for me, like everything else, there are subtle differences,…

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Nomad Life & Expenses June 2023

We had just crested an incline when the whirl of Ballena Blanca’s engine suddenly went quiet and stopped. We were on the Horace Wilkinson Bridge crossing over the Mississippi River into Baton Rouge, Louisiana. With the forward momentum we had…

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Oaxaca de Juárez

January 27 – May 23, 2023. On our last morning in Puebla, we woke up early at our urban camping spot on the street in front of the tourist police building.  As we pulled away and drove through the downtown…

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