02 MAR171Epic Dispatches | Brazil, Pantanal, Chapada, Jesus, Edgar HenkeIf you plan to travel the length of Brazil, you need to know that it is the longest country in the world from north to south. And Brazil is a bit broader than the continental U.S. Traveling overland seems endless. But here´s the good news.
The BolivariansEpic Dispatches | Venezuela, road trips, bus travel, Creation Care, JesusI would strongly discourage anyone from attempting a family road trip across Venezuela, given the country’s severe shortages of food, fuel, water and electricity, and the high incidence of robbery, carjacking, kidnap and murder.
MedellinEpic Dispatches | Medellin, Colombia, Bellavista Jail, Jesus, OzThe first time I stepped off the plane at Medellin’s International Airport, the sensation was something like what Dorothy must have felt when she stepped off the porch of her plain Kansas farmhouse into the Land of Oz.
The world’s crossroadEpic Dispatches | Panama Canal, wonder of the world, JesusSurely, if you have heard of Panama, you have heard of the Panama Canal, or maybe vice versa. Civil engineers consider it one of the seven wonders of the modern world.