21 APR2616Epic Dispatches | Honduras, Heart to Honduras, community development, Charlie SmithAlthough Honduras is the second largest country in Central America, we spent the least amount of time crossing its territory. Our aged Camry made it from border to border in a mere two and a half hours. This was on purpose.
The land of the SaviorEpic Dispatches | El Salvador Central America Mara Salvatrucha JesusWelcome to El Salvador. In English, “The Savior,” a country literally named for Jesus. Any nation that carries such a title would be hard-pressed to live up to its name, nevertheless this one dreams of doing something great.
VolcanoesEpic Dispatches | Guatemala volcanoes Jesus MayanWe were never out of sight of a perfect, conical peak on the horizon. Just as one picture-perfect volcano passed out of view behind us, another magnificent specimen appeared in the windshield.
ChiapasEpic Dispatches | Chiapas Mexico persecution Maya Traditionalist CatholicismOnce you head south from Mexico City. the weather grows warmer and the vegetation more lush. When you reach Chiapas, you realize you are most certainly in the tropics.