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This section of perpetualexplorer.com includes travel video and articles about tourist destinations in Central America.



Searching for the Love Motel, Mexico

Searching for the Love Motel, Mexico

thefisher March 24, 2014

Searching for the Love Motel, Mexico   by Maraya Loza Koxahn. Courtesy of Yourlifeisatrip.com. I had been driving around in the dark for over an hour, lost in a town east of Mexico City,

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The Amazing Nautilus House, Naucalpan, Mexico

The Amazing Nautilus House, Naucalpan, Mexico

Stephanie Spavento March 2, 2014

Magali and Fernando Mayorga and their two sons have one of the most beautiful and unusual homes in the entire world – the amazing Nautilus House of Naucalpan, Mexico. Just outside of Mexico City,

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The Mummies of Guanajuato, Mexico

The Mummies of Guanajuato, Mexico

Stephanie Spavento February 24, 2014

Some of the locals in the town of Guanajuato, Mexico believe that becoming mummified after you die is a punishment from god for sins committed during life. It takes just one look at the

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The Giant Crystals of Naica, Mexico

The Giant Crystals of Naica, Mexico

Stephanie Spavento February 8, 2014

1,000 feet under the town of Naica, Mexico lays a cave filled with some of the largest crystal formations in the world. Originally discovered in 2001 by two miners looking for lead, the “Cueva

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From Belgium to El Salvador: An Immigrant´s Story

From Belgium to El Salvador: An Immigrant´s Story

Emma Corcoran December 26, 2013

Ten years ago, Belgian traveler Gilles Ortmans was backpacking through Central America. In the small colonial town of Suchitoto, El Salvador´s cultural capital, Gilles met his future wife. After spending several years together in

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From Dawn to Dusk: A Photographic Essay of El Tunco, El Salvador

From Dawn to Dusk: A Photographic Essay of El Tunco, El Salvador

Emma Corcoran December 3, 2013

Located just thirty-minutes drive from the airport in El Salvador, the village of El Tunco offers swaying palm-trees, some of Central America’s best waves, and a laid-back welcome from its friendly residents.  During the

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An Immigrant Story: Continent Hopping – A Couple’s Life Abroad

An Immigrant Story: Continent Hopping – A Couple’s Life Abroad

Luis Antonio Miguel November 16, 2013

Some people truly earn the title “world citizen.” I had the opportunity to meet with such a pair of individuals, Arnaud and Angela Verhoeven with quite an interesting immigrant story. Born in Belgium and

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When Was The Last Time?

When Was The Last Time?

sasinger November 7, 2013

Check out this travel story from our partner site, Yourlifeisatrip.com! We look forward to sharing a taste from their fabulous writers each month. by Andrea Campbell Vallecitos Mountain Ranch, New Mexico When was the last

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Looking to the Past: Day of the Dead in Latin America

Looking to the Past: Day of the Dead in Latin America

Luis Antonio Miguel October 27, 2013

One of the characteristic traits of Latin American culture is the general attitude toward death and the deceased. Spanish-speaking people hold deep reverence for their progenitors. This profound respect for dead loved ones and

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Multicultural Minute: The Witches of Catemaco, Mexico

Multicultural Minute: The Witches of Catemaco, Mexico

Stephanie Spavento October 15, 2013

Catemaco is Mexico’s “Capital of Witchcraft,” and host to an annual gathering of shamans, witches, and healers from all over Mexico and Central America. Witchcraft has been a tradition for centuries in this area,

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