Using the lessons of this book, you will be able to drive to through Mexico, Central America & Costa Rica.
What this book will teach you . . .
The Grino's Guide is an Online Travel Guide and Book combining 35 years of experience offering the reader expert recommendations from real life (yes, we've done it several times) information on driving your vehicle through Mexico and Central America.
Five Important Tips For Gringo Travel
What is the best route to take through Mexico?
There are several routes and you need to know which is the best route for the kind of trip you want.
This is always changing, but there are a few classic routes worth taking and a few more adventurous ones worth avoiding.
Can I keep driving into South America?
The got to get around the Panama canal, but that's not the real issue. The is something called the Darrian Gap which prevents all travel by car to South America.
If you desire to continue your journey past Costa Rica and dip into South America you’ll need to ship your car around an area called the Darien Gap. The cost for shipping a car around the Gap is at least $1,000.00 dollars.
Traveling with a friend—dog, human or other.
Advice about who to travel with and why. The ins-and-outs of traveling with the right person or all alone.
This decision could make or break your trip and might even cuase you an early return.
Cops, military and drug dealers—is it safe?
I’d say it’s safe as long as you stay clear of the drug territories and also stay away from drugs yourself.
You’ll likely get harassed time and agin by local cops in small towns but they are usually just looking for a small ‘donation.’
We talk about his in detail in the guide and give you tons a secrete tips and resources to get on getting on.
Sometimes the military will stop you, but if you got your paperwork in order and aren’t carrying a legal Zebra in the truck or anything like that then you are golden and it’s usually a uneventful experience.
Tips & tricks for having a great trip.
We have compiled all the tips and trips from hundreds of readers to bring you a valuable FAQ with the most asked questions answered.
See a selection here.