Transportation in Central America

Traveling around Central America one encounters many different forms of transportation.

The famous “chicken bus”, also known as a tricked out school bus. Yes you will encounter a chicken on board.

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Typical bus in El Salvador. Notice the black smoke coming out of the exhaust.

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Observed this car wheel in Guatemala. 3 lugs nuts and a prayer.

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Moving a vehicle across a body of water in Monterrico, Guatemala.

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Caught this taxi entering El Salvador. I believe he overcharged me.

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Boats are a good way to get across Lago de Atitlan, Guatemala.

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Bus in Honduras turned into a long ride. The brakes kept locking up and we had to stop about every 10 miles and bleed them.

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Cruising up a river in Panama I spotted this child in a dug-out canoe.

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Costa Rica has very nice bus transportation for the budget traveler.

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Neat little vehicles to whiz you around in San Pedro, Guatemala.

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And not to forget about the VW taxi’s in Mexico.

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The way to cruise in Style in Mexico!

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Still running and looking good.

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My favorite way to get around. I threw these boots away in Mexico after 8 months of service. The stink was just unbearable.

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