Reason for taking this trip:
A gap year between university and work, It´s a great opportunity to look into myself and realize what I want to do after the trip is over.
Why did you decide to drive?:
It gives me the freedom and flexibility to visit any place and get off the beaten path!
What type of car are you driving?:
Did you make any modifications to your car for this trip?:
Just regular maintainence
How did you save up or finance your trip?:
Savings from my university years
How long do you plan on traveling?:
Where do you plan on driving? :
Panama, maybe continue backpacking to South America
What were your family’s and friends’ reactions when you told them about your trip before you left?:
Friends, excited and supporting (a bit jelouls I guess). Family - worried and partly disagreeing but eventually very supportive.
What languages do you speak? Will you learn more on your trip?:
Bulgarian, German, English and Russian (a bit). Learning Spanish on my trip
Do you have a favorite place that you've visited?:
New Zealand but was severeal years ago. On this trip - Yosemite.
What was the weirdest thing you experienced on your trip?:
Camping in the Utah desert. Not really weird but truly amazing
What was the worst border crossing?:
Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?:
If you look for it, you´ll find many reasons not to do the trip... but JUST DO IT. And you won´t regret a second.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 10:33