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What type of car are you driving?: 
Toyota Corolla 1990
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

A roadtrip from the US to Panama. On the 14th of April I´m crossing the border US/Mexico on my way south. I will spend around a month in Mexico and the rest in Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. I´ll drive my own beautiful Toyota Corolla 1990 and mostly camp or sleep in hostels. I like to find remotely places without tons of tourists and get to feel the vibe of the coutries I visit through the locals. Plan for the trip - trekking, climbing, meeting locals, camping, being free!

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.
What type of car are you driving?: 
pimped out soccer mom, cheerio infested stick figured 2004 Honda Odyssey, code name Golden Eye
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

A five month trip from Canada to CA got shortened to two and a bit months instead due to the famous *health issues*.  Got the green light from the doc and pimped my ride within 2 weeks and hit the road. One month Mexico and 5-6 weeks Guatemala then back to Ontario for the end of April.  This is a basic test drive of the big one coming up in the foreseeable future.

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
You will meet fellow overlanders, the hard core to the light core. Bottom line they are just like you. Dress like you, look like you.
What type of car are you driving?: 
1992 Toyota pickup 4x4, "Woody"
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

This road trip is our chance to get away from planning and organizing. We do so much of this in our businesses that we just wanted the road to take us away. It took a lot of planning to leave, but ever since we've taken it one day at a time. We each had a couple things we hoped to find and they got scratched off the list in no time, now our journey is more than we could of imagined. 

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
We have repeatedly thanked Woody, toyotas are very common in Latin America and we blend in like locals. Make sure you get all the required paper work at every boarder and that all the info is correct, VIN number! Passports numbers ... Wether they do it intentionally or not they copy the information incorrectly and give you many problems down the road. We discovered the app "maps.me" in El Salvador, it was a nice relief after only using maps and no GPS or data (especially in cities!!!!!).
What type of car are you driving?: 
A 2001 Nissan Pathfinder 3.3 V6
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

We are Ivan and Janka, wedding photographers driving around South America, documenting local traditions and weddings for free. After many years of having the dream, we finally arrived to SA in October 2015 and continue in our adventures in our Pablo Antonio - Nissan Pathfinder with a rooftop tent, bought in Chile. Follow us to share our adventures :)

We are Wedding Travellers.

FB: facebook.com/weddingtravellers

Instagram: instagram.com/weddingtravellers

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Learn Spanish before leaving. It's a cliche, but it will help you so much you cant even imagine it :)
What type of car are you driving?: 
Chevy Camper Van G20
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

We left Vancouver (Canada) on January 2016, through USA west coast, Mexico, and all the countries in Central America to our destination in Panama on June 2016 in our '83 Chevy Camper Van G20.

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
DO IT! We just started, but already loving it.
What type of car are you driving?: 
Honda Element 2005
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

Drive from LA to Patagonia

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Do IT
What type of car are you driving?: 
4x4 Diesel Isuzu elf (hopefully)
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

First, a flight to Columbia from Canada In Feb 2016. We will backpack around Columbia & Ecuador looking for adventure sports and catching up with friends who live there. Eventually (End of March) we will make our way to Panama and purchase a truck, plus out fit it to accomodate an extensive road trip. We will  then venture north, driving through each central american country, Mexico, USA to our homeland - hopefully ending up with a successfully imported diesel truck back in Canada. 

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Not yet, hopefully we learn something eventually.
What type of car are you driving?: 
1990 Brazilian VW Kombi
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

Moved from Brooklyn down to SA and we're living out of our brazilian 1990 VW kombi.

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Just do it. Also, kombis are great and the community is awesome down here.
What type of car are you driving?: 
Toyota Tundra 2001
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

We flew from Berlin, Germany to Los Angeles and bought a car and a camper. We are driving down Baja and taking the ferry to go to the main land. We are planing to go all the way down south. If you want to have a closer look were we are check out www.vagabonding.co

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Overcome your fears
What type of car are you driving?: 
Fully self contained 19ft / 2WD / Ford E350 Motorhome. Year of make 2010
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

Fron California to Patagonia in 7 Months in the relative luxary of a 19 ft Motorhome . We are a couple worked in corporate environment for last 20 years, decided to take a brake from the rat race.

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Do it and please keep up the good information flowing to other fellow traveller. We know without it we would have not committed to our trip.