Jason Wells

We are driving with the whole family (Mom, Dad, 17 yr old, 16 yr old, 10 yr old, 10 yr old.  Driving from Salt Lake City Utah to Panama and back in 40 days.

Salt Lake City, Utah
When did you start your travels?: 
Reason for taking this trip: 
I've always wanted to drive the Pan American Highway. We are also looking for a place to buy a home.
Why did you decide to drive?: 
Freedom, flexibility and adventure.
Are you also taking along pets?: 
Are you also taking along children?: 
What type of car are you driving?: 
Toyota Sienna Mini Van
Did you make any modifications to your car for this trip?: 
How did you save up or finance your trip?: 
We plan to keep working part time during the trip.
How long do you plan on traveling?: 
40 days
Where do you plan on driving? : 
Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama
What were your family’s and friends’ reactions when you told them about your trip before you left?: 
Crazy, Dangerous, Sounds Cool That only something people dream about
What languages do you speak? Will you learn more on your trip?: 
Do you have a favorite place that you've visited?: 
to be determined
What was the weirdest thing you experienced on your trip?: 
to be experienced
What was the worst border crossing?: 
yes to see
Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Will tell you when we are done.