Jessica McKeil And Brett Easton

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. 

Hometown: 
Squamish, Canada
When did you start your travels?: 
02/07/2016
Reason for taking this trip: 
Why not? We have limited responsibilities for people our age (no house, no kids, seasonal work (or funemployed!). We also will be looking to bring back a work vehicle that runs on diesel so we can make good use of our fully operational bio diesel processor in Canada. Finally, we are looking to up our adventure sport game, learn more about the world, meet new people and explore!
Why did you decide to drive?: 
We want to import a fancy diesel truck, not availible on North American markets
Are you also taking along pets?: 
No
Are you also taking along children?: 
No
What type of car are you driving?: 
4x4 Diesel Isuzu elf (hopefully)
Did you make any modifications to your car for this trip?: 
We will once found in Panama
How did you save up or finance your trip?: 
Brett Owns his own business, and Jessica has been saving on a monthly basis (plus bonuses put away) from her former job.
How long do you plan on traveling?: 
6 months
Where do you plan on driving? : 
Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Belize, Mexico, USA
What were your family’s and friends’ reactions when you told them about your trip before you left?: 
"WHAT?! Do you know how dangerous that is?" Also "I'm jealous"
What languages do you speak? Will you learn more on your trip?: 
English, french, spanish from 10 years ago (so limited at best)
Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Not yet, hopefully we learn something eventually.
elDestinesia