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Diez dolares o no pasada…

After leaving Xilitlan I planned to head as far as I could towards Puebla while still taking the slow route through the mountain. The ride was pretty spectacular but just as the sun was going down and I was starting … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Huasteca …for now

After a rough afternoon yesterday when my Spanish failed me at every corner and my indecisiveness had me changing plans throughout the day casuing me to circle back about 250 miles, only to end up staying in Aquismon (8 km … Continue reading

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Salida de Sotano de los Golondrinas…

‘k, so I got up at 5:00am and headed down to the cave to watch the  birds exit.  Was it worth it you ask? Hell Yeah! It’s a crazy site that’s hard to describe, and with the speed, size, and … Continue reading

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Entrada de Sotano de los Golondrinas…

Now it was time to head to the Sotano de los Golondrinas. The place is a sink hole/cave/hole in the ground 376 meters deep until the first step and another 200+ meters below that but requires more technical spelunking/repelling/caving to … Continue reading

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Day two in Huasteca

Being a bit nervous my first day camping alone in Mexico I woke up to sounds of howling monkeys (read angry ducks and other loud birds), other strange, loud, and angry animals (cows and horses), and some humans too, until … Continue reading

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Can we make it to Colima for some needed bike maintenance?

I was blaming the front end wobble I was getting in the turns on riding with a broken spoke in the front wheel, bald tires and a couple of missing wheel balancing weights. (Seemed to make sense at the time) … Continue reading

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Puebla, Puebla

In Puebla, we met up with Hiram, a great guy I had chatted with on couchsurfing.org, and he took us to his family restaurant and gave us all kinds of incite on the local foods. We’re on a bit of … Continue reading

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Package arrived at last!!!

After spending the holidays in Mexico, DF with Garry and Yvonne (a huge thanks to you guys), we still hadn’t received our re-supply package from Tom that arrived in Guadalajara on Dec. 17th. Long story short, it got stuck in … Continue reading

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Game on

“Rule #32 – Enjoy the little things…”     – Columbus (Zombie land) While walking down the street in Tequila we got to witness some kids having tons of fun with empty beer cans. They were throwing them and/or lining them up … Continue reading

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Ciudad Tequila

The town of Tequila is cute and friendly but definitely a tourist town. As soon as we got into town guides were asking us if we wanted to take a factory tequila tour, or a tour of the town, or … Continue reading

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