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Photos: South Mexico

MEXICO | Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery

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MEXICO | Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | Views [601]

Somewhere after San Rafael (Mexico, of course..)and still on the way to Oaxaca. We needed to stop for the night - crossing a river, it looked inviting to stay at it's banks, but here in Mexico we learned it wise to check with whoever is near and if there ... Read more >

The night at the caves.

MEXICO | Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | Views [533]

The night at the caves of Cacahuamilpa   The night woke us up with thunder and lightning - the  tent lit up like a christmas tree. I have to say, I was scared - especially when the thunder roared across the sky and all around. I ... Read more >

Lots of climbing...

MEXICO | Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | Views [609]

LOTS of climbing - up to 10.000 feet .....and cold enough to make me mad. BUT beautiful none the less. We camped in the woods near the summit, because we couldn't go on climbing any longer....somewhere between Chiltipec and Caotepec. And it rained too!!! ... Read more >

Jean - Claude

MEXICO | Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | Views [771] | Comments [2]

Jean- Claude Masson Still in Valle de Bravo, we spend the night  in a hotel named "Beethoven" Not only drawn by the name, but also by the advertisement for a room for 180 pesos. That must have been only  one room he had for that price, ... Read more >

If you share a cookie....

MEXICO | Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | Views [616]

....with a German in Mexico .... he most likely will ask you to join him for dinner in a swiss restaurant. Our road took us to Valle de Bravo. South of Mexico City a place where the weary, rich Mexicans from Mexico City take rest or a vacation ... Read more >

A bit from Morelia

MEXICO | Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | Views [796]

Morelia. It's been a while since I wrote and Morelia seems far away now ....I am writing this in a little camping area in Cacahuamilpa, but more about that later.... Moreala - high expectations. We were so pampered and it all spilled over to the ... Read more >

Tangamandapio 14th of September

MEXICO | Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | Views [2019]

Tangamandapio Seems like with the most complicated name, comes the most amazing invitation. We have left Guadalajara a few days ago....went to Chapala, stayed in Ajijic and started yesterday around the lake towards Morelia. So beautiful - the ... Read more >

Good times Chacala

MEXICO | Saturday, 8 Sep 2012 | Views [1524]

Good times in Chacala on Sunday and Monday Marina and Ernesto showed us their favorite place where they spend most of the winter every year. But getting out of P.Vallarta and heading north to Chacala we took the local bus, finding songs to sing in ... Read more >

Back home in G. and on to the next field trip

MEXICO | Saturday, 8 Sep 2012 | Views [4026]

Back in G on Tuesday the 28th - of course it felt like coming home! How serious were we to leave on our trip south? We had plenty to do for a few days and planned to leave by the weekend when our friendly couple Marina and Ernesto showed up Wednesday ... Read more >

Surly fast girl.

MEXICO | Saturday, 8 Sep 2012 | Views [891]

Surly fast girl A "field" trip north of Guadalajara to a little chili village with a hot spring called Temacapulin. Bernardo from CC, James and I rode our bikes on the cuota (the toll highway where cyclists are not allowed - after all we ... Read more >

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the road/Chapala is calling

MEXICO | Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | Views [645]

It is important to get off the bike, get a brake from the road, connect with the same humans for more than a couple of hours, leave all your stuff in one place and not having to pack all the gear, clean your bike...clean yourself, mend and fix, eat ... Read more >

Baja - last past entry - Mulege

MEXICO | Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | Views [1128]

 Mulege on the 26th, sweet town, good place to sleep - we made it in the first part of the day by 42degrees C. A place to stay for a couple of nights -showering in the veggie garden between cucumbers and chilies and a place to recover again. Next:... Read more >

Tags: sunrise in mulege

Past entries - Baja - Santa Rosalia

MEXICO | Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | Views [1132]

So excited to see the Sea of Cortez and here we are on Monday the 25th of June. On our way to the east coast of Baja we "ran into" Erik  - the crazy dutch guy people have "warned" (not any crazier than some other people we know..... Read more >

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Past entries - Baja, San Ignacio

MEXICO | Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | Views [853]

Friday, June 22nd Ready to leave this fog town. A days rest was good, but this place has nothing more to offer and the gray/cold is getting to me. Huevos verde - good breakfast and off we go back into the desert - flat as "piss on a plate"  ... Read more >

Past entries - fog desert - Baja

MEXICO | Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | Views [1199]

On Wednesday the 20th we anticipated heat again, but the day started cool and with heavy fog - I really wasn't too happy, having to dig out my wind breaker and rain gear...the ups and downs of life and  traveling life is no exception. Not only the ... Read more >

Baja - past entries -

MEXICO | Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | Views [562]

So, it was Tuesday the 19th with a good start and the desert kept continuing to show us it's beauty and variety with it's reassuring ranchitas  every so often, so, we can fill up our water bottles and catch a smile or even a laugh.  At 9am  we stopped ... Read more >

Through the desert - back entries from Baja - Catavina

MEXICO | Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | Views [1187]

Saturday 23rd of June In San Igancio a real Oasis. We rode from Guerro Negro about 90 miles through the desert again, but temperatures were bearable and it was the flattest 90 miles I ever rode. We were told about this oasis and man/woman, is it ... Read more >

Past entries from Baja

MEXICO | Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | Views [734]

It must be the 17th of June- Sunday on our way to El Rosario, we stopped at a remote beach/dune to camp before leaving the Pacific and the roads leads us inland. Leaving our camp area yesterday, we encountered headwinds and trucks, headwinds and trucks, ... Read more >

Still in Guadalajara

MEXICO | Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | Views [709]

This town and especially Casa Ciclista and all it´s people are so healing, warm and kind it is simply hard to leave. One of them has referred to the "Hotel California" as in: You can check out any time, but you can never leave. Through the ... Read more >


MEXICO | Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | Views [730]

What a town, what a place to be! There is something to be said about when you are in a place where you can say: I wouldn't want to be anywhere else right now! Right now, this is the right place for me and I am here - Like: "this is the shape ... Read more >

Nothing ever happpens in Tepechitlan

MEXICO | Saturday, 4 Aug 2012 | Views [2220] | Comments [2]

Arrived Tepechitlan on Monday the 30th - wasn't a long day on the bike, but the country site around us so stunningly beautiful, that we kept stopping along the way quite often..... My faith in Mexico had been restored, partly because (and that is ... Read more >

Baja - back in time ...the beginning

MEXICO | Saturday, 4 Aug 2012 | Views [792]

Past entries for Baja In Baja - left Ensenada today the 14th of June.....coming out of the fog of worrying and into the full realization of this life time experience of this trip. IT IS!!! It's happeningrightnow: Exactly what I wanted to do in my life.... Read more >

going back in time - transferring past journal entries from the beginning of this trip:

MEXICO | Saturday, 4 Aug 2012 | Views [589]

past entries: Tuesday May 8th Lots of fog and wispy winds- mostly tail winds though. Pretty uneventful day, but rode 81 miles and into Big Sur. We were contemplating to dip in Esalen between the hours of 1 and  3am . Inspired by a young man his ... Read more >


MEXICO | Saturday, 4 Aug 2012 | Views [658]

Zacatecas from Wednesday to Sunday the 29th of July Four days is not even enough in this town which seems to favor pedestrians. There are so many little walkways, alleys and stairs...countless and arranged like in a maze. Not just one, but countless ... Read more >

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