Monthly Archives: September 2011

Honduras – Copan Ruins

Guatemala –Enduring thoughts Guatemala was a place I wanted to visit, not for any special reason, but perhaps because it was my first “new” country on the trip so far.  With no preconceived ideas, other than that I expected it … Continue reading

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Guatemala – All change……

Mexico enduring memories Although I do not count Mexico as a “New” country since I have visited Ciudad Juarez in Mexico, just across the border from El Paso, Texas in the past, I thought I would capture just a few … Continue reading

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Southern Mexico – Heat and Culture

Catamaco to Palenque – 290 Miles: washed out bridges and suicidal dogs It would have been good to have explored more of Catamaco last night, but a combination of having a good internet signal and not having captured my diary … Continue reading

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Central Mexico – Into the tropics

Zacatecas – San Miguel –240 miles – A new experience awaits Having spent a delightful 2 days in a 5 star hotel in the centre of the old downtown area, almost anything was going to be an anti-climax. Exiting the … Continue reading

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Northern Mexico – a real revelation

Tucson, Arizona – Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico – 270 miles: Arriba Arriba!!! Today begins the cultural experience!  Up at 4:30, breakfast at 5 and wheels rolling at 6 we departed Tucson heading east on Interstate 120 for 50 miles or so … Continue reading

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Arizona

Mexican Hat to Grand Canyon – North Rim: 220 Miles –Start – stop – start again! Mexican Hat is just a few miles from Monument Valley, the setting for many cowboy movies of yesteryear. The scenery is reminiscent of the 2007 … Continue reading

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Utah and Colorado

 Vernal to Moab – 215 miles: Multi-Sensory Overload It was not going to be a long riding day.  Notwithstanding I set off with Peter and Rhonda about 30 minutes before the official start time in early morning sunshine.  Peter likes … Continue reading

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