Mexico


Our fourth border

After staying more than 2 weeks at San Cristobal, we quickly take back our ways on bicycle. We move towards Guatemala border but of course not in a straight line. As usual, we make some turnings. There are 2 places we supposedly have to see in the surroundings of Comitan. First of all, the El Chiflon waterfalls where we camp …

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6 months in Mexico

Leaving Oaxaca, our next goal is Mitla, a city very close. We want to stop there for 2 reasons: the archeological site of Mitla and the natural Park Hierbe del Agua. The first day, we go with the public transportation (in camioneta) 9 miles ahead at the entrance of the Park. We are happy not to use our bikes because …

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Passing by Oaxaca

When entering in Mexico, we received from the authorities a tourist visa for 6 months. The time goes on… we still have 5 weeks before leaving Mexico…or try to cross the border to have a new visa. The country is so big that we are just over the middle and so many things to see and many people to meet. …

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Nevado de Toluca

The further we go South more cities and villages there are. So, it’s tougher to find places to camp and remaining incognito. That’s the end of wildlife… In Canada, USA and Baja California, we just had to stop when we were tired and pitch the tent close to the road. Here the only places without houses are some field most …

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The Mexican generosity … part 2

After 5 hours on the road, we arrive in Guanajuato. We stopped in the big city of Aquascalientes to eat some good Mexican food. We have renting an apartment by AirBnB web site. We plan to stay here 2 weeks and we hope that Karl’s back will be OK. We meet James, the owner; he is American and lives here …

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The Mexican generosity

We are in La Paz in the Arce family. They give us a room and we can use their house as we are home. The next day, we are going to the marina to place a notice because we want to find a sailboat to cross the Cortez sea to reach the continent. We stay 12 days in La Paz, …

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Like Robinson Crusoe

We leave Guerero Negro to go east. We will travel across the peninsula but this time, no mountains to climb. The road is flat to San Ignacio. We pass over a military checkpoint again. It is the 6th since we are in Mexico. When we arrive at the checkpoint the soldiers get together on our side of the road to …

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New adventures

We would cross the border early in the morning with our new co-riders, Guillaume, Isabelle and their 3 kids: Beatrice, Norah and Laurent (10 feet on hearth). We cross the border by pedestrian walk. Usually we go through the revolving door but there is a door just beside (many bike riders go by this door), the bikes would cross easily. …

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