Week 40.While our road in the USA took us into the wilderness, where we were happy if we stumbled on a small village to get some groceries and a real bed, while we enjoyed the wild nature and camping, we take a very different route in Mexico. Here there is less wilderness, most of the…Read more 11th till 17th of March. Tonatico to Puebla.
Week 39. Memories. Memories are created every minute by sounds, feelings, impressions, people and temperature, but for me a very important factor is smells. Any of these, if encountered in an other setting, can trigger to recall memories. Mexico will always be embedded in our senses. Only the smells! The sweet smell of a semi-tropical…Read more 4th of March till 10th of March. From Cuitzeo del Povenir to Tonatico.
Week 38. Tequila Sunrise. Biking early Sunday morning through a deserted Tequila, now a very quiet town but the church already full at 7:00 in the morning, we try to find breakfast. Only place is the market where they serve a perfect omelette, without goat head. Not everybody has the luxury of having a pension.…Read more 25th of February till 3rd of March. Tequila to Cuitzeo del Povenir.
Week 37. Heat Attack. The first days on mainland are an attack on my body. From the very dry (20% humidity or less) to a sudden 95% or more makes my body squeak. Less effect on Frank.After the very short ride yesterday we decide to try some secondary roads which get us closer to the…Read more 18th of February till 24rd of February. From Villa Union to Tequila.
Week 36. Villa. No, Villa Union is not a villa , it is a village on the mainland close to Mazatlan. Yes, this week we crossed to the mainland, but before that we covered a few more miles and met some amazing people. It is quite remarkable that we meet even more long distance bikers…Read more 11th till 17th of February. Ciudad Constitution to Villa Union.
Week 35. What is the benefit? How does religion, wealth or the corporate world impact society on short term or long term? Here in Mexico you still see the impact of Missions started in the 17th century and current exploitation of large foreign cooperations or large family cooperations. Wandering through Santa Rosalia we see…Read more 4th of February till 10th of February. Santa Rosalia to Ciudad Constitution.
Week 34. Yes we are in Mexico! And it is hot, windy and gorgeous. Baja California is Mexico even if you could be confused by the name. Off The Road Again Staying the Sunday in the small fishing village of Santa Rosalillita is like being put back in time. However they do have electricity…Read more 28th of January till 3rd of February. Santa Rosalillita to Santa Rosalia.