Week 47. Biking in Guatemala & El Salvador . Emotions. What can be more emotional than total strangers who touch your shoulder and wish you strength for your further journey? Leaving Patzun on a Sunday means that the street where our hotel is located is converted to a colourful market. We walk slowly with our bikes…Read more 29th of April till 5th of May. Patzun to Ahuachapan.
.Week 46. Biking in Guatemala. When I’m Sixty-Four. How amazing it is to cross the Mexican to the Guatemalan border on your birthday, on your bike, as part of biking from Canada to Argentina, when you turn 64? Yes, my hubby, partner in crime, turned 64 today. How blessed we are that we can do…Read more 22th till 29th of April. Cuahtemoc to Antigua.
Week 45. Bike last of Mexico. Quiet time. The Sunday in Chiapa starts for me with a stroll through town looking for yogurt and some fruit. I really treasure the time wandering alone through quiet streets in a city that is awakening. Colourful people in traditional clothing, brightening the streets. Pictures engraved in my soul…Read more 15th till 21st of April. Chiapa de Corzo to Cuauhtémoc, border of Guatemala.
Week 44. Biking in Mexico. What goes up must come down. After a meager two last weeks we hope to cover more miles this week. We know it is not all about mileage, although there is a slight time pressure because of El Salvador and the meeting we have there.On this bright Sunday morning we…Read more 8th till 14th of April 2018. El Cameron to Chiapa de Corzo.
Week 42-43. Back and forth.It was good to be able to spend a week in the Netherlands and Belgium. We value the luxury we had of being able to spend time with Carmen & family to say goodbye to her father. Being able to spend Easter with my mom & dad in Belgium was not…Read more Oaxaca to El Camaron. 3rd of April – 7th of April.
Week 41+. “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them.” Hemmingway. Puebla. The buzzing old town of Puebla is a joy on Sunday morning. Museum Amparo leaves us wondering and wandering for a few hours through…Read more 18th of March till 26th of March. Puebla to Oaxaca.
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.