Posted in November 2012

Who needs GPS when you have a Police escort?

Who needs GPS when you have a Police escort?

It all started with a question to the woman at the counter of Hotel Molino, where I stayed for the night in La Esperanza, Intibuca, Honduras.  Maybe I should blame Wikipedia for planting the idea – where ever I stay for the night, I try to find something interesting and worthy of time spent to … Continue reading

How two weeks in Guatemala passed so quickly:

How two weeks in Guatemala passed so quickly:

Part 1: A taste of home Guatemala was instantly better.  The hills reflected a vibrant green, big-leafed plants swayed next to skinny trees with branches reaching to the sky for ample rain.  And that was what the sky promised.  The first chance we found to pull off  was in the gravel in front of someone’s … Continue reading

A Guatemalan Border Crossing Experience…

A Guatemalan Border Crossing Experience…

We tried to find a halfway point between Oaxaca and Tapachula, where we planned to cross the border.  When we stopped in Juchitan for the night (I believe the joke was, “it must be you they are staring at, because I am starting to blend in.”  I have never felt so much on display, as … Continue reading

Day 10: A day off the motorcycles

Day 10: A day off the motorcycles

After nine days on the road, traveling over 1600 miles of asphalt and a ferry across the Sea of Cortez, it was time for a day off.  Riding in Mexico is exhausting.  It’s either pay hefty tolls for a straight thoroughfare or wind through side highways and small towns, maneuvering around lumbering trucks when possible … Continue reading

Ferry crossing not so easy..

Ferry crossing not so easy..

There seems to be a lack of information out there for what it takes to get you and a motorcycle across the Sea of Cortez.  The group of 5 of us had an unspoken goal to ride through Baja Ca in a time efficient manner.  Collectively we were more interested in seeing the mainland.  When … Continue reading