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Alaska to ArgentinaBelizeBike PackingGuatemala
June 21, 2017

East to Belize: El Remate – San Ignacio

The Mayan Cultural Triangle. This post comes from San Ignacio, Belize, just inside the country from the Guatemala/Belize border. After spending near to a month in Petén, Guatemala's steamy and sparsely populated northern province, we're now going to carve a loops of sorts through Belize. Belize is a tiny nation…
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May 28, 2017

San Cristobal, Mexico – Flores, Guatemala

The Lacandon Jungle and the Frontera Region. This post comes from the shores of Lago Peten Itza where we are currently staying in the tiny village of Flores. After five amazing months mostly in the Sierras of Mexico, we’re now sweating like crazy and adapting to a slighty slower pace…
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May 2, 2017

Mexico: Palomares – San Cristobal

To Chiapas, the long way. We've reached San Cristobal de las Casas; a classic colonial mountain town high in Chiapas. This mountain basin is ringed in pine and fir forest which is a substantial contrast to the steamy forest and jungle through which we have ridden to get here the…
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April 22, 2017

Mexico: Oaxaca to Palomares

Sierra Madre de Oaxaca. Yesterday (April 20) we arrived in the steamy lowlands of southern Oaxaca - a paltry 100 metres above sea level. We're taking a rest day in Palomares - a small highway town sited about smack in the centre of the isthmus of Tehuantepec. That's the skinny…
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April 15, 2017

Mexico: Juxtlahuaca – Oaxaca

Riding against the grain. This post marks something of a breakthrough: it brings this blog properly up-to-date for the first time in about nine months of travel. Instead of reporting on what happened several weeks ago, this post is about what just happened and I'm hoping I can keep it…
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April 14, 2017

Mexico: Malinalco – Juxtlahuaca

La Montaña, Guerrero. We'd reached Malinalco tired, but super satisfied with the previous days of riding and our excursion over the top of Volcan de Toluca. Seeking the path less travelled through Mexico had been working for us well and we wanted to keep the theme going as we continued…
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April 10, 2017

Mexico: Guanajuato – Malinalco

La Mariposa y la Volcan. Guanajuato had been good to us: 10 great days enjoying and exploring the city, with five of those days spent in class studying Spanish. 10 days in one place feels a lot when you're used to being as mobile and transient as we are, so…
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April 2, 2017

Mexico: Zacatecas – Guanajuato

Mountain of Wolves. Somehow Mexico has had a way of chilling us out. After the pressure to get the Great Divide done before winter closed in on us it has been a change to have a more open timetable - picking and choosing where we spend our time and having…
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March 12, 2017

Mexico: Durango – Zacatecas

The Ruta de Scott. From the bustling high-desert city of Durango we were looking for a route south that ticked a few boxes: interesting landscapes; small villages; quiet roads; preferably dirt; mostly hilly. While our ride up to Durango from the coast had been on pavement (and amazing pavement it…
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