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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…
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May 9, 2017

San Cristobal de las Casas

A Highland Sanctuary. The town of San Cristobal de las Casas sits high in a mountain basin in Mexico’s southern-most state of Chiapas. After the simmering heat of 38 degree days in the lowlands the air here has a welcome…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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 -…
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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…
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March 11, 2017

Mexico: Mazatlan – Durango

Over the Sierra Madre. All good things must come to an end, sometime. After six weeks of cycling the length of the Baja Peninsula – through one of the most unique places we have ever experienced – we ran out…
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