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Traffic in Mexico

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We were finally relaxing on the beach on the coast south of Rosarito in Baja. We had nowhere to drive, no visas due to expire, no interstates to contend with, no schedule, no maps and no plan. We decided it…
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Back to the Beach….and Mexico!

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The waves sloshed onto the shore, as the sun warmed us. Having walked a couple of miles from camp down the beach, we stopped for a rest on a downed log, luxuriating in the absolute solitude. Not another soul disturbed…
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Mexico

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Our final morning in the USA was not off to a great start. “So. Have you seen the passports?”Well, the last time either of us remembered seeing them was two days earlier in a hotel room in San Luis…
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Motorcycling North America

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We’re gallivanting North America. It’s official. Our September trip down the Pacific Coast, November loop of Arizona, and the last two weeks spent in the Southwest have lead us here – to road maps, an atlas, and national park books……
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Massage Envy …..???

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I walked back to my desk much more relaxed than anytime in recent memory, having just enjoyed an all too brief chair massage courtesy of the company. It has been YEARS since Jim and I have properly indulged in massage.…
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Wolves at the door

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Sure, we only had a few days left on our US Visa, but it would have been poor form to leave without visiting Yellowstone National Park. So we took another detour.As it happened, this was the last weekend that…
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Back on the Baja, Baby!

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Finally back on the Baja, baby!When last I wrote to you guys, I told you how excited I was to finally get back to the Baja peninsula. It had been a long time, and on our way south the…
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Go West

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By this point we were clearly not strangers to the Interstate Highways of the USA. We wished we were, because, let’s face it, they make for some dull driving. But they are also the most efficient way to get from…
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Among the Whales in Ojo

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We woke with the sun (as per normal) and awaited the whales.Shari was waiting on the perfect boat and captain for our trip out into the lagoon and we were all glowing with anticipation.  When it was finally our…
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Ojo de Liebre

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We could have stayed on santispac for a month…and in the future may well do just that.  But for now, we move forward.  Ben has already left portland heading south and we have a few days to make it…
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Loreto and Mulege

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oh how we missed you.Jen grabs one last coco ice cream (couldn’t miss a day) and we head out of La Paz.  Our engine is purring like a kitten, but also doesn’t seem much stronger than one… Were it…
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A small bite of the Big Apple

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We made it to the East Coast and New York City was in our sights!Before we left New Jersey, we picked our way through rubbish, used hypodermic needles and other delightful beach debris so that Emma could triumphantly plant…
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La Paz

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and a VW spa day.We have been telling E for the last few weeks that he just needs to get us as far as La Paz and we would book him a “spa day” with rojelio.  How else could…
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Washington DC

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They let two Kiwis loose in the Nation’s Capital. I guess someone wasn’t paying attention:So, it turns out this place isn’t a fancy hotel and they don’t let you set up your front tent on their well-manicured lawns.Not…
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Still Here

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We’ve taken a little break from the blog, but we’re still here. Winter Park for the ski season – exactly the same place we were at this time last year. The only recent bus adventures have been to the store…

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