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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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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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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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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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for the love of Tequila

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both the drink and the town.We made the quick trip from tonala to tequila and pulled in with giant smiles on our faces.  Our shortest road day in weeks, a town we know and have missed, and knowing that…
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Arco Norte

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Up and around mexico city We have been having great luck with the cities and parts of town we’ve been staying in, but we still are far from city people.  At this point were just dreaming of getting back to…
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San Pancho, Mazatlan & the Pemex Inn

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Me in my happy place!I woke up to groaning and whining the morning we were set to leave San Miguel de Allende, and for once these pitiful sounds weren’t coming from Maya. Jason and Victoria were in pretty poor…
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Orizaba to Cholula

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Traffic jams and shipping containers… We stop in Orizaba for the night and sleep at the Grand Hotel de France.  Makes sense in the middle of mexico, so we made sure to eat a few slices of the italian pizza…
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Villahermosa

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from the gulf to villahermosa. After Merida our drive dips us momentarily along the gulf coast of mexico. We talk about how much closer it seems to us to simply continue around the gulf and pull into new orleans (where…
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The long drive across mexico

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not our favorite part of the trip.  There were two parts of the drive back home that we were less than excited to endure.  The multiple border crossings of central america was the first.  That one is behind us, and…
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Back to the mainland

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We could stay on cozumel playing and exploring and eating/drinking forever.  But we also are eager to begin making our way across to the pacific and then back home, so we finally make the decision to hop the ferry back…

All Things Strange and Wonderful!

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We’ve been in Mexico a little more than a week and it really is the most exciting place. Here’s a few of the crazy things that have happened in just a few days. 1. We crossed the border at Mission…
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Stuck on Cozumel

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“stuck” because we have no desire to leave…  We continue to have a great time soaking up friends on cozumel.  We spend most of our time talking and relaxing, and living the life of kent and lynn here on the…
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Cozumel, Mexico

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what an amazing time…  We met Kent and Lynn during our trip south while in playa cerritos on baja and knew that we had made lifelong friends.  Later that year when we heard they were driving their RV through mexico,…
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Xpu Ha

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We drove north past tulum and into the heart of the mayan riviera.  This section of mexico is always a pro and con battle for our psyches.  It’s always been among our favorite places in the world.  The people are…

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