After celebrating New Years 2017 in Patzcuaro, Michoacan, I cycled to the bus station to find out the names of the cities connected to Patzcuaro. Â I figured I could cycle to a town on the bus route nearby to Patzcuaro and if there were issues at least I’d be able to continue on with relatively minimal interruption. I spent the first half of the day climbing out of the valley in which Patzcuaro was located. Less than 10 miles in…
Still alive and on the way to Puerto Vallarta, Jallesco…. only 250 miles to go! Heading out of Patzcuaro, Michoacan this morning!
When worlds collide with a language barrier. Yesterday when relaxing in the central plaza of Tampico Alto in the state of Vera Cruz, Mexico we were approached by journalists for the local paper. After some brief questions about our adventure they, of course, had to ask about Donald Trump. Some of our story was lost in translation, but our diplomatic mission promoting peace and unity between people of all nations can help to assure Mexicans that the American people are…
Finally a video update!
Bicycled across the border this morning from Brownsville, TX into Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. We pedaled to the central bus station and at the last minute caught the bus to Tampico… For $36 each to travel almost 500km. Weather is great. Food is cheap and plentiful. Bikes are surviving being tossed into the cargo bay of the bus. We’ll see how they look and ride when we reassemble them later tonight.
Since we’re clearly not keeping up with posting in our traditional blogging, we’re going to start mixing things up and uploading vlogs or video journals when we hit Wi-Fi points along the way. We’ll also catch back up with the existing thirty days we haven’t yet posted… Big things are coming!
This will be our road for the next two to three weeks as we work our way from outside Nashville down to Natchez, Mississippi.