Monthly Archives: February 2018

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A long climb –Camoja to Huehuetenango (76k/11,194)

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(February 25 – written by Dave) Day 2 in Guatemala didn’t start according to plan.  The fan in our room stopped working overnight but we only barely noticed – it was just quieter.  The real issue became more apparent when … Continue reading

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Guatemala –Comitan to Camoja (100k/11,119)

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(February 24 – written by Dave) Country Four Guatemala – we made it!  Woohoo! But before we get there, we should talk about last night and the ride today.  Last night we had our last meal in Mexico.  We had … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in Oregon – San Cristobal to Comitan (93k/11,019k)

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(February 23 – written by Dave) San Cristobal is sometimes called “the Oregon of Mexico”.  Today we saw why, for a time riding through pine forests and climbing a pass that reminded us of Santiam Pass in Oregon.  There were … Continue reading

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San Cristobal food and culture

(February 21 – written by Dave) Food, glorious food.  We like rest days in bigger towns, especially when those towns are on the tourist trail and there are lots of good food options.  I’ve kind figured out a few of … Continue reading

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Up, up and more up –Tuxtla to San Cristobal (66k/10,925k 1,900 metres of climbing)

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(February 19 – written by Dave) Wow, what a day.  We were on the road for over seven hours.  We only road 66k (41 miles) and we only had one uphill, but it was a doozy of an uphill.  In … Continue reading

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Three door day – Cintalapa to Tuxtla (77k/10,859k)

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(February 18 – written by Dave) It was a quiet Saturday night in Cintalapa.  At one point Nancy was outside and came back in to tell me that there was a parade coming.  I grabbed my camera and ran out … Continue reading

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Bus/rest day –San Pedro Tapanatepec to Cintalapa (10,782k)

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(February 17 – written by Dave) Today we took the bus because high winds were forecast and several other riders have had significant issues with the wind on the route we were planning.  Safety first as they say.  Having said … Continue reading