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Christmas and New Years in San Cristobal de las Casas

It’s a miserable 14 hour bus ride from Mexico City to San Cristobal de las Casas. To save money, I booked a second-class bus, which are very similar to Greyhound in the US. However, I’m just too big to fit … Continue reading

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T-boning a van in Morelia and making great friends in Mexico City

I reluctantly left Guadalajara after having a fantastic time, and decided to make my way towards Mexico City (also known as DF – Distrito Federal). I take the long way there, riding around a favorite weekend vacation spot for Tapatios … Continue reading

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Getting cultured and learning Spanish in Zacatecas

We arrive in Zacatecas, a beautiful colonial town tucked into a valley. We drop into the city, following incredibly steep cobblestone roads that wind all over. We promptly get lost, so we head towards the center of the city and … Continue reading

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Riding the ferry across the Sea of Cortez to Mazatlan

  Boarding The Baja Ferry from Benny on Vimeo. Brian, Ben and I strapped our bikes down inside the ferry next to tour buses, jeeps, semi trucks, and passenger cars. It’s over a hundred degrees inside the ferry cargo hold, … Continue reading

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I’ve decided to ride to Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, at the bottom of the world

I’ve decided that I want to go to South America while I’m on this trip. I mean, I’m going to be a few hundred miles away while in Panama, and it’s just a boat ride to get across the Darien … Continue reading

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My current trip plans for Mexico

I’m going to be hitting the Mexico/California border a week from today, on Tuesday the 28th. I’m staying with family and friends in LA and San Diego until then, making final preparations to my bike and gear, seeing some movie … Continue reading

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Hiking and camping at Grand Tetons National Park

The Grand Tetons are a mountain range just South of Yellowstone known for it’s dramatic cliffs and views. It’s been someplace that I’ve always wanted to see, and I’m itching for some exercise, so I decide to find a nice … Continue reading

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Being a tourist at Yellowstone

Saturday, August 21st, Bozeman MT to Yellowstone NP After spending a few relaxing days in Bozeman, MT, I make it to Yellowstone National Park. I ride through the park and find a place to setup camp early in the day, … Continue reading

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Back on the road – Across South Dakota

Driving across South Dakota to The Badlands, Black Hills, and Mount Rushmore Continue reading

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Checking in – posts on their way

I’ve been having a blast riding and camping my way through Wyoming, the Rockies, Glacier National Park, and am now relaxing in Bozeman, MT. More details coming soon. I’ve been pretty disconnected the past few days. I’ll be trying to … Continue reading

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