Mexico, Mariachi

Go to Mexico, seriously!

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Palenque. Patrick, my swiss rider buddy, hops on his bike to head towards the Yucatan. I’m staying back, on my own again. I found some 10W-40 motorcycle...

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Mayan pyramids of Palenque

Steps of Water, Steps of Gods

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From San Cristobal de las Casas I headed to Palenque together with Patrick, another swiss rider. Palenque are some of the most popular and most beautiful ruins...

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Volcano Popocatepetl

Smoking Tyres, Smoking Mountain

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Popocatépetl, with 5426m asl it’s Mexico’s second highest peak. But located just in between Mexico City and Puebla, it certainly is the most...

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Dia de los Muertos in Oaxaca

Return of the Dead

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Dia de los muertos, the day of the dead, is like national celebration days, held from October 31 till November 2nd. However people start way earlier to...

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Streets of San Miguel de Allende

American Colony in the Heart of Mexico

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I arrive later than I thought in San Miguel de Allende. Fortunately I already have a place to stay set up. I got in touch with Mike, an american who himself was...

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Mexican backcountry dirt road

Of Maps, Dirtroads and Mining

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I open my OSM maps and see that great winding road going through the mountains in a rather direct fashion from Guanajuato to San Miguel de Allende. It says it...

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Skull statue in front of Guanajuato view

Guanajuato

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So I am safely "delivered" by my biker friends in Guanajuato. Gunajajuato is a UNESCO world heritage site in the middle of the mountains squeezed in between the...

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The group of

Arrieros somos – y en camino andamos

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el arriero, la arriera masculine or feminine noun 1 (occupation) a. muleteer El arriero montó las bolsas de trigo en el caballo de carga.The muleteer loaded...

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Charly from Charly's Restaurante and moto.phil posing for a picture in front of the restaurant

Siestas and Fiestas

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For us europeans we have always referred to Mexico by using the words Siesta and Fiesta a lot. Typically when we think of Siesta we have the picture of a...

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Catedral de Guadalajara and it's reflection in a puddle seen from the Liberation Square by night

Guadalajara – a Small Mexican Town?

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As I enter Guadalajara I have Rodrigo's words in my head: "It's a small city anyways". But lanesplitting my way in between cars and on the dirt shoulder through...

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