Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Adventure Continues

I am back on the road again, the adventure continues.  My attackers may have knocked me down for a couple of days but they did not bring an end to my journey. The bike suffered very little damage, only a … Continue reading

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Attacked and robbed in Guatemala

Yesterday, while I was leaving lake Atitlan, I was attacked and robbed by three masked me carrying machetes. They took most of my possessions and cash. Fortunately my injuries are minor and the damage to the bike can be repaired. … Continue reading

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Guatemala City

4 countries October 18, 2011 I spent two very relaxing days at Unicornio Azul and if the weather had of been cooperating I might have spent even more time. The heavy rains and fog prevented any horseback riding but I … Continue reading

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Entering Guatemala

Entering Guatemala from La Mesilla was an easy and simple process. On the Guatemala side everything you needed was side by side and the fees for bringing the motorcycle in were minor. Leaving Mexico and entering Guatemala took less than … Continue reading

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The Truth about Mexico

Well the predictions were wrong! I did not die in Mexico. I was not shot, tortured, raped, decapitated nor had my eyes cut out. I am alive and well in Guatemala having a Glenlivet and watching the people walk by. … Continue reading

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San Cristobal to Guatemala Border

I spent a full day walking around San Cristobal exploring the city. I was originally going to take a trolley tour but the operator required at least two people and since it was raining so hard no one else came, … Continue reading

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Chiapas, Mexico

October 11 & 12, 2011 I started early today, back towards the main highway to get pictures of the flood that had covered the streets the day before, but the flood waters had receded. It looked as if nothing had … Continue reading

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The Lizard; The Brotherhood; The Flood

October 10, 2011 I left the hotel “Villa Serena Florencia” in Puerto Angel a bit later than I had planned today, but it was due to a nice gesture by the hotel owner, Florencia, she wanted to take my picture. … Continue reading

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Relaxing on a Mexican Beach

I reached Oaxaca early in the day and I started to look for a hotel. The first few hotels I found did not have secure parking for my motorcycle so I moved on towards the airport, where there are usually … Continue reading

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The road to Oaxaca

While in Veracruz I met with a fellow motorcycle enthusiast and Canadian named Mike. Mike has lived in Mexico for many years and was a great source of information not only on Mexico but riding in Mexico as well. We … Continue reading

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