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Our first state south of the border! The people of Tamaulipas quickly put our fears to rest - the Mexican people are some of the most friendly we've ever met.

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Gosh darn! Veracruz is one long state! We had a whole host of adventures here and it's hard to sum it up. We made the transition into a hot and humid climate, which makes cycling difficult. But still - we met many wonderful people who added magic to our journey.

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Mexico City


From the port of Veracruz we left our bikes behind took a side trip to Mexico City by bus. We discovered the canals of Xochimilco and spent two delightful days there.

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Tabasco is a small state, but it's large on friendliness! (Are you noticing a theme here?) The highlight of Tabasco was staying a couple of days with the Lazo family in Villahermosa.

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From Villahermosa, we took a side trip to see the Mayan ruins in Palenque. It's amazing to walk around and think of the great civilization that lived there 1500 years ago.

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The best part of Campeche is the beach! For a couple days we cycled right along the white sand beaches of southern Mexico and had beautiful vistas with every twist and turn.

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Quintana Roo


We didn't spend much time in Quintana Roo at all - only about 100 miles through the jungle of southern Yucatan.

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Random files - Mexico
Welcome to Tampico112 views
That Was a Huge Bridge!131 viewsOnce we got off the bridge, we had a nice, wide shoulder waiting for us.
Market Faces are aAways Interesting100 views
The Voladeros87 viewsOn cue, all four voladores fall backward to begin their descent.
Pineapple Juice100 views. . . then enjoys the fruits of his labor.
Another Kind of Restaurant135 viewsWe skipped this comedor or restaurant we found on the side of the road. The past week or so, we've been seeing more obvious signs of poverty - places like this didn't exist in the north.
Villahermosa137 viewsJorge, in the silver van just ahead of John, escorts us through the crowded streets of Villahermosa. Without his help it would have been difficult to navigate these congested roads.
Magregor134 viewsIn addition to having his own home business fixing motorcycles, Magregor teaches full time at a high school.

Last additions - Mexico
We're Getting There, Slowly but Surely195 viewsWe are actually within range of Belize! We've crossed all of Mexico - truly amazing! Mar 14, 2009
Curious Onlookers204 viewsThe whole crowd was fascinated by the idea of my writing in my journal. Mar 14, 2009
Curious Onlookers190 viewsThe girls stayed way away until I invited them over to see our gear. They had never seen a tent before and were utterly fascinated! Mar 14, 2009
Nancy178 viewsNancy pushes her bike up a long, hot, and sweaty hill. This type of terrain and weather tends to zap our energy. Mar 14, 2009
Mayan Ruins166 viewsWe're all ruined out! We've pretty much decided we'd not go to anymore ruins no matter how easily accessible there are.Mar 14, 2009
Road Construction144 viewsMar 14, 2009
Tyical Scenery146 viewsMar 14, 2009
Its a Jungle Out There176 viewsThere wasn't much to look at as far as scenery goes... Mar 14, 2009