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Liam, Claire and me

Meeting Liam and Claire again by chance was one of the strangest things that has happened to me so far on my trip. Was just riding along a very quiet back road in Costa Rica when a jeep drove past, stopped and shouted out my name. It was Claire and Liam. I first met them in Salta, in northern Argentina. Like me they had ridden up from Ushuaia, on their honeymoon (not like me). So was pretty amazing to bump into them at random in Costa Rica. Spent New Year with them and Elaine and Ron (Claire´s mum and dad) and a lot of kitesurfers in Puerto Soley, Costa Rica.
San Carlos (Costa Rica) Comitan de Dominguez (Mexico)

January 31st 2007
Huehuetenango sounds like an Abba song. It is a town in western Guatemala. I arrive after three days of crawling up and down a rugged mountain range known as the Sierra de Los Cuchumaines. In those three days I have only travelled 160 km but it has been hard work. Although most of the road has just been paved the gradients are the steepest I have ridden so far on my trip. Guatemalan civil enginee ... read more
North America » Mexico » Chiapas » San Cristobal de las Casas

Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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