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Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 42,484
Posted By sraff
Glad to see you back, even I was starting to...

Glad to see you back, even I was starting to wonder. I'd love to see some pics from the islands, when you have time. Just one of many places on my bucket list.
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 42,484
Posted By sraff
blue boobies.... musta been a cold front :D

blue boobies.... musta been a cold front :D
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 42,484
Posted By sraff
I just found your RR this evening and spent a few...

I just found your RR this evening and spent a few hours getting caught up with you vicariously, wish I was there riding instead of reading about it. Have fun and be safe
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 24,180
Posted By sraff
For a year now, I've been thinking about a fly &...

For a year now, I've been thinking about a fly & ride to Peru, so I'll be following along trying to learn something. Have fun
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 815
Views: 156,170
Posted By sraff
After all that I must admit some thoughts of...

After all that I must admit some thoughts of “what the hell am I doing” came to me. Maybe that is a normal thought process, after all I have never done anything like this before.

I hope it's...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/t...

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/tamaquepuentededios046.jpg?t=1344230416
Cesario was talking about faces or something while we were taking these pictures, it got lost in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
There is a book by Dickens, The tale of two...

There is a book by Dickens, The tale of two cities, (iirc) that opens with "it was the best of times, it was the worst of times". That's how I feel about living with the Santiago family. In many ways...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 185,265
Posted By sraff
Back on pg.3, I made my 1st post an ADV because I...

Back on pg.3, I made my 1st post an ADV because I was interested in seeing somebody do this on something other than a dualsport. And seeing that you had only been riding for a couple years topped it...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
I'm sitting here doing the math for the trip,...

I'm sitting here doing the math for the trip, since i didn't keep any records and really don't know exactly how much cash I left home with, it's going to be ballpark math. The entire trip cost me...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
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Another question about the people who have never...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
I must admit, I had misplaced them momemtarily...

I must admit, I had misplaced them momemtarily but only after a week of people actually begging me not go , it's too dangerous. But thankfully I found them right where I'd left them. :D If you're...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
The problem is, they might look better on your...

The problem is, they might look better on your work PC, I am sorry about being such a hack with the camera. Next trip I'll be a tad better. I'm learning
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Most of the people in McAllen that were warning...

Most of the people in McAllen that were warning me about how dangerous Mexico is, were latinos. Every person I talked to about it, warned me not to go. One older man, a latino, told me flat out, you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Glad you enjoyed it, it's been a while since I've...

Glad you enjoyed it, it's been a while since I've kept somebody up past their bedtime.:D
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
You ARE insane for even considering it!!! But...

You ARE insane for even considering it!!! But aren't we all? The more insane the idea, the better the memories. Go for it and have a great time, don't forget to write a ride report.
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Thank you for following along, it's been a ton of...

Thank you for following along, it's been a ton of fun and I'm glad that I could share it with you.
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Now that I'm out of Mexico, I can run my mouth...

Now that I'm out of Mexico, I can run my mouth like I know what I'm talking about without jinxing myself. I'm just 1 person with 1 experience in Mexico. Without question the people of mexico are...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
8/6 Day 43 Up and moving my usual bright and...

8/6 Day 43
Up and moving my usual bright and early, 9:30. On the road by 11. It’s been raining on and off since the thunder storm the night of the 4<SUP>th</SUP>. I’m doing a short ride to check out...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,741
Posted By sraff
:gerg Well????????? I'm not gettin any younger. ...

:gerg Well????????? I'm not gettin any younger. :D
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Every day life in Union de Guadalupe

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/moreudg009.jpg
the kids playing games on the computer, they found every piece of electronics I had and just about wore them out. Thankfully I have a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Just pick a date and you're on. There's no...

Just pick a date and you're on. There's no question about me coming back. Great pics???? I guess if you take enough some are bound to be less than horrible. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Every day life in Union de Guadalupe

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/tamaquepuentededios005.jpg
The family ......pet?

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/tamaquepuentededios009.jpg
Roque with little...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/m...

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/moreudg003.jpg?t=1344201761
Rosaria and one of her friends
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/t...

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/th_ipod001.jpg (http://s1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/?action=view&current=ipod001.mp4)
A little bit of video Adriana shot while out for a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Don't be too sure that you aren't making a...

Don't be too sure that you aren't making a difference. Your friendship and generosity will long be remembered by those kids. One can usually look back at his own childhood and think of a few kind...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Sorry, I can't get pics to upload to photobucket,...

Sorry, I can't get pics to upload to photobucket, I'll try again in the morning and insert them in their proper place.
Rode 2 up with Cesario to a place called Tambaque, it's a park with a pretty...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Very true, they are happy. But its hard not to...

Very true, they are happy. But its hard not to feel something when I'm giving the local kids rides on the motorcycle and I pass an old lady hauling 5 gal. of water 1/2 mile, maybe a mile to her home....
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
I watch the life the people here have and I am...

I watch the life the people here have and I am embarrassed. Something 66 year old ladies consider as an every day chore runs me out of wind and I need a break, while they continue to work. Little...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,741
Posted By sraff
:lurkI'm running out of ideas, I feel like I'm...

:lurkI'm running out of ideas, I feel like I'm back in highschool cheating off your test AND class is almost over. :D
Get on with it!!! Don't be telling us about how busy you are
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
8/1Day 38

8/1 Day 38
Basically did nothing today, road out to 85 and got a room at the hotel for the night. I needed to take care of a few things at home, and check my finances so I needed the internet, and I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Union de Guadalupe

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/uniondeguadalupe060.jpg
Adriana and Epifania (grandma)

)http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/uniondeguadalupe057.jpg
Epifania and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
7/31 Day 37? I'm getting confused

7/31 Day 37? I'm getting confused :D
Rest day today, hung out at grandma's, her grand kids finally quit hiding and peeking around corners at me. Adriana is 14 and Roque is her younger brother, he's...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/m...

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/moresotanocascadadeturmal048.jpg

and yours truly
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Cascada de tamul

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/moresotanocascadadeturmal045.jpg

Brigidio
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Cascada de tamul

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/moresotanocascadadeturmal044.jpg

It doesn't look like it, but it's at least 50 yards back in there, you can see the blue somewhat here
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Cascada de tamul

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/moresotanocascadadeturmal043.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Cascada de tamul

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/moresotanocascadadeturmal041.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Cascada de tamul

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/moresotanocascadadeturmal039.jpg

I photograph so well :roflIn my defense, somebody had just said something to me in Spanish and I was responding...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Cascada de tamul

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/cascadadeturmal013.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,942
Posted By sraff
Cascada de tamul

http://i1064.photobucket.com/albums/u364/sraff58/cascadadeturmal005.jpg
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