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Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2015, 09:27 AM
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Posted By Lifes2short
And then there was one!

And then there was one!

Earlier this afternoon I dropped Lori off at the ADO bus station where she caught a bus that will take her to Cancun. At the moment she’s almost halfway into her 18 hour...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Us too. I had read about her here on ADV I think,...

Us too. I had read about her here on ADV I think, so it was nice to meet her.
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Adios Sun Cristobal - Part II

http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/RTW/Mexico-III/i-DpRZHzp/0/L/San%2520Cristobal%2520de%2520las%2520Casas%25202015-04-01%252017-19-59-L.jpg (http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/RTW/Mexico-III/i-DpRZHzp/A)...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Tigger gets fixed up and goes for a ride

Wait! I almost forgot to mention that we went out for a walk the other day and ran into our friend Jorge from the Rossco hostel who was out for a stroll with his wife and their baby. After some chit...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Adios Sun Cristobal - Part I

Drunk on one spectacular sunset after another our month rolled by faster than we wanted so we decided to stay another. We were really enjoying ourselves here and well, South America has been there...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Life in SUN Cristobal

This adventure of ours has gone from having a plan to go here and there in order to see as much as we can, to going somewhere on the spur of the moment. Either because someone suggested something or...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
We've become foster parents

We've become foster parents!! We have temporarily adopted a young boy named Billy and his dog Bess from our friends Kim and Seb of Wandering Souls. Billy and Bess are the brainchild and braindog of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Lifes2short....Ride the World

Thank you very much :beer
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
At this rate we may never leave San Cristobal

Lately we’ve been changing direction quite a bit. I have to say that I absolutely love the freedom to be able to do that. No timelines or schedules to keep, it’s almost intoxicating. We definitely...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
:clap you did it Max! Thanks MadChap. Yeah...

:clap you did it Max!

Thanks MadChap. Yeah I wish there were less posts per page. It's even more frustrating waiting for everything to load with slow internet.
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
What's a few more days in San Cristobal de las Casas?

After our Sumidero Canyon excursion we decided to stay another day or two in San Cristobal. We really liked what we had seen of the town so far and wanted to do some more exploring. As much as we...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Sumidero Canyon

Although we had planned on hitting the road within a few days, our friends Seb and Kim talked us into checking out Sumidero Canyon before we left. When I discovered that the Rosco hostel had a tour...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-14-2015, 03:01 PM
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Views: 1,078,506
Posted By Lifes2short
Put Oxford's on mine. Had to file down the...

Put Oxford's on mine. Had to file down the throttle tube. I will say that after about 45,000km's the left hand Oxford grip is...how do I say this...showing significant wear. I have had Oxford's...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
If you love topes, boy do I have a road for you

http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/RTW/RTW-Mexico-II/i-gkfGRDJ/0/L/Palenque%2520%25202015-01-26%252011-47-40-L.jpg (http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/RTW/RTW-Mexico-II/i-gkfGRDJ/A)
This guy was right next...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Ha! That's one of those double edged swords...

Ha! That's one of those double edged swords because small things pack well on a bike but they also typically cost a lot more. According to Lori they pack better if she can wear them...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Palenque Ruins

With bellies still full from the previous two days, we packed up and left Cancun heading south towards Chetumal, which is essentially right on the border with Belize.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Guatemala or...?

Our visit to Uxmal very much reinvigorated our spirits and recharged our Allspark. But where to next? That’s THE question we keep asking each other lately. How about south into Guatemala…via Merida...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-28-2015, 09:14 AM
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Views: 409,776
Posted By Lifes2short
Last night's sunset in San Cristobal de las...

Last night's sunset in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/photos/i-k9cFMzZ/0/L/i-k9cFMzZ-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Uxmal Video

Our photo editing software seems to be acting up. GRRRRR! It has for some strange reason spontaneously deleted all the edits to all photos since we left Merida and we're trying to get back up to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Uxmal Ruins

http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/photos/i-hVzQgJq/0/L/i-hVzQgJq-L.png (http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/RTW/RTW-Mexico-II/n-j4zqC/i-hVzQgJq/A)

We've gone from 1400km's in 4 days to about 200km's in...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-14-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,938
Posted By Lifes2short
Hopefully they've already taken that ride...back...

Hopefully they've already taken that ride...back in 2011
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Thanks guys :wave

Thanks guys :wave
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Happy Holidays

We’ve mentioned a couple of times that we had hit a low spot on our travels. I’m not going to belabour the low points though because we’ve already kind of flogged that horse. We have been overwhelmed...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Thanks John.

Thanks John.
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2015, 03:04 PM
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Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Not every road is paved with gold

http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/photos/i-zH2gmMv/0/L/i-zH2gmMv-L.png (http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/RTW/RTW-Mexico/n-87T9w/i-zH2gmMv/A)

In the hope that some sun and beach time would lift our...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve

Back when we visited the Geo Centre in St John’s, Newfoundland, we saw Flight of the Butterflies, a fantastic 3D movie about the Monarch butterflies and their migration from eastern Canada and the US...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Thanks:freaky! It would have been easy to head...

Thanks:freaky! It would have been easy to head back to what's comfortable and familiar. We certainly would have enjoyed that, but we've been there - done that, as the saying goes. Once we got over...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Gravity Sucks!

http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/photos/i-b48qxhn/0/L/i-b48qxhn-L.png (http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/RTW/RTW-Mexico/n-87T9w/i-b48qxhn/A)

We didn’t roll out of our hotel till the crack of noon and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Morelia

http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/photos/i-XqDC5Pf/0/L/i-XqDC5Pf-L.png (http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/RTW/RTW-Mexico/n-87T9w/i-XqDC5Pf/A)
We had a very short 174km’s to Morelia and our 8th state...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
We are indeed! It's hard to believe Fort Nelson...

We are indeed! It's hard to believe Fort Nelson was part of the same trip, seems like such a long time ago.

Not sure about making it to Nakusp this year, we have other plans :evil but we'd like...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
HA! How many crevezas did it take before you saw...

HA! How many crevezas did it take before you saw that?:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
It was only a test. You PASSED!:lol3

It was only a test. You PASSED!:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Ok apparently I missed a photo above. If anyone...

Ok apparently I missed a photo above. If anyone found a fish in the (mis-captioned) photo above lemme know.

http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/photos/i-k9Rs8Vv/0/L/i-k9Rs8Vv-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Culture Shock

Somewhere over the last few days we've began feeling pretty homesick, almost 7 months on the road and it hits us now? With Christmas fast approaching it’s only going to get harder I think. There’s no...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Drivers Ed...Mexican Style

While loading up the bike in front of the hotel the next morning, we were approached by someone from a Mexican magazine, Enlace, and ended up doing an impromptu interview. We fielded questions about...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Thanks! Parking for the Casablanca was at...

Thanks!

Parking for the Casablanca was at the behind the hotel. It was gated and had a security guard. Not sure if the guard was there through the night but there was also a camera pointed at the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Durango, Durango

“Where do you want to go next?”
“I don’t know, where do you want to go?”
This is a conversation we’ve had many times during our trip. Without a specific plan or agenda for Mexico, it was one we’d...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-17-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 409,776
Posted By Lifes2short
http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/photos/i-S9L4SNf/0/...

http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/photos/i-S9L4SNf/0/L/i-S9L4SNf-L.jpg (http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/RTW/RTW-Mexico/n-87T9w/i-S9L4SNf/A)
Looking out over the city of Durango in Mexico.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
Mexico...Take 2

Our second attempt at Mexico went a little better, or at least we lasted longer. We checked out of the hotel in Tucson and hit the Cracker Barrel for some of that hashbrown casserole one last time...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,862
Posted By Lifes2short
¡Hola Mexico!

You learn a great deal about yourself when you step outside of your own comfort zone. Of the two of us, I would have to say that Lori has pushed that comfort bubble much more than I have so far....
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