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Travel Blogs from Tampico
We arrive in Tampico tired and get a taxi out to a hotel that no longer exists. Our taxi driver suggests another which is undergoing building work, and we end up at the beach front where half the hotels are stupidy expensive towers of sanity, or grimy part-time brothels. We end up back at the bus station and buy our tickets out for the next morning!
We arrived back in Mexico on Sunday the 12th of September. It was a great trip down from Portland but we were very tired. We drove about 10 hours every day. As some of you know we had a sister from here that was visiting Portland ride back with us. "Karen" When we arrived back in Altamira her mother had a delicious meal waiting for us. See why we love it here. The brothers are really wonderful. Anyway, I will try to show some pictures of our travels through the US. It was so beautiful.
... dogs stuck in the truck may have thought otherwise). Ok, now that we’ve got all the proper documentation, let’s get out of this crazy city!! All it took was no more than 10 mins, and then we’re getting pulled over. Yep, you read that right. Only 10 mins and we’re getting pulled over. It went something like this:
Nina: “Wooo hoo! We finally got all the paper work and now ...
... ride in the country!! Not bad!! Not like the war stories you hear online!! We made our way finally to mex hwy 180 and off to Tampico. Made some stops for food road side Tacos with beef cooked in front of you over a open pit is the bomb!!!Getting gas wasnt bad, Just watched the attendant dd the math and of we went!! truck ran better on the non ethonol gas. Ohh, when you cross the border ...
... into the bikes, that cuts the engine if the side stand is down, and the bike is put into gear, so you can’t ride off with the stand down.
Des had spoken to Harmony before on Skype and asked her to find out if there was any way to bypass this switch if it should happen to one of our bikes. Harmony got some information from a motorbike mechanic that the wires had to be cut and rejoined, bypassing the switch. Auto electronics is not one of Des’s strong ...
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