Jammin thru the Global South

Mexico Part 1: Border to Michoacan

March 30 – April 4, 2010Feeling good about the bike and the trip, I casually crossed the border line and said good bye to America. I was now in the South heading one-way. I’ll return some day as a big part of my life happened there with many happy experiences.Being the third time crossing into…

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Mexico Part 2: Beaches and Oaxaca

April 5 – 8, 2010Camping on the beach in the small surfer’s enclave of Barra de Nexpa.Camping for P35.Beach cabanas. I was invited over by a Canadian who was staying here for a few months and spent the evening on his porch, meeting some locals.The beach front.The beach on one side and mountains right on…

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Mexico Part 3: San Cristobal

April 8 – 14, 2010I was only going to spend two days in San Cristobal, but one thing lead to another and it became longer than a week. I stayed at CouchSurfer Jose Luis’ place and there was a good vibe there. I had planned on taking Spanish lessons in Guatemala for a week but…

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Mexico Part 4: Naha, Mayan Village Stay

April 15 – 18, 2010While in San Cristobal, I became friends with Selva and she found out about a rural Mayan village deep in the jungle near Palenque, that outsiders could visit and stay with a local family. Mauricio had been there before and knew a family we could stay with. It sounded like a…

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