Mexico

And More Ruins

After visiting Yaxchilan, we headed back north towards Palenque mid afternoon, where we stayed for two nights. We arrive late just as the sun was setting, staying at Maya Bell Campground. After a busy day we decided that we would just have dinner in their restaurant before retiring. Next morning, we walked to the Palenque

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Mexico

The Road to Ruin

We left San Cristobal continuing in an easterly direction to Tonina as we had been told there was an Mayan archeological site which does not receive many visitors but was worth seeing. We set off from San Cristobal around noon allowing ourselves lots of time the get to Tonina. We were only about one tenth

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Mexico

East to San Cristobal

We spent 8 days in Bahia San Agustin taking it easy, walking the beach and catching up on the blog. From here we travelled  into La Crucecita for a couple of days to first meet up with fellow overlanders Marcus & Julie from Tuck’s Truck. Stewart had contacted them shortly after they arrived in Montevideo

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Mexico

Oaxaca

  From Oaxaca City we did not go far initially, we only travelled about 15kms/10 miles to Santa Maria del Tule where Stewart spent a week at Overlander Oasis while Catherine went back to Calgary to take care of some business, see our children and her mother in Edmonton. We had arranged to have our

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Mexico

East to the Coast

After spending 6 nights with Stefan & Thomas we parted ways, they were heading northeast, we were going a southeast then direct east toward the coast on the Gulf of Mexico. First stop was San Pedro Cholula, the reason for coming here was to visit the largest pyramid in the world, not only that, it

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Mexico

North of Mexico City

After being disappointed at Santuario Miraposa Monarca and being it was mid morning we decided to continue onto our next destination, Teotihuacan which is a Pueblo Magico, just northeast of Mexico City. This is where we took a wrong turn just outside of Mexico City and ended up within the city limits. This is a

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Mexico

Into Mexico

After arranging our Mexican auto insurance with Don Smith Mexican Insurance in Nogales, we set off for the USA/Mexican  border around noon. We paid for our 180-day tourist visa then it was over to the Baniceto to organise and pay for our Temporary Import Permit (TIP) for our small home. There were no problems obtaining 

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Malaysia

Malaysian Street Art

This post will be mainly photos of the various street art found in Malaysia, there will also be some photos of business signs that we found funny, they would have a different connotation in the west. Penang has 50 or so pieces of wrought iron art scattered around Georgetown: There was also lots of miscellaneous

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