Tag Archive: Jalisco

Apr 18

Deep Cleansing with Temazcal

Ready for Baking

When I finally got around to hauling Tony’s fat arse out of the Casa Ciclista Guadalajara we didn’t head out on the road alone.  Jorge, Sofi, Izahk, Marcos and I headed south together to Ajijic on the shore of Laguna Chapala to partake in a Temazcal ceremony. To mix things up a bit I didn’t …

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Apr 13

The Forgotten Abuelita

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I didn’t really know what to expect when I rode into Guadalajara.  I was entering my first large Latin American city and so my subconscious mental image was a kaleidoscopic collage put together mostly from movies, other cities I’ve visited, and friend’s travel photos.  This gave my imagination a lot of leeway to work in.  …

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Mar 19

The road to Guadalajara

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After the big race day was over it was time for Tony and I to make a move.  A week earlier, I had received an email from Australian Immigration regarding the application for permanent residency that I had lodged 8 months prior; they needed more documentation from me and they wanted it fast.  I was …

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