Tag Archive: San Ignacio

Jan 30

Journey to Loreto

Broken Rim

Broken Rim! Karl, Felix, Tony, and I didn’t make it a single day from San Ignacio before we had a rim break. Ironically, it wasn’t Tony’s rim that broke, it was Karl’s.  Just before descending down into Santa Rosalia (the longest fastest hill I have seen thus far) Karl hit one of those little bumps …

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Jan 29

Trouble in Paradise (San Ignacio)

The definition of an oasis

There is something special about a desert oasis.  For the ancient travelers crossing the interminably inhospitable landscape of dust, sand and rock, finding an oasis must have been a spiritual, almost religious, experience; an experience that cannot be understood by those who have never experienced it for themselves firsthand. San Ignacio was my first oasis …

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Jan 29

I’ll have the tacos with whale meat please!

Lazy sea dogs!

Upon arrival in Guerrero Negro, Felix, Karl, and I checked into a cheap hotel, and squeezed three touring bikes and three tourers into the double room.  None of us had showered in five days, so the room soon smelt amazing. Guerrero Negro is a strange place.  It’s not a large town and almost all the …

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