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Our first state south of the border! The people of Tamaulipas quickly put our fears to rest - the Mexican people are some of the most friendly we've ever met.

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Gosh darn! Veracruz is one long state! We had a whole host of adventures here and it's hard to sum it up. We made the transition into a hot and humid climate, which makes cycling difficult. But still - we met many wonderful people who added magic to our journey.

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Mexico City


From the port of Veracruz we left our bikes behind took a side trip to Mexico City by bus. We discovered the canals of Xochimilco and spent two delightful days there.

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Tabasco is a small state, but it's large on friendliness! (Are you noticing a theme here?) The highlight of Tabasco was staying a couple of days with the Lazo family in Villahermosa.

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From Villahermosa, we took a side trip to see the Mayan ruins in Palenque. It's amazing to walk around and think of the great civilization that lived there 1500 years ago.

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The best part of Campeche is the beach! For a couple days we cycled right along the white sand beaches of southern Mexico and had beautiful vistas with every twist and turn.

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Quintana Roo


We didn't spend much time in Quintana Roo at all - only about 100 miles through the jungle of southern Yucatan.

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Random files - Mexico
David212 viewsWaiting to cross into Mexico on the bridge over the Rio Grande
The Tajin Ruins89 views
Mossy trees78 viewsIt's now hot and humid - the moss was a dead giveaway!
Riding along the Mexican coast89 views
Taking a break87 viewsBus stops are great places to take breaks. They have benches to sit on, roofs for shade, and interesting people to talk with.
Relaxing104 viewsWe spend a nice day relaxing on the canals. We brought along books and journals so we could fit a bit of homeschooling in.
Leaving Veracruz80 views
The Bathroom114 viewsThey had the simplest of bathrooms - buckets of water to shower, wash, and flush with.

Last additions - Mexico
We're Getting There, Slowly but Surely197 viewsWe are actually within range of Belize! We've crossed all of Mexico - truly amazing! Mar 14, 2009
Curious Onlookers206 viewsThe whole crowd was fascinated by the idea of my writing in my journal. Mar 14, 2009
Curious Onlookers192 viewsThe girls stayed way away until I invited them over to see our gear. They had never seen a tent before and were utterly fascinated! Mar 14, 2009
Nancy180 viewsNancy pushes her bike up a long, hot, and sweaty hill. This type of terrain and weather tends to zap our energy. Mar 14, 2009
Mayan Ruins168 viewsWe're all ruined out! We've pretty much decided we'd not go to anymore ruins no matter how easily accessible there are.Mar 14, 2009
Road Construction147 viewsMar 14, 2009
Tyical Scenery149 viewsMar 14, 2009
Its a Jungle Out There179 viewsThere wasn't much to look at as far as scenery goes... Mar 14, 2009