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Chiapas and the Guatemalan border

Chiapas and the Guatemalan border

As we went upwards out of the coastal lowlands we found cooler weather. The countryside was nice but it was still rather scarce horse wise. I had a fun few days out of the heat.       We made it to Tuxtla where we planned to rest up for a week while waiting for new...
2nd half of Puebla and Oaxaca

2nd half of Puebla and Oaxaca

We rode south from Tecamachalco, halfway down Puebla, saying goodbye to my friends from that town. The terrain was flat and the roads wide, until Tehuacan. Afterwards, the high plains ended, and the narrow canyons began as I entered Oaxaca. The north part of Oaxaca to...
Preparing to Enter Guatemala

Preparing to Enter Guatemala

We are getting close to the Guatemalan border!!! I’ve been really loving Mexico. It’s a wonderful, friendly country full of great people, scenery and food. But I’m also excited to cross into the country I called home for a while, all those years ago....
Hidalgo, Tlaxcala, and 1/2 of Puebla

Hidalgo, Tlaxcala, and 1/2 of Puebla

I’m writing this post while in the middle of Puebla. I’m surrounded by 3 volcanoes and all around me is the vast agricultural altiplano. I made it here today since arriving into Hidalgo a few weeks ago. The day I entered Hidalgo, I stayed at the famous hot...
San Luis Potosi and Queretaro

San Luis Potosi and Queretaro

Once I crossed from Doctor Arroyo towards Matehuala I was now in San Luis Potosi. I travelled thru this state for 2 weeks before entering Queretaro. I travelled in Queretaro for another 2 weeks before entering Hidalgo at El Geiser. We rode 340 miles in in 25 days. 18...
Getting sick on the road

Getting sick on the road

As of mile 3000, I’ve gotten sick 4 different times on this solo horse ride from Canada to Guatemala. 1 Early October New York Cold 2 days 2 Early December Kentucky Flu 2 days 3 Mid January Mississippi Allergies 2 days 4 Early May San Luis Potosi Heat stroke/...
Galeana horse parade and a few others too

Galeana horse parade and a few others too

I was invited to come back to Galeana so I could participate in their community horse ride parade (Calbagata), part of their 340th birthday celebration. I had ridden to a little town called La Escondida in the four days since I first left Galeana. I had been staying...