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Forum: Americas 06-29-2014, 08:49 PM
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Posted By bingo43
Here...here

My daugher studied in Guanajuato and San Isidro (CR) in january and February this year. She loved both experiences. She would return to ...Guanajuato. She loved the people and the fact that they all...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By bingo43
Trout Farm

This was one of the trout farms I found while exploring.

http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/DSCN9025.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By bingo43
First day and map help.

First of all...I see many of you putting maps on your ride reports where you show a path where you went. I have tried to figure out how to do it on my own...I can't. If any of you have a link to a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By bingo43
How it got started.

My friend Calla

http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/DSCN8787.jpg
So I teach at a high school and Calla and Melissa, two teachers I teach with had a trip they were working on....
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By bingo43
Costa Rica Lives up to the hype!

http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/DSCN8786.jpg
http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/DSCN8980.jpg...
Forum: Americas 06-11-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
Costa Rica / Guatemala

I've ridden in Guatemala and there are huge areas where expats live very comfortably. Security seems to be an issue there. I'm currently in Costa Rica. Took a short ride with a guide near Jaco...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-22-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,105
Posted By bingo43
Bixby?

I'm interested... I'll keep it in mind when August comes around. That is a long ways off. I think I'll go on this trip just to say I rode hard and to give my body a reason to eat the dirty fries...
Forum: Americas 05-15-2014, 08:40 AM
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Posted By bingo43
Check this out...

My report is ok...but this one is golden:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=494752 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=494752)

It's the one I patterned my ride...
Forum: Americas 05-15-2014, 08:24 AM
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Posted By bingo43
Lazaro Cardenas...killer

Im Jealous...Hector is absolutely great...Helped my son and I out greatly. One of his guys welded my son's pannier. Used a "No Fumar" sign to strengthen it to stop it from falling off. A permanant...
Forum: Americas 05-15-2014, 06:57 AM
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Posted By bingo43
I was just thinking about this!

Whoa..I was just thinking about this and about telling her that I patterned my trip after yours...and I did tell Trice that you gave me the quote...It's a great one! I was asknig everyone I thought...
Forum: Americas 05-15-2014, 06:55 AM
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Posted By bingo43
Sorry to hear that.

Sorry to hear someone left you hanging. My worst pet peave. Check out the ride my buddy Paul and I did a few years ago. It's in my signature. We started about where you did. Leon, Guanajuato. ...
Forum: Americas 05-06-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23,869
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Posted By bingo43
Great Report

Thanks for the tip Trice. Great info. I just got back from a ride in Missouri called Swinging Bridges. Great people...Great ride. I invited them all to come to Oaxaca with me June of 2015. I...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 16,238
Posted By bingo43
Love the internal monologue!

You yell at the end that it was your favorite section yet. That was mine too!. That part is so fun. I loved how you were talking to yourself, cheering your self on. And also talking to the guy in...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-04-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 16,238
Posted By bingo43
Oaxaca, Mexico anyone?

I'm planning a trip Summer of 2015 to Oaxaca. If any of you are interested in traveling down as a group, it's more fun that way, and safer. I speak Spanish fluently and have been south on my KLR...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-04-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 16,238
Posted By bingo43
An amazing Saturday

Saturday was an amazing day. I decided not to ride Sunday, so when we got close to St Roberts, I took off for home. Since I'm not riding right now..>I get to post first!...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 16,238
Posted By bingo43
Wicked You removed me

Tom in Kc...You removed me from the list. I'll put myself back as 60. It's a cool number.

Bingo43

In!
1. Copy this entire post, along with the most current list of names, and these...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 16,238
Posted By bingo43
I will be there with bells on!

1. Copy this entire post, along with the most current list of names, and these instructions!
2. Hit "New Reply" button at the bottom of page (no, not the "QUOTE" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4....
Forum: Americas 04-28-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By bingo43
Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Thanks for the link re GGM. I let my Spanish IV classes listen to a bit. One of my favorite short stories of his is called La luz es como el agua. It's very sweet. I used to use it as a bedtime story...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,561
Posted By bingo43
Thumb +1!

Some of these pictures are very interesting...the rudimentary cook site etc. I don't know about the stream of conciousness poetry personally...however, I lived in Venezuela and I'm blown away by...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,561
Posted By bingo43
Impresionante...

I just read the whole thing. Thanks for sharing. I know how much work it can be. I see lots of scenery and beauty. How was your Spanish interaction with the locals? Do you have any good language...
Forum: Americas 04-20-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
You should start a Colorado Rally, Offroad

You should develop that new found affinity for Colorado into some sort of bad ass offroad ride in Colorado. I'd be there in a heartbeat. My brother lives in Denver and I'd love to have a little more...
Forum: Americas 03-25-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
la esencia!

Great video. That is the essence of ADV riding and a thin slice of life. That is the kind of interaction that means nothing to anyone not really involved or who has done it before. However...those...
Forum: Americas 03-03-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
Julio

Ahora tienes un proyecto para cuando llegues en julio!
Forum: Americas 02-06-2014, 04:11 PM
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Posted By bingo43
+1 and yes to local knowledge

We had an amazing trip to Mexico over Christmas and felt very safe. Granted we traveled with thousands of others traveling back to their homes to visit family. We were told by family in Leon that...
Forum: Americas 01-22-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23,869
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Posted By bingo43
And the music?!

Plus you get to listen to Ke$ha while you are looking at tushie.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2014, 07:22 AM
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Views: 9,204
Posted By bingo43
Excelente!

Siempre me ha facinado esa parte de Mexico y Guatemala. Cuando fuimos alla' me encanto' esa regio'n. Es sencilla y bella y la gente es totalmente amable. Me hubiera gustado viajar con uds a esa...
Forum: Americas 01-16-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
Ke$ha?

The image of Trice...sitting at home in San Antonio. Some steaks out in the egg BBQ and listening to some Ke$ha. Very funny!
Forum: Americas 01-07-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
Gracias por el Freebie

We made it home safe and sound. We were not stopped at any checkpoint for any reason. A dream trip. We did not make it to Morelia. My daught is studying in Guanajuato for the next few weeks. She...
Forum: Americas 12-29-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
Mexico...Cold, Rainy and Very Safe So Far.

http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/DSCN7837.jpg

Anyone recognize this road? Feels a little wrong because we are driving a Tundra...but we still feel the adventure. Lot's of...
Forum: Americas 12-29-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
Morelia or celaya help

The family and I have had an amazing trip here in Mexico. We will be on our way home to Missouri soon. We would like to take a day trip from Leon to celaya or Morelia. Can you guys recommend a...
Forum: Americas 12-20-2013, 09:29 PM
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Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
Donde se compra

I don't have one of these gems. Donde se encuentra?
Forum: Americas 12-13-2013, 07:03 AM
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Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
Gracias

That sounds perfect. We are staying in Leon with my brother's inlaws so we have a place to stay. I never thought about Silao. It's where the airport is...but I never thought to go check it out. ...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
Freezing Rain?

Great picture. My brother tried to drop his wife off in San Antonio last Sunday to fly her and his kids to Leon. He was turned away. Freezing rain in Texas? What is going on there? He said the...
Forum: Americas 11-18-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
Buena información

That's great information. I have a Tundra and my brother will be driving a Subaru. Not too flashy. We will stay in with family on the near the main holidays to stay away from "los medio crudos". I...
Forum: Americas 11-12-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
We would love to check out this new place.

How could I forget Harmon's. You made my son and I take pictures with the cook and I felt like we were part of his family. Two Brother's...sounds interesting.

Just a reminder Tricepilot. If you...
Forum: Americas 10-28-2013, 05:48 AM
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Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
House rental in Mexico...AirBNB

All those towns sound like a great time. Depends on how relaxing you want the place to be. I came across an interesting site called airbnb. You put in the city you want to stay in and people rent...
Forum: Americas 10-23-2013, 06:00 AM
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Posted By bingo43
Saltillo?

I'm sure there are some interesting things to see and do in Saltillo, but I'd just head south right after Monterrey and just before Saltillo. If you cross at the Colombia crossing near Nuevo Laredo...
Forum: Americas 09-17-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
Landslides are scary.

That is scary in that landslide situation. When I saw that bus I started to breath heavy thinking about what it would be like to be covered. ...
Forum: Americas 09-11-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
Rick's the man

Trice...where did you get that cool backstage-like Rick Bayless footage? Very cool. My family and I are going to Chicago for the weekend of the 12th of October. (marathon weekend) We plan to eat...
Forum: Americas 09-11-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23,869
Views: 1,828,924
Posted By bingo43
My son and I stayed at the Rincon Magico in Real...

My son and I stayed at the Rincon Magico in Real de Catorce this summer. It was amazing. Views from the patio/room down the mountain to the west. Stunning

That was a mistake not to take the 4 X 4...
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