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Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 96
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Posted By nailit2em
Longest Video yet!

Instead of having two part videos I decided to just make one long one. I'm still trying to figure this video stuff out. If I remember right this is a little over 3.5 hours of video condensed down....
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
San Cristobal then riding to Puebla

My stay in San Cristobal was short...as usual. I have stayed here several times but I don't think it has ever been for more than one night. It is a perfect distance from Antigua for a good day ride...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
The police stop was pretty uneventful. They were...

The police stop was pretty uneventful. They were flagging most of the cars that drove by at that spot. He asked for my license twice and I only gave him the international permit. My real license was...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Video riding from Antigua to San Cristobal de las Casas

I have said it before. I never knew how much work these frigging videos were going to be!:ddog I have lost count of how many hours I have worked on this video alone. I was even planning on getting...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Video of ride to GC Airport and back to Antigua

This video starts out with my wife riding with me. I'm taking her back to the airport so she can fly home. This means the trip is almost over!

The trip to the airport took a little longer....like...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Thank you! I might try to get fancy with my last...

Thank you! I might try to get fancy with my last video but keeping things basic and easy....for me now:D

The muted videos are usually the Gopro camera with the waterproof case on it. It also...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
At&t

I have an iPhone 5s using At&t service. I have the google maps app installed on my phone. I bought the $60 international plan with unlimited txt, 300g of data and I think it was .25 per minute for...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Video of last day in Antigua

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Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Last day in Antigua before I lose my riding partner

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Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Coban to Antigua via CA-5

Lots of corners, more topes, more dirt, more gravel, more corners, a chicken, chicken busses, a bus almost on two wheels, a woman holding a small child on a moped, more corners, small towns, big...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Lanquin to Coban on our way to Antigua

Here it is. The video that has caused me great grief putting together! At around 4:10 is the GS nap. This video gets us through Coban. I'm now starting the next video. I hope it doesn't take as long ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
More pics

http://nailit2em.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Mexico-Guatemala/i-Tt8BxQK/0/L/DSCF0486-L.jpg (http://nailit2em.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Mexico-Guatemala/45412114_QwrgSC#!i=3698183424&k=Tt8BxQK)...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Leaving Semuc Champey going back to Antigua

We were up very early for many reasons to go back to Antigua from Lanquin. I think we were even up before the roosters at El Retiro! If you have ever stayed there you know just how early that is!
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Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
I would agree

YES Semuc Champey is an amazing place!!

We were very happy to have avoided your scenario! My wife said she would have walked up those hills if we had spent the night closer to Semuc Champey.
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Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Semuc Champey

This video picks up in the cave then rope swing into the river, tubing, bridge jumping, overview of Semuc Champey, and swimming in Semuc Champey

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Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
El Retiro Lodge Semuc Champey video 1

This video starts at El Retiro and ends half way through our cave tour

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Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
EL Retiro Lodge Semuc Champey

Today started out very well. Good breakfast, relaxing sounds from the river as we ate and a view that could have been enjoyed all day long!

We were up early so that we could eat and then...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
thanks

We heard the same stories about the buses being robbed from people at El Retiro Lodge. None of them had been robbed but like your story one bus ahead of them got hit. Much safer on a moto :lol3

I...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Just keep a map handy and give yourself extra...

Just keep a map handy and give yourself extra time and all will be good. Or at least that was my plan after this last road block.

These minor "road blocks" are just the price to pay to see...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Part 2 from Monterrico

This video starts on CA-3 heading towards Coban

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Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Part 1 of Monterrico to Lanquin Semuc Champey

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Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Monterrico to San Agustin Lanquin (Semuc Champey)

If my wife had her way we would have never left Montericco! But we both had wanted to see Semuc Champey for years. From what I had researched prior to this point it should take us 5-6 hours to get...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Cal I'll pass it along but I'm sure Julio has...

Cal I'll pass it along but I'm sure Julio has seen it already :D

Julio and Luisa have spoken a lot about all of the nice people they met on their trip! I was able to catch up with them on their...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Monterrico video

This is the video of or stay in Monterrico. The hotel, beach, sunsets, locals, etc. It was a great couple of days:clap:clap

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Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
I almost didn't put it in

THANKS:clap

I almost didn't put it in but thought I'd see if anyone noticed the spelling on the boat...its different than anywhere else...only one r in Monterrico...not sure the reason:scratch
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Antigua to Monterrico via goat trail

We slept in the morning after our hike to Pacaya. Our original plans were to go to Semuc Champey today. We decided to go an "easier" route today and enjoy some time at the beach. I had researched...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Afternoon trip to Pacaya

Our plans for this trip have changed several times over the last several months! As the title and my opening indicates my wife is traveling with limited mobility. She has one so so knee and one that...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Antigua

My first night in Antigua was very relaxing. I no longer had to stress about not getting to the airport or GC on time to pick up my wife. Guaterider had the beer chilled for me, even though he was...
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Quetzeltenango to Antigua

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Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Victor's video from Guate MX border to Quetzeltenango

The great thing about riding with other people is that you get to be in the video and not just behind it!

Vitor used this battery on his Gopro that allows him to record ALL DAY!!
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Yeah he was a pain to deal with! The last time I...

Yeah he was a pain to deal with! The last time I got the figure I wanted right off! I saved some Q's for my next trip to avoid this issue!! There is a cajero (ATM) just up the street I'll use next...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Protest pics and San Cristobal to Quetzaltenango

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Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Part 2 Oaxaca to San Cristobal de las casas

This video starts out with a ride on MX190 through the mountains from the coast. Very fun road! Then huge protest in Tuxtla, the dooms day scene!! Busses stranded, people walking down the highway...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Oaxaca to San Cristobal de las casas part 1

Well I had intentions of doing more on this RR tonight but....yeah..Panamerikaner I did a little more than I joked about tonight:D

As I mentioned earlier I'm now back in Puebla Mexico. I left...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
I would have enjoyed grabbing a beer in either of...

I would have enjoyed grabbing a beer in either of those places!! Unfortunately I'll be back in the states probably by Wednesday. I'm in Puebla now. I went from slow internet to no internet for...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
leaving Hierve El Agua going back to Oaxaca

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I didn't realize I had taken an alternate route into Hierve El Agua until I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
THANK YOU!! We had a great time in...

THANK YOU!!
We had a great time in Monterrico. Nikki loved Pez De Oro!!:clap:clap:clap She didn't want to leave:D
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Thanks!!!!

Thanks!!!!
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
Video Puebla to Oaxaca

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This is a little out of order for my trip but oh well. Earlier I mentioned I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,814
Posted By nailit2em
My wife summed it up well...

Two days ago I was very frustrated that I did not make my destination and that I had a very long day! I was relaying my frustrations to my wife that night but told her that I had met three great guys...
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