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Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 171
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Posted By Lifes2short
Guatemala or...?

Our visit to Uxmal very much reinvigorated our spirits and recharged our Allspark. But where to next? That’s THE question we keep asking each other lately. How about south into Guatemala…via Merida...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-28-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 397,682
Posted By Lifes2short
Last night's sunset in San Cristobal de las...

Last night's sunset in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/photos/i-k9cFMzZ/0/L/i-k9cFMzZ-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Uxmal Video

Our photo editing software seems to be acting up. GRRRRR! It has for some strange reason spontaneously deleted all the edits to all photos since we left Merida and we're trying to get back up to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Uxmal Ruins

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We've gone from 1400km's in 4 days to about 200km's in...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-14-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,324
Posted By Lifes2short
Hopefully they've already taken that ride...back...

Hopefully they've already taken that ride...back in 2011
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Thanks guys :wave

Thanks guys :wave
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Happy Holidays

We’ve mentioned a couple of times that we had hit a low spot on our travels. I’m not going to belabour the low points though because we’ve already kind of flogged that horse. We have been overwhelmed...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Thanks John.

Thanks John.
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Not every road is paved with gold

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In the hope that some sun and beach time would lift our...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve

Back when we visited the Geo Centre in St John’s, Newfoundland, we saw Flight of the Butterflies, a fantastic 3D movie about the Monarch butterflies and their migration from eastern Canada and the US...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Thanks:freaky! It would have been easy to head...

Thanks:freaky! It would have been easy to head back to what's comfortable and familiar. We certainly would have enjoyed that, but we've been there - done that, as the saying goes. Once we got over...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Gravity Sucks!

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We didn’t roll out of our hotel till the crack of noon and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Morelia

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We had a very short 174km’s to Morelia and our 8th state...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
We are indeed! It's hard to believe Fort Nelson...

We are indeed! It's hard to believe Fort Nelson was part of the same trip, seems like such a long time ago.

Not sure about making it to Nakusp this year, we have other plans :evil but we'd like...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
HA! How many crevezas did it take before you saw...

HA! How many crevezas did it take before you saw that?:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
It was only a test. You PASSED!:lol3

It was only a test. You PASSED!:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Ok apparently I missed a photo above. If anyone...

Ok apparently I missed a photo above. If anyone found a fish in the (mis-captioned) photo above lemme know.

http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/photos/i-k9Rs8Vv/0/L/i-k9Rs8Vv-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Culture Shock

Somewhere over the last few days we've began feeling pretty homesick, almost 7 months on the road and it hits us now? With Christmas fast approaching it’s only going to get harder I think. There’s no...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Drivers Ed...Mexican Style

While loading up the bike in front of the hotel the next morning, we were approached by someone from a Mexican magazine, Enlace, and ended up doing an impromptu interview. We fielded questions about...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Thanks! Parking for the Casablanca was at...

Thanks!

Parking for the Casablanca was at the behind the hotel. It was gated and had a security guard. Not sure if the guard was there through the night but there was also a camera pointed at the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Durango, Durango

“Where do you want to go next?”
“I don’t know, where do you want to go?”
This is a conversation we’ve had many times during our trip. Without a specific plan or agenda for Mexico, it was one we’d...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-17-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 397,682
Posted By Lifes2short
http://lifes2short.smugmug.com/photos/i-S9L4SNf/0/...

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Looking out over the city of Durango in Mexico.
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Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Mexico...Take 2

Our second attempt at Mexico went a little better, or at least we lasted longer. We checked out of the hotel in Tucson and hit the Cracker Barrel for some of that hashbrown casserole one last time...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
¡Hola Mexico!

You learn a great deal about yourself when you step outside of your own comfort zone. Of the two of us, I would have to say that Lori has pushed that comfort bubble much more than I have so far....
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
6 Months on the road

Hard to believe we have already been on the road for 6 months. What a trip so far! We’ve seen some pretty incredible sights and have met some truly wonderful people along the way. Whether at some...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 33,416
Posted By Lifes2short
Hey Rad, no offence meant, I know you guys...

Hey Rad, no offence meant, I know you guys travelled all of CA without assistance. I just thought it was funny as you were travelling with a couple from Spain for a little bit.

Will be following...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 33,416
Posted By Lifes2short
Around South America and beyond

LOL! Admittedly I have only read up to here (up to this post) in your journey, but I think it would be fair to mention that you've been travelling with a SPANISH couple for the last little bit. No...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Thanks Max:freaky

Thanks Max:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Hey Mark, is it true? I heard you guys are finally leaving California.

After an overnight in Victorville, we headed north towards Death Valley. It was hot and the wind was gusting from the west at what seemed well over 60mph. I got to practice that ancient art of...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 41,567
Posted By Lifes2short
I forgot to mention that I blew the crotch out on...

I forgot to mention that I blew the crotch out on my Airwave pants, literally as I was about to get on the bike for a 7 day ride around Lake Superior. The stitching had blown apart in the crotch area...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 41,567
Posted By Lifes2short
Having worn the Airwave for a full season I can...

Having worn the Airwave for a full season I can tell you that it vents incredibly well, especially in the heat here in North America. If you're moving, it's great. If you're sitting in traffic, then...
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Dzięki Arek.:1drink

Dzięki Arek.:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Whirlwind tour of LA

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We ended up spending a few days with family in Los...
Forum: Europe 12-26-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,500
Posted By Lifes2short
Hey Merry Christmas to all here and all the best...

Hey Merry Christmas to all here and all the best in the new year.
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
You're still in California?

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From Morro Bay, we headed south to San Luis Obispo where...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Thank you very much :)

Thank you very much :)
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
The Vortex of California

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By the end of the 2 weeks we were itching to get going...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
San Francisco

Last month we had seen the Golden Gate but never actually made it across the bridge into San Francisco. We decided to make a day of playing tourist and took the BART into the big city one day....
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
Getting Soft in California

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Our flight home to Ontario went by pretty quickly even...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 37,128
Posted By Lifes2short
California 202

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A day later, we found ourselves at Mike and Kati's place...
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