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Old 05-31-2013, 09:25 AM   #15826
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One of the great privileges of travel is meeting and hosting other travelers. Advrider has been great for this in my life. IMO it is the host who benefits more than the guest and I appreciate travelers providing the opportunity to participate in some small way in their adventures. Last year I met Troutshack on his way south and this year he has his B-I-L Mark with him. Two great guys setting out on a nice little adventure to Mexico and beyond. Hopefully they will post up here from time to time so we can ride along with them.

Thanks for dropping in, guys, and say "hi" to Trice on your way south.

Buena suerte,

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Old 05-31-2013, 09:50 AM   #15827
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I also picked up a great book on the work of Manuel Alvarez Bravo's b&w photography. Probably the best Latin American photographer of the 20th century. $235 pesos at Costco.
Now that is an open border, buying Mexican culture at a US based big box store.. clap


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Old 05-31-2013, 09:54 AM   #15828
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One of the great privileges of travel is meeting and hosting other travelers. Advrider has been great for this in my life. IMO it is the host who benefits more than the guest and I appreciate travelers providing the opportunity to participate in some small way in their adventures. Last year I met Troutshack on his way south and this year he has his B-I-L Mark with him. Two great guys setting out on a nice little adventure to Mexico and beyond. Hopefully they will post up here from time to time so we can ride along with them.




Brian (Troutshack) at The Casona, taking in a few pointers on tire care while on the road south of the border (my on again off again on again Mad Scientist Tire Academy)

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Old 05-31-2013, 10:08 AM   #15829
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Enrique Krauze's massive tome on the history of Mexico is now available in English electronically. Not to be missed, a long time in translation but it is now out.
Ordered!
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Old 05-31-2013, 11:11 AM   #15830
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I've got the Krauze book but have yet to read it...too many books, not enough time.
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Old 05-31-2013, 11:42 AM   #15831
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[QUOTE=SchizzMan;21534491]One of the great privileges of travel is meeting and hosting other travelers. [QUOTE]

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Old 05-31-2013, 12:12 PM   #15832
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If I could reach half way to that level my left nut will say, "Hasta luego mi patron, es el fin del camino".
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Old 05-31-2013, 12:40 PM   #15833
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Awesome Things About Mexico

11 awesome things about Mexico.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/0...#slide=1811671
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:04 PM   #15834
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Thanks SR. Great slideshow and info.

Feliz Viernes!

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Old 05-31-2013, 01:07 PM   #15835
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If I could reach half way to that level my left nut will say, "Hasta luego mi patron, es el fin del camino".
If I didn't think you were about at that level, I wouldn't be creating the Michael Strah Gallery Exhibition of Black and White Photographs of Mexico. In fact, I returned at noon today with the thin core mounting boards, printer paper, various trimming blades, etc. This is the project I saved until after I got home from traveling.

Note: this can be a traveling dealio so if someone wants me to pack them into a Mexican Suitcase and have me fly with them to their destination, one of my perks is business class thank you very much. This after the Long National Nightmare called me flying home on Air France in coach in a middle seat after I gave up an isle seat to be nice.
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:16 PM   #15836
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:18 PM   #15837
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11 awesome things about Mexico.....
#12: Some of the best motorcycle roads on the planet, with off-the-chart scenery as a bonus
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:46 PM   #15838
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#13: Mole!!
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:51 PM   #15839
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#14. Mole and cold beer !
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:54 PM   #15840
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...the Long National Nightmare called me flying home on Air France in coach in a middle seat after I gave up an isle seat to be nice.
You need to swap some Air France stories with the Mystery Rider some time.

Don't go transfering the photos to large framed, black velvet and be selling them at the gas stations! Unless they up the offer.
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