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Old 10-16-2011, 11:00 PM   #4846
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It's been raining like a bastard here in Playa del Carmen for 5 days or so. I've been unable to strike sun poses on the beach. I'm loving my Renault Clio
bummer. been amazing in GTO, crisp fall day, mid 80s, clear and sunny.
went for a great dual sport ride.
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Old 10-16-2011, 11:11 PM   #4847
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Bob, unless you are being sarcastic? Don Julio is excellent! It's kind of expensive, about 500 pesos for a smallish square bottle. That's why I was trying to win a bottle off of LAZ 1. Don Julio is a very nice smooth Tequila with an almost a citrusy taste. It is not too dark and smoky but not too clear and flavorless either. I like to sip it on the rocks with slice of lime in hand!
Don Julio...mmm yummy.
I'd also take some Herradura. muy sabroso.

has anyone visited Don Julio and bought from the factory?
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Old 10-17-2011, 09:40 AM   #4848
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While you guys were putting armorall on your chaps and drinking expensive booze, I went for a ride.
As I mentioned on the Schizz thread, my buddy and I came across a campesino with a beat up pick up truck with a flat tire. He had the truck jacked up and the wheel off. Here are some of the missing details from the other short version.
We offered to use a patch kit to fix it, he said we would need an air pump, ok, no problem we have one of those too.
Ok he says, but what pressure can it give because the bead was broken from the rim, it wasn't just a normal flat.
Ok we say, there is a Pemex just over the mountain top we'll take you there and we'll patch it and use their pressure line to reseat the tire as best as possible. Ok he says. Meanwhile, what had been sunny and about 12c went to heavy fog, black as pitch, and about 5c as a weather front moved in really fast. We get him over to my buddy's bike and the guy is walking very strange and in obvious pain. We get him up on the bike and he's holding on to the wheel and tire. My buddy gets on the bike and off we go with this guy wearing only a t-shirt, sweat pants and some beat up shoes, holding on to my buddy and the tire like a Titanic survivor. We get to the Pemex, we get him off the bike and get the tire sorted and we ask him why he is walking so funny. It's really cold, he's shivering away, and he says he broke his leg last night at the ranch and was driving himself to a clinic pretty far away, the leg hadn't been set nor had a cast, he was hobbling around with it broken.
While we were at the Pemex, some people he knew happened to stop by in another pick up and were going to get his truck sorted out and get him to the rural mountain clinic in Quimixtlan, Puebla. Some pretty strong character there, though he was in real pain he didn't complain and was happy to get on the back of the bike.

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Old 10-17-2011, 10:18 AM   #4849
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No bag of rocks?

No pyramid?

No Hippy chick?

What kinda story is THAT?!

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Old 10-17-2011, 10:23 AM   #4850
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No bag of rocks?

No pyramid?

No Hippy chick?

What kinda story is THAT?!

A true one! LOL!
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Old 10-17-2011, 12:09 PM   #4851
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I was just talking about drinking expensive booze. I'm a KLR rider. I usually just sniff Resistol too.
If that's the case, I wonder what the DR650 and XR650 cheapskates are covering with armorall, what they are drinking, and what they are sniffing!
Other than money they have saved because they don't own BMW's.
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Old 10-17-2011, 12:43 PM   #4852
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Old 10-17-2011, 01:50 PM   #4853
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This was 1984 ... and I was with a local archeoligist ...

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Uh-oh.
As usual, I went to the wrong pyramid.

Back in 84, the Club Med in Coba was just getting started, and the best ruins still hadn't been cleared for turistas.

After the Gringa left, I stayed at the top of the Pyramid.
I was up there for an hour or so,
meditating,
with the crystal on my chest,
trying to tune in to whatever magic vibes I could

Must have been on the wrong channel, 'cause nothing much happened ...
until ...
a couple of local "groundskeepers" showed up at the top.

They had machetes, and BIG smiles, cotton pants, rope sandals, and not much else.They saw me up there "tuning in", and started chattering away at me in the local dialect. Then with gestures, they led me down the pyramid and off some pretty wild trails about a klick into the jungle.

There was a MASSIVE 'Qeztzl back there,
the head had fallen off it, but otherwise it was pretty well preserved.
VERY Impressive!!!!!!

I sat there with them for another hour,
waiting for something profound to happen ...
but it never did.

I felt like I'd missed... ?something? ...
like the kid who was asleep when Santa was handing out the presents.

After that, I went back to Club Med, looked up the Gringa,
and tried to get more answers from her [ and of course, tried to get into her panties].
No success with either venture.

But two weeks later, at Mardis Gras in N'Awlins,
I met up with a gun totin' Cajun girl that I dam near married.

Don't know whether to credit [ or blame ] the "magic" crystal for that episode,
but it sure was an initeresting time while it lasted.

But that is another story ...
[;{)

PS: One pyramid I went to in Belize,
up next to the Guatemalan border,
was still " active".

No guards,
no guns [ except maybe the Ghurkas who were there patrolling the Guat border for "cross border shoppers" who were kidnapping the local ranchers to fund theiur Guerilla movement ]


There was just a small pyramid off a walking trail somewhere in the jungle.

And when we got there bright and early in the morning,
there was an alter at the top with candle wax and blood on it, and the skull of some small jungle animal.

Also saw a cave with some pre-Columbian paintings and pottery shards that still hadn't been roped off.

YEP,
when you go South looking for "adventure",
no telling what you might find.
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Old 10-17-2011, 01:57 PM   #4854
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Just briefly, having just come back from Baja, I will say that I encountered NO problems and felt perfectly safe the entire time. I was more worried riding through California.
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Old 10-17-2011, 01:58 PM   #4855
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I was just talking about drinking expensive booze. I'm a KLR rider. I usually just sniff Resistol too.
Down here in South Texas "Juarez" is usually consistently the cheapest tequila available, and they actually make something that's a near tequila (made with tequila and other liquors, or something like that) that tastes the same as their tequila but saves ya a dollar or two.

I keep a flask in the freezer and do shots every so often, but the stuff is really suitable for use as a parts cleaner. Or for getting the airplane cement or gasket maker out of your moustache.

It's a little stout, let's put things that-a-way.
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Old 10-17-2011, 02:22 PM   #4856
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I keep a flask in the freezer and do shots every so often, but the stuff is really suitable for use as a parts cleaner. Or for getting the airplane cement or gasket maker out of your moustache.
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Old 10-17-2011, 02:51 PM   #4857
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Old 10-17-2011, 04:19 PM   #4858
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Old 10-17-2011, 04:38 PM   #4859
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If that's the case, I wonder what the DR650 and XR650 cheapskates are covering with armorall, what they are drinking, and what they are sniffing!
Other than money they have saved because they don't own BMW's.
DR650 rider here & 200 peso tequilla buyer.
and yes i went for a ride too.
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Old 10-17-2011, 09:55 PM   #4860
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Supa 12 Pilot, was that your Super Tenere parked at Quinta and 26 tonight?
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