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Old 04-24-2013, 12:14 PM   #14956
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Hey SR,

It was really nice getting to talk to you at Trice's the other day.

In regard to the above highlight, do you know if Tamps is one of the states that allows that? If so, could I plate/register a bike there but keep it at home in Texas? I think I would do this to the KLR if I could.
Hi Weazy great to meet you too. Thanks for the book!!

Someone told me that you could do it in Jalisco, but I don't know about Tamps? You might call MCA. They know a lot about those things. Your plan might not be bad. You might look into how insurance will work with the situation you are describing.

BTW, 2 years ago I did a full import on my 2005 KLR. If I remember correctly it cost about 11,000 pesos.
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Old 04-24-2013, 04:16 PM   #14957
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As you walk in my room was the first one to the right last time I stayed there. Parked the bike right in the back there. El Farol is a nice place to stay and I enjoyed the restaurant. The bartender there let me use his bicycle to tour the town (I didn't feel like suiting up for the motorcycle). I visited the Casa Madero winery, which is actually the old San Lorenzo winery that the Madero family bought sometime in the late 1800's I think. I also visited the chapel on top of the volcanic plug, Santo Madero, visited the natural spring fed pools and all the aqueducts. Two blocks over from the hotel is where the movie The Wild Bunch was filmed for the opening shootout. Just outside of town is the hacienda Cienega del Carmen where the final shootout was filmed. It has since been renovated. There is a nice casa de cultura in Parras where you can hear nice music being played, classical violin and guitarra. Easy to meet & greet the locals there and blend in. I love that town.
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:02 PM   #14958
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Boquillas del Carmen, Coahuila (Big Bend National Park)

As of this afternoon along the Rio Bravo Del Norte



Crossing the Rio Grande ($5.00)



Transport from the river to Boquillas



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Old 04-24-2013, 08:05 PM   #14959
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:07 PM   #14960
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Veronica on the right. You see her to pay for your boat ride. You are in Coahuila, vaquero.

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Old 04-24-2013, 08:09 PM   #14961
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There is a book about this crossing into Mexico

here is a book
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:11 PM   #14962
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1 of 2 restaurants in Boquillas:



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Old 04-24-2013, 08:15 PM   #14963
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:18 PM   #14964
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Excellent; one more opportunity for good will.
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:22 PM   #14965
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I declare the Boquillas Crossing officially "open"

















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Old 04-24-2013, 08:45 PM   #14966
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I haven't been to BB in years.

You sure do get around, Trice.
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:46 PM   #14967
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Thing?

What is that "thing" parked next to your motorcycle? Is that some kind of amphibious craft for the border crossing?
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:49 PM   #14968
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Getting Around.

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I haven't been to BB in years.

You sure do get around, Trice.
I think that he actually has "stringers" out in the field who make him seem like he is everywhere... kinda like Fox "News". Ya' just don't know who you can believe anymore.
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:53 PM   #14969
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:34 AM   #14970
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Carta Blanca...mmmmmm (Homero Simpson voz).
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