Donnie and Modesta 2018 - Mexico, Central America and Beyond

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  1. dwj - Donnie

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    We won't be leaving for a few more days, but I am going ahead and getting this started. The plan is to leave Dec 28 and return around Feb 9/10. Countries planed include Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and El Salvador on the way back if time permits. We plan on going all the way to Yavisa, Panama where the road going south ends. Of course, our routes are always subject to change.

    While the title says 2018, there will be a few days of 2017 included, but since most of the trip will be in 2018, I am putting all of it under this Thread.

    Modesta and I will be on our 2016 Honda African Twin.
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    Getting ready to leave tomorrow morning! I can't wait!:jack[​IMG]

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    Have a great ride, I'll be following along...
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    BTW, questions and comments are always welcome! Please let us hear from you as we travel!

    PS, I am going to try to get Modesta to write a few lines each day to give her perspective.
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    modesta puede escribir en Espanol por favor
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    :lol3 Given the fact that she neither speaks, reads or writes in English, I think it will have to be in Spanish! :lol3

    I have never been able to get my lap top to do Spanish letters, I will have her send it to me in Messenger, so it will have the correct accents. I will copy and post that, plus an English translation. If I get her to write something!
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    I am sure she knows a couple english words!! haha for example No, yes please and thank you!
    Have fun in Central America, I rode to Yaviza a couple years ago, I did it as a day trip out of Panama city, my wooden sailboat on the west coast is named Yaviza
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    Yes, and money, shopping, and more! jajaja I help her study duolingo and she does OK, but getting her to actually use it is just about impossible. I was also in Yaviza several years ago. Did not care for the pueblo, but I really liked the ride there and back. We will be returning!
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    Yay! Another report to subscribe to. I think I may have to have an Africa Twin someday. And I definitely need to ride in Mexico again. Really enjoyed your visits to the pueblos magicos.
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    Got any idea where you'll be around the first week of February?
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    Hasta luego![​IMG]

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    Brunch.

    Almuerzo.

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    What is it? Looks good.
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    Es chile de huevo en guajillo.
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    We should be in Antigua, Gatemala on Feb 1 and then we will arrive home around Feb 8, following the Pacific coast side of Mexico. Will you be in the area?
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