Guatemala to Alaska and Back

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by GuateRider, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    20 of November , is the day of the Revolution in Mexico and everywhere there are big parades and opportunistic politicians giving speeches . The same here in Morelia, a big parade was planned. At first I didn't feel like going there, because when ever I hear the word Revolucion I get a bad feeling, in our recent history too much damage has been done to our countries in the name of some "pinche" revolution and in some countries the revolution madness is still going on :cry
    But at the end I went and I did not regret it . The theme of this years parade was sport: A lot of schools and some private enterprises were there, all dressed up in a different sport uniform. If it wouldn't have been for some historic/folkloric groups, you could never have guessed what the parade was all about.
    People went out there and everybody had a good time :clap


    Preparation started early in the morning


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    And the police has nice and brand new bikes


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    Not only the police was motorized


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    This group catched my atention, the revolutionary cooks :clap:clap:clap


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  2. Guaterider Girl

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    To all my friends that celebrate thanksgiving day and to the ones that don't, wish you a beautiful day!!!
    Even so we are not use to celebrate it. I think it's a great way to say thank you
    for all the blessings we all receive and to share with
    family and friends.
    I want to say thank you to all of our new friends, who in one way or another,
    have made this journey a great adventure!!!:clap
  3. GSgal

    GSgal Been here awhile

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    Luisa, thank you for your message. I, too, am thankful for new friends brought into my world this year on motorcycles. I'm thankful for the time with you and Julio.

    Feliz dia de Accion de Gracias a Ustedes, tambien!

    :nomystery
  4. crashmaster

    crashmaster ow, my balls!

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    Hola Luisa!!! Happy Thanksgiving to you and Julio. Here in Alaska we are opening a big bottle of inspiration to prepare the meal, Julio style. :freaky Vamos a encontrar en Guatemala, hasta pronto!
    Saludos!
  5. GuateRider

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    I hope the inspiration worked and you guys came up with one of your signature dinners :evil:freaky:evil
    Hasta pronto, riding in Guate or snow machining in Alaska ....
  6. nailit2em

    nailit2em Been here awhile

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  7. GuateRider

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  8. Guaterider Girl

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    Hi Silvia!!! Thank you!!!!!!!!
    We are really thankful for the beautiful time we share
    with you!!! I hope to share more time with you
    soon in Guatemala!!!

    Take care!!!
    Espero que hayas pasado un lindo día de acción
    de gracias!!!
    Un fuerte abrazo!!!:clap
  9. Guaterider Girl

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    :freaky salud!!!
    Thank you Vince!!! I 'm sure all of you had a great and delicious
    Thanksgiving Dinner !!! And fun as always!!! :rofl
    The inspiration bottle always work!!!
    Nos vemos pronto, como dice Julio! En Guatemala o
    en Alaska!!!

    Cuídate mucho!!!
  10. CHAPIN

    CHAPIN Been here awhile

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    I just found this thread. Awsome photography!

    Hector
  11. nailit2em

    nailit2em Been here awhile

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    Just think what I'd have written if I had taken notes :rofl
    Just think of it as a good....well ok maybe not good but... a book and save it for a rainy day. :D
  12. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Gracias Hector !!
    Good to have you along and to know that you like the pics.

    Julio
  13. CHAPIN

    CHAPIN Been here awhile

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    No habia notado que habemos bastantes chapines en advrider.

    I haven't noticed before that there is a bunch of guatemalians, guatemalans... Hmm people from Guatemala :rofl

    Hector
  14. GuateRider

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    Así mero es !!!

    We should think about having a Guatemala Adv meeting ...
  15. GuateRider

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    After more then 9 month on the road without a plan,all of a sudden we got a plan .
    After 12 days it was time to leave Morelia:-( . This should be our first day with a plan and we got up in the morning with the plan to go to Zihuatenejo . 5 hours later we ended up in Valle de Bravo...
    More details as soon as I get a better Internet connection
    Now we are heading out to Puebla.

    If you want to make God laugh,make plans !!!
  16. Hewby

    Hewby Been here awhile

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    Love it.
  17. GuateRider

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    What exactly is it that you love ? :scratch:scratch:scratch
  18. Hewby

    Hewby Been here awhile

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    Both the movie that you quote, and the joy of changing plans. Life is wonderful. Enjoy your ride - when you actually get on the bikes ;)
  19. GSgal

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    The suspense is killing me. Do tell... :brow
  20. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    You are so right, life is wonderful indeed :evil
    And if you look hard enough, you can always find something positiv and something that you should be thankful for, in every situation.
    We have been on the bike the last 3 days and yes, we enjoyed it. :D