Return to Panama

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by dwj - Donnie, Feb 12, 2014.

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    We had a very nice visit and did not arrive back to the hotel till almost midnight.

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    Dreams do come true! :deal
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    I took a few photos on the way to pick up some breakfast tacos this morning.

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    I wonder how many years or decades he has been doing this! :huh

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    I don't have a radio! :lol3

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    I saw a bunch of bicycles. At least 90% were being pushed and not ridden. :huh I don't know what is up about that.

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    We left bright and early at 12:15PM. :D Basically just riding across the Yucaton to Tulum. A bit less than 200 miles. Most of it sort of boring except for a short cut we took for about 40 miles on some old sort of paved roads. :lol3 i don't think Ana liked that part. :huh
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    Had a very late lunch. The waiter was extremely interested in the moto. Claimed he had one and wanted to take mine for a ride.

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    I took him for a short ride.

    We will be in Tulum for a couple days and then head to Belize, maybe stopping by Chetumal first.
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    We were out on the street for a bit last night. Ana was somewhat memorized! She had never seen that many gringos! They was more of us than them! :rofl
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    I only took one picture today and here it is:

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    The moto sitting outside of the motel room. :rofl
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    But we had a nice day! :D We finally had breakfast about 10:00AM and headed to the beach at noon. Played around in the clear rolling waves for a few hours before returning to town. Had a nice late late lunch and called it a day.

    We will head toward Belize tomorrow. Maybe stopping at Chetumal, which is located on the beach in Mexico just before the border. I guess we will decide tomorrow. :lol3
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    good to see you back on the road again donny. nice bike---keep the filters clean :)
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    I now carry spare fuel filter on the moto! :deal
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    We were on the road at 9:00AM this morning! :eek1 We had a ways to go and a border to cross. :deal This would be both of our first time to Belize.

    We stopped at 10:30 for a late breakfast and had a wonderful meal for $7. A half roasted chicken, rice, spaghetti, beans, pickled onion, and some really good tortillas, plus a couple of cold drinks. :clap

    And then we headed on to the border. Easy and fast crossing. :clap

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    Got a hotel room at Orange Walk. Kids in the pool.

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    We will paddle around a bit later. :D
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    View from the second floor of the hotel.

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    Hotel art.

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    Searching for supper! :D

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    You will notice, all of the signs are in English! :D English is the primary language here, but Spanish is also widely spoken.

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    I have no idea how they arrived at the name Orange Walk for their town, but it is a nic3e color, I meant name! :rofl

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    I read in someone else's RR lately, that these folks are not afraid of color. That is a fact! :deal

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