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Traveling Mexico 2014

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by dwj - Donnie, May 22, 2014.

  1. dwj - Donnie

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    "While we went through some very poor areas today, the landscape was beautiful!"

    I wrote the above on the last entry, but now I would like to comment on what I said. :deal Most of these "poor" people are full blooded Mayans. They are living fairly close to the way their ancestors have lived for hundreds of years. Most are living off the land. Many do not have electricity or running water in their homes. And many have dirt floors in their very small, modest houses.

    However, do not confuse poor with unhappy! :deal We have made a direct correlation between the level of income and happiness in our world. These people have not! Because they know what we do not know, there is no relationship between wealth and happiness! At least after the very basic needs have been met and their basic necessities are a whole lot less than ours!:deal
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    Most of today's elevation up until the last hour was at 200 to 800 feet.

    A lot of corn being grown here.

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    The we stopped for lunch.

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    The food was fantastic! :clap It was chicken in some type of sauce. It was not mole or BB sauce, but it was something in that direction. Here are the cook and the waitress.

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    Then back to this.

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    Ana took some really good pictures! :clap

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    A lot of houses like these.

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    Ana walked across this one. :eek1

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    Getting fuel.

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    Can you imagine having your house here? :deal

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    Check the tree out in the foreground.

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    We arrived at Coban just as it was getting dark and checked into the same hotel we used here about nine months ago.
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    Enjoying Ana's pix. She's getting good with the camera.
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    I can think. I can wait. I can fast. Hermann Hesse. Siddartha. I gotta get some suspenders.
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    Yes, she is! :deal


    :roflThe suspenders work quite well! :D The pants are a little bit large and do not have side adjusters. I usually have so much stuff in my pockets my pants are always falling down. :lol3
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    Here is our hotel.

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    Just walking around.

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    Tons of these places!

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    She was smiling before I took the picture. :huh

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