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DAY 42, Nov. 21, 2011 Temp 20C to 36C, Zihuatanejo (like in Shawschank Redemption)
Only 20 km into the trip and I realized this at 100km/h and the case stayed on. Wow, Givi is great! It was just all my clothes in that case, so not major. After the safety strap was added to the luggage I continued on. The road passed Chapala was boring especially because I saw little of the lake at all.. Only C2R6T6V3.
|Turned South onto ruta 37 and
Drug Lands C6R6T3/4V6
Zihua (as know by the locals) probably has more to offer, but I was really only looking for a place to stay where I could go diving and sit on the beach going for a swim every couple hours to relieve the humidity. Not the case. I'm not even sure there is an open Dive shop at the moment. Plus a boat filled beach front and higher prices which put me over the bridge on the less safe North side. Oh well. In the end I slept in a fantastic bed (best in Mexico), ate well, gambled some money away and had too many beers. Oh, and dropped the bike for the 1st time on the trip (Don't ask). Not too shabby for one days work.
|Delicious Mahi Mahi stuffed with
|I lost $8 after 2 hrs and this guy beside me and Marvin the Canadian owner working on his third wife at the age of 40 (Brian Brown from Cocktail), who had 20 Blackjacks in the same time I was playing lost it all too.
|Maria's Norte ($20) Comfy bed with fan
|Shot from the foot bridge from the Center to the North
|Making my mark
|Cleaning the beach
|A required lunch stop.
|Bathrooms hanging off a cliff over
the beach, Nice?
Ruta 200 second section of the day was still good for views,
but many Topes and Towns! C2/3R7T6V7.
|This shot was required as it reminded me of films about
Vietnam which I'm sure have been done in Mexico
|Lots of cops patrolling the roads.
It was good to see or
is this a bad sign?
|Days of Thunder reminder
|Hold your breath from the smoke of the grass fire
|I guess my GPS knows this is the
|WTF? Oh you funny GPS you.
|While eating dinner this guy
appeared. He came up and pawed
one of the Americans I was eating
with. I thought it was a cat. I had
no idea Mexico had Raccoons
this far South
|I had to take a dip. Very Nice and think of the pool parties back in the day!
|You know it's touristy when...
|Toll roads like this, $2 for 100km.
This was only 2km, so not that bad
|The views are good.
Acapulco to Marquelca - C2R6/7T6/7V4 at least 40 Topes (speed bumps). A great section of road as you get close to Oaxaca State. C7R5/6T4V5/6
|Nicer waves at this beach, "La Punta"
|Martina and Veronika at breakfast / lunch
|After lunch at the Restaurant
|In to town for local tacos 4 x $1.80
|Getting ready for Christmas
|Every Sunset like this...Oh yeah