Author Archives: aryng
On existing in the world and in Chiapas
Blogging is hard. Here is the stories, pictures, and thoughts from my last few weeks. Sorry if it is a bit long and cluttered, or if you managed to catch the first version which was even more so. I … Continue reading
I took six days to ride from Chalmita to Oaxaca de Juarez. Some of this was beautiful, sometimes it felt slow going. Sometimes I stopped and talked to people a while and others were pretty solitary. There is pretty strong … Continue reading
Muy lejos todavía
Thursday I met another bike traveler, the first I’ve encountered since Guadalajara. He is from Poland and was heading the other way. He said it is probably a month to Merida, which is longer than I was planning but makes … Continue reading
Remember late spring when I had nothing to say except how sunny and hot it is? The next few weeks may be like that again. Stay tuned only if you don’t mind my whining, and haphazard ability to protect myself … Continue reading
I miss the long days, when I could dally in the afternoon and still have time to get as far as I’d like. I’m not actually worried about time, it is ok to be doing shorter days. Spent a bit … Continue reading
Yesterday was an easy restart to traveling. I set out late morning, missed the cool part of the day. Stopped for a coconut in the afternoon. I cannot yet drink,eat a whole coconut at once, but maybe with practice. Stayed … Continue reading
It has been a while again, here is a little about my past month: I haven’t biked much here. Chalmita is in the middle of a long hill, which seemed pretty daunting when I arrived. … Continue reading
Tomorrow was a bit of a stretch…
Tuesday I had a short ride to Chalmita, where I am staying on a farm, WWOOFing for a bit. I also had my first road stop inspection! I answered all the questions well enough and my could find both identification … Continue reading
I’m stopped for the night in the lovely city of Toluca. Made a friend, explored a bit. Probably more, but I’ll have to tell you about it tomorrow, for now to sleep.
today I visited a monarch butterfly sanctuary. It is a magical place, they fill the sky, the trees… I am tonight in Zitacuaro.