Monthly Archives: November 2009

Summit on Cerro Chirripo

Link to SPOT track of Chirripo hike The last two days Jill and I were up on Chirripo. It was a scenic and interesting, but also a very long hike. (See the photos on my Picasa web gallery.) The trailhead … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Chirripo Grande in Costa Rica

Yesterday Jill and I arrived in Costa Rica at the Talamanca Reserve near the Chirripo National Park. It was a long journey to get here, after the flight and a 4.5 hr rental car drive over winding mountain roads and … Continue reading

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Riding (and city camping) in Guatemala

The last two days I was riding from Tapachula (Mexico) across the border and then East towards the capital of Guatemala. I took the coastal route to avoid the huge mountains in the central region of the country. As expected, … Continue reading

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Tapachula town and Tajumulco volcano

After arriving yesterday and spending an evening in Tapachula near the Guatemala border I will try to get to San Marcos (across the border) today by bus and then take another bus tomorrow morning to the trailhead of the Tajumulco … Continue reading

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Oaxaca district – first big hills, then big winds

After coming down from Pico Orizaba I returned by bus via Puebla to Oaxaca, where I stayed another evening and night. This was a great experience, with vibrant city streets, plazas, cafes and restaurants on a Friday night. One interesting … Continue reading

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