Monthly Archives: December 2013

Considerations for Mexico on Motorcycle

Considerations for Mexico on Motorcycle I have traveled in Mexico by virtually all methods possible over the past forty years. A tour of Mexico by motorcycle can be exciting, rewarding and challenging. At age 27, in 1971, I traveled from …

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Traffic Lights

Traffic Lights Ever come to a red light at night? Ever stopped at that light when no one came from any direction but the light stayed red? Ever been in one of those situations and just set for five or …

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Rules of the Road While Driving in Oaxaca

Rules of the Road While Driving in Oaxaca Alvin Starkman M.A., LL.B. When driving in Oaxaca you always have to be vigilant of the traffic police, known as transito, even though the state has no hard and fast highway traffic …

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Twenty-Five Tips for Americans Driving in Mexico

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Twenty-Five Tips for Americans Driving in Mexico As you leave the American border and enter Mexican traffic, expect shock and awe as seven lanes of traffic form at 45 mph on a road designed for three. Despite the differences in …

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Mexican Road Rules

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After forty-plus years driving experience, on July 4, 2011 I crossed over to the dark side of Mexican driving. In city traffic, two lanes going each way with me cruising in the far right lane I made a left in …

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The Guelaguetza Show

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The Guelaguetza Show Let’s return to The Mexico Today Program before continuing on day six of the trip. Leaving the Tule Tree, the guides hurried us onto the bus. We were running late. At the Camino Real Oaxaca Hotel, we …

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The Sixth Day

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The Sixth Day On the sixth day, I learned a bit about myself. We faced a long drive in high country from San Miguel de Allende to Puebla. The day was cloud covered with occasional drizzle. I prefer the old …

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The fifth day

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The fifth day At sundown on our fourth day we entered San Miguel de Allende, (SMA), one of the most historic and beautiful cities on the continent. Having explored the city more recently than Mike, we headed to the bypass …

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The Tule Tree

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The Tule Tree Arbol del Tule, Santa Maria del Tule, Oaxaca, Mexico. We’ll pause after our fourth day and return to the Mexico Today Program, http://www.mexicotoday.org/ Marca Pais and Ogilvy. The brain behind the program knew how to put together …

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June 14; 2011: The Fourth Day of the Trip

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June 14; 2011: The Fourth Day of the Trip I awoke disappointed I had not seen much less visited all my amigos in Saltillo. I’d managed to squeeze a delicious arrachera, a type steak, in at Pour La France restaurant, …

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