Day 11 – !Mexico lindo y querido!

I must admit, this is one nerve-racking day. I’m afraid of things going wrong, not having the right paperwork, not having data on my phone, not being strong enough to endure this lifestyle, you know, all those little mundane things you get used to go out the window once you cross the border. Or doContinue reading “Day 11 – !Mexico lindo y querido!”

Days 9 – 10 Espinaca and Family

As much as I want to be in Mexico already, I still have to head south to the border. Based on advice from the previous day I opted for crossing in McAllen-Reynosa and before heading out in the morning I reached out to a few Couchsurfing hosts. Within minutes I got a reply from EmilyContinue reading “Days 9 – 10 Espinaca and Family”

Day 8 – On Doughnuts

Woke up to the smell of coffee and breakfast. Pat and Diana had brought a bunch of delicious egg burritos and as soon as I walked out of the kitchen they had a cup by the coffee maker waiting for me – As Mr. Junyah[ from A Yankee Goes South (advrider.com) would say, my lifeContinue reading “Day 8 – On Doughnuts”

Days 5-7 On Explosions, Homelessness, and Gambling

During these days there wasn’t much going on. I mostly focused on getting to Austin to prepare for my border crossing… Last night was a great first camping night of the trip. Spot was quiet, temperatures where perfect in the mid 60’s, dinner was delicious, and I had the plus of having a herd ofContinue reading “Days 5-7 On Explosions, Homelessness, and Gambling”