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Last Leg

So, the last lap is up the Pacific coast of California. I start in Ventura and basically follow Highway 1 all the way back to San Francisco. The weather is perfect. The trip up Highway 1 is one of the … Continue reading

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Sayonara Mexico

So, this post will be even less coherent than the previous few. It is devoid of literary style or plot but only records events that I do not wish to forget when I am an old man. There has been … Continue reading

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Wales

After the trauma of being stuck in the mud, I head North to Loreto and stay in a nice hotel on the beach. Here I shower and sleep a lot. I trundle up to Mulege and camp in an orange … Continue reading

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Stick In the Mud

On the road North from La Paz, I notice a sign to a town called Adolfo L√≥pez Mateos. What kind of name is that? The sign featured whale watching. So I go there. I get to the whale watching place … Continue reading

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Long Kesh

There has been a lot of Long Kesh imagery on this last part of the trip. I stayed in a very cheap hotel in Playa Novillero on my way to Mazatplan to catch the boat to La Paz in Baja … Continue reading

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Safe Boot

What a strange combination of words. I start up my brand new MacBook to upload lots more amazing bird photos but something is seriously wrong. Two words, in suitable blood red, appear in the top right corner of the screen. … Continue reading

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Jose Antonio

So as you know the principal goal of my trip to San Blas was to see lots of birds. I realize that to do so effectively I am going to need help. I go to the Tourist Office. Er, this … Continue reading

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