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Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta – Part 2 ?>

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta – Part 2

In the morning everyone got up and lounged around. Mostly talking, about what, I couldn’t tell. We planned to go up to the top of the mountain, but took a while to get everyone loaded into the vehicles and on the trail. The trail was fairly easy with a few cross axle spots needing a bit a maneuvering. At the top there was a radio tower and off to the other side was an overlook. Unfortunately the cloud covered the…

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Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta – Part 1 ?>

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta – Part 1

After my return to Barranquilla, Hernando and some of his friends were planning a trip to Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Which, as you may have guessed, is near Santa Marta.       Hernando getting some salsa at a mountain shop. Powering up roof lights on the South America Ford Ranger (Global Ranger).   Looking back in the direction of Barranquilla.   As night fell we reached the cabins. Then dinner was started. Chicken heart, some steak and a corn type of biscuits….

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Durango, Mexico ?>

Durango, Mexico

Headed out over the mountains again to escape the grundge of the west coast of mexico. The mountains were very steep and very cool. I passed a Swiss couple headed from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego in a Unimog with a custom camper. Also passed an adventure biker. Originally I passed through Durango headed south, but came back into town after I realized I wouldn’t get anywhere soon. So I got another auto hotel. This one is a bit more…

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Out of the Mountains in Mexico ?>

Out of the Mountains in Mexico

In the morning I woke to everything drenched. The camper leaked at the ledge had a puddle of water. No one was awake, so I tossed some money through the broken pain of glass in the kitchen door. I found where I was with the Delorme map. I was 20 miles south from the road. I headed back and found the correct road. From there I kept loosing my way with the labyrinth of junctions not on any of my…

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