Posts made in February, 2015

A La Ventosa…hardships, gratitudes…

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in Chris' BBB Moto Adventure, Uncategorized | 0 comments

A La Ventosa…hardships, gratitudes…

Sometimes the wind comes out of nowhere and knocks you sideways…. And I mean sideways.   The unrelenting godforsaken wind pummeled me for 100 miles.   It’s still gnawing at me now as I type.  When Sjoerd sent me the map saying “wind possible” in this area, I thought nothing of it.    It gusted and it gusted some more.  It kept coming….A La Ventosa!!!  Where was it coming from?  It’s obvious without even asking the Google that this place I have just ridden through must be one of the windiest places on the planet. It has obviously been researched because I’ve...

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Oaxaca

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Chris' BBB Moto Adventure, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Oaxaca

There was a gratetful dead album with this title, so, I’ve always been intrigued.   Oaxaca is a very cool town indeed.    The is a rich history and you can eat insects.   Yes, of course, I tried them.   Grasshopper, cricket, whatever….  Crunchy, spicy, not bad, really.   Good protein. I mean,  I’m not going to carry around a bag of them like some people do, but there seems to be no shortage of bugs to eat here.   There were hundreds of insect vendors.   The food of the future perhaps?   Anyway, I strolled a market, and of course I had to try the Chocolate water....

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