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Photo taken last month by @vago_mx in Bahia Concepcion, Baja California Sur, Mexico. πŸ‡²πŸ‡½ Mexico was a huge surprise on this trip. Such a beautiful country, amazing food & amazing people. Came across a few dangerous situations and several problems such as muggings (one by police), bandit road blocks & bribing corrupt police. However, for every horrendous individual I came across there were a 100 more lovely people who did their best to make me feel welcome and help me. I’ll always have a fond memory of Mexico and I hope I’ll return in the future. For now, I’ll gradually be sharing some more of the photos and experiences I had from my 6 weeks crossing the country. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ‡²πŸ‡½πŸ β€˜I'd rather live in a cave with a view of a palace than live in a palace with a view of a cave.’ - Karl Pilkington. Spoken by an idiot abroad, but still true as hell. 
Palenque, Mexico πŸ‡²πŸ‡½ Spent the last few days crossing the Mexican jungle and looking at the Mayan ruins buried inside. Some pretty insane landscapes out there. πŸ‡²πŸ‡½πŸ’ After a long day & a rough nights sleep, waking up to this sunrise across the Sea of Cortez was a treat. Bahia de Los Angeles, Mexico. πŸŒ„πŸ‡²πŸ‡½ #gopro This old boy has now done 35,000 miles & 13,000 since leaving British soil. So I thought I’d go all Top gear and modify the bike. Replaced the rear shock and front fork internals, changed the triple clamp & front fender, increased the seat/clearance height by 2 inches & replaced the stock alloy wheels for larger spoked wheels & knobbly tires. All done with absolutely zero mechanical knowledge and with the help of YouTube only. Took me about 3 billion hours but mechanics quoted $550+. Let’s hope nothing falls off. Herbert is now looking meaner than ever and ready to blitz through any terrain the rest of the world has to offer. On to Mexico now πŸ‡²πŸ‡½ Goodbye San Francisco.πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Spent most of the week working on the bike, but still it’s been pretty great. Thanks so much  @kristynf33 & James for housing me😊 hopefully I’ll see you on the road somewhere and can return the favour.πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸŒ‰ #gopro

About Me

24 Year old motorcycle enthusiast, currently trying to travel the world on a budget.

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