) of pancakes, scrambled eggs (with ham thanks to Juan), OJ and coffee………it was time to……back and relax.We had a bit of time up our sleeves, so we did some chores: -Ken tried to fix the waterproof camera (hhmmm a bit more TLC required here! -Emails Then time for more relaxing: With all this action a siesta was well earned Another afternoon sitting on the beach, reading, relaxing and people watching. All fun and games to the side, it was now time to get serious and move out to Redlands, California- where we are going to make our home for the next 3 months Through the amazing cycling community and network of “Warm Showers” we were extremely fortunate to find accommodation, and are renting a room from a local couple.
with a HUGE shout out to Marcus who generously gave us the tickets! Just a little publicity for the new Star Wars being released by Disney! Then to Cathy and Marv’s for a Christmas White Elephant party (always a lot of fun)! Sheds empty, now its time back in Redlands for Christmas Eve drink with Chuck, Mark, Colleen and Friends! Champagne and Croissants with each others best friend! Merry Kegsmas Party Our last Morning with the Smiths Our last Evening with the Salcidos We are SOOOO gunna miss all of these guys!!! Waiting to be picked up by the shuttle, then being dropped off at LAX. To Tom and Mary and our Aussie – We can never thank you all enough for your continued support with all our crazy endeavors! We have enjoyed the change of scenery/break from riding and had every intention get in some running and strength training whilst not riding. She was offered a job back in Anaheim by her old boss (twice) however we are 60miles (95km) away, have no vehicle, and there is no appropriate public transport available (unfortunately). Jules: Yes we were going to but we don’t have a membership! From here it was 1km to Kundry’s place (she is actually in Ecuador) but had arranged for us to meet Benito.
It was only a short stroll to the main road, surprising very quickly we hailed a taxi and were speeding away to the airport. However thankfully this one went as smooth as ice!! ) Towns/Villages: Cancun, Los Angeles, Anaheim Hills, Anaheim, Placentia State/Country: Quintana Roo, Mexic0 / (OC) California, USA Amigos, Hasta Proxima Tiempo, Stay Safe The Travellingfoxes – Ken & Jules July 15, 2015 Day 440 Puerto Morelos – Cancun (Q.
A huge shout out and thank you to Kundry and Benoit – for keeping our trusty steeds safe!!! (But don’t ask anyone from Southern California, they’ll say it’s hot and humid!!
Final night spent with Mark and Colleen, we prepared home made pizzas and enjoyed a few brewskis Keith being an absolute trooper, chauffeured us in from Redlands, back to Orange County for New Years Eve and our last few days. It’s not only the excitement of the challenge ahead and ultimately crossing that finish line, however its also accompanied by plenty of anxiety and doubts, things can go wrong, we’ve done one before , we know some of what’s in store …”can we cut it…do we have what it takes”. ROO) Mexico Distance: 41km Total: 20245km Last night we had arranged to hook up with a warmshowers host for tonight, so after a lazy morning, we packed up and headed off. ) After a quick stop for internet checks and lunch (who says I don’t know how to show my girl a good time! OK executive decision made……we left Playa del Carmen (weren’t really impressed, a little over touristy for us) and headed North to Puerto Morelos. more of that ‘not so interesting riding’, passing more resorts and adventure/fun parks. At the turnoff for Puerto Morelos, we grabbed some food supplies and headed towards the beach.
New Years Eve The Blokes The Sheilas The Party Revelers The Crazy Kids! So now as we return to Mexico with our dream and goal, for 2016, set on the completion of cycling through Central and South America to Ushuaia Argentina, (our 3rd leg), those same feelings and emotions are present. We took the pedestrian street again, as yesterday we didn’t complete the entire stretch, it’s actually a couple of KMs long. ), we arrived to the host’s address however unfortunately Pablo was not about and we were unable to make contact. Only a further 3km, passing mangroves (with crocs in the water – didn’t see any though), and we were in the heart of the sleepy fishing village, known for its leaning lighthouse.