Motorcycle Ride in Antigua and Its Surroundings
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Before leaving Antigua I happened upon a motorcycle tour shop owned by a guy from south of England (in Antigua for 9 years). He gave me a two hour motorcycle refresher on Thurs and a fantastic four hour tour on Fri--increíble, as we say. It was also lovely, brilliant, and awesome, I mean, ¡just far out! We went via narrow roads up into the mountains overlooking valleys, mountains, mist, clouds, and villages. Then he took me on the open (winding roads) up and down mountains at 60-80 kph--whew. We ate lunch in a little indígena town in a little local greasy spoon cafe above the vegetable market--all indigena everywhere. The guy, David, loves to talk and tell all his war stories, so that was cool as well.
Yesterday I came (via Panajachel with a hangover after Cafe No Sé the night before) to
Tomorrow morning I'm off on a shuttle to Guate direct where I'm going to take the overnighter bus to Flores, then
After the chill time I'm feeling ready for a little more Spanish and satisfied that I've had a couple of adventures.