The Achievable Dream 5-part series - the definitive guide on DVD for planning your motorcycle adventure. Get Ready! covers planning, paperwork, medical and many other topics! "Inspirational and Awesome!" See the trailer here!
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Ladies on the Loose! For the first time ever, a motorcycle travel DVD made for women, by women! These intrepid women share their tips to help you plan your own motorcycle adventure. They also answer the women-only questions, and entertain you with amazing tales from the road! Presented by Lois Pryce, veteran solo traveller through South America and Africa and author of 'Lois on the Loose', and 'Red Tape and White Knuckles.'
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Hi Julie ,
there are 3 different ways to enter Guatemala from Honduras .
1) Agua Caliente , Esquipulas
2) El Florido , Copan Ruins
3) El Cincho , Puerto Cortez
From each one of these borders you have a paved road all the way to CA9 , and from ther you take the CA14 to Coban .
If you need any more information or assistance PM me .
Ride safe ,
Thanks guys, thats great. Can you tell me what is the best border crossing in these two countries at all...to get from Mex to Guat , we are heading up to Tikal area and from Guat to Hond. We were thinking Chetumal into Mesilla and then El FLorido into ??
If you are at Chetumal the most logical route would be to go via Belize. Enter at Subteniente Lopez just 15km west of Chetumal , tour the Northern and Western Highways to the GT border of Melchor de Mencos,then west with maybe a nice visit to Tikal before carrying on to Coban via Sayaxche. Except for the first 24km into Guatemala, supposedly now being prepped for final rebuild into pavement, the rest are all good paved roads .
From Palenque you have several choices, the closest paved road land crossing is via El Ceibo, southeast of Tenosique. But there is a problem her e because the GT side does not( yet) have full customs facility to import temporarily your bike. They do give out the personal permit and say that is all you need . Not. However you can do this route with minor effort , and all paved to Coban via Sayaxche, if you make it a point to exit GT at Florido Copan into Honduras. I did a post on this back in April, see full details there. The folks at that exit are always very accomodating to tourists, just explain why you could not get the temp import. ( Or you could go to th e bother of finding an SAT office in GT to do the papers,)
Other choice from Palenque is take Mex 307 south along the Rio Usumacinta and do the struggle crossing by launch to Guatemala from Frontera Corozal or Benemerito de las Americas ( too much hassel for my tastes and limited aduana etc facilities)
Third option is to cross over clandestinely into GT from Mex 307 at the gravel access road to Playa Grande GT (no aduana for anything,Mex and GT)
Best bet tere after is to go all the way to Cd Cuauhtemoc / La Mesilla crossing on the Pan am highway Mex 190, full service crossing.Trav el south and east on this excellent highway to Huehuetenango and from there go east on RN7W to San Cristobal Verapaz and join CA 14 for the last 30km to Coban.
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