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i leave reno, nv in a few days and i was wondering if anyone had some advice or wisdom as to what not to miss in mexico and central america.
i'm riding a bmw 1100gs and would love to do some dirt, but i am riding solo so i hestitate to go way off road...
I'd say come down through Phoenix to Nuevas Casas Grandes then on to Creel. You can ride the road down to Batopilas which is really amazing. Then down to Durango and across to Mazatlan. Then come back across to Morelia. From there head on Mexico City where we will be happy to put you up and tell you where to go next.
Adding to Garry's suggestions :
If continuing south from Mazatlan stop in for a look at the little town of Mexcaltitan , only 30km west off the main highway Mex15 north of Tepic at Santiago Ixcuintla. It is on a little island in the mangrove swamps, good for wandering around for an hour or so .Reached by boat only , there is an okay parking area for bikes and cars at the boat landing/ticket office at the end of the road. south of the island .Boat trip is only 10 minutes but interesting to see some of the wildlife. .
Take the free road Mex15 from Tepic to Guadalajara- worth a wander around the old city, then continue on free Mex15 along south shore of Lake Chapala then on to Patzcuaro ,lake and town quite touristy but neat towns nonetheless. Good gs-able gravel road alternate north along the east shore up to Tzintzuntzan and Quiroga Then to Morelia , and thereafter stay on Mex 15 east for some really neat mountain scenery and great road to Zitacuaro, Toluca and Mexico DF
So many great roads to wander around on. If this is your first such trip you really can't go wrong, every road is new so don't sweat it if you are limiting yourself to pavement and well used gravel routes. Just take it calmly and enjoy.
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