February 28, 2000 GMT
Mexico, Belize and Guatemala

This motorcycle ride included Mexico, Belize and Guatemala from 1/30/00 to 2/13/00. Dale Thornton and I, Frank Tabor, were invited to join five other dual sport riders from Omaha to trek through Mexico and visit the Mayan ruins.


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Posted by Frank Tabor at 12:00 AM GMT | Comments (0)
March 25, 2002 GMT
Border Crossings

Dale and I had already had a wonderful ride to Deadhorse Alaska and back. We are both married with families and jobs so we hade to wait a year and a half to continue the adventure. We left on December 21, 2001. What follows are an account of our ride to the tip of South America. The only miles we didn't ride was from Panama City to Bogatta, Colombia. I estimated that to be about 500 miles. I wouldn't go to Bogatta again and will explain why in this account.
Frank Tabor

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Posted by Frank Tabor at 04:53 AM GMT | Comments (1)
March 27, 2002 GMT
Chasing the Moon #1

12/27/2001 Hi all, Dale and I are in Tonala, Mexico. Tomorrow we plan to cross into Guatemala and spend the night in Esquintla. We lost Kevin when he stopped to take a picture of a magnificent double rainbow! We heard from hime by email but were not able to reconnect. Ride safely, Kevin, and enjoy!!!

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Posted by Frank Tabor at 05:49 AM GMT | Comments (0)
Losing Kevin

12/27/2001 Frank - sorry about the confusion, I stopped to take a picture and when I went to catch up there was an intersection, I wasn't sure which way you went. Some how I ended up on the cuota road to Qaxaca. I met a Mexican Dentist who was riding a Shadow, we rode into Qaxaca together and I hung out at the Plaza CE a couple of hours thinking you might come there. It was so crowded that you probably wouldnít have found it anyway. I left there about dark and rode another 160 miles to Juchitan for the night. when I left this morning, I asked a lot of people if theyíd seen you, only one guy at a Pemex said yes, and I think he was pulling my leg. Anyway, Iím in Tapachula for the night, havenít crossed the border yet. If youíre already in Esquilenta, Guatemala there is a good chance I wonít catch up in the short time I have left. I may just go thru Guatemala to Belize on the ride you recomended. Iím not sure, l'll give it some thought tonight. Again, sorry about the confusion, and sorry you had to back track 10 miles. On the outside chance that you settled in Tapachula tonight, Iím at the Los Pc just a half a block from the Plaza Centro. phone 01 962 5 40 50. If I donít catch up with you, it was great riding with you guys, and if you need anything just ask.

Posted by Frank Tabor at 06:26 AM GMT
March 29, 2002 GMT
Kevin's Solo Adventure

After Getting separated from Dale and I, our third riding partner, Kevin comtinued on to see Tikal and Belize then rode up the east coast of mexico. Following is his email from 12/31/2001

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