The cycling journey through Mexico continued with the section from Acapulco to San Marcos. Part of my 18 month Pan American bike tour from Alaska to Argentina.
Cycling out of Acapulco, Mexico
(Blog post written January 25th 2010)
Well, the hill out of Acapulco was a bit of a pig, but once that was out of the way, the going was much flatter and relatively traffic free. I stopped for lunch in a little restaurant.
The food in Mexico has been mostly hit, although today’s serving of a chicken leg in spicy dishwater was more miss. That said, it did make a pleasant change to get my protein via chicken rather than tuna. (Although I had tuna sandwiches for dinner).
San Marcos, Mexico
I stopped in the town of San Marcos, and after choosing not to stay in a hotel that charges 150 pesos for three hours (and there’s a lot of hotels like that in Mexico), I found a lovely one on the main road for 120 pesos.
A big room, with a large mirror, in which I could admire my bizarre and unique cyclists tan. My hands where I wear my gloves are pure white, whilst my arms, up to my biceps are deep brown.
Then, it’s a white body, with brown calves down to the sock line, and white feet. Where I wear my hat is most interesting, as I have a two tone head. Ace.
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