Well its that time again.
For those that are interested, a few more random facts about my journey so far.
And a few random photos too.
Days on the road.
That's 9 months of pedalling folks. To the day.
Distance plus or minus a little bit:
Kilometres: 21428 (to Chetumal, Q.Roo)
Number of states passed through in Mexico: 18
Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Sinaloa, Nayarit, Jalisco, Michoacán, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Mexico D.F., Tlaxcala, Puebla, Vera Cruz, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatan, Quintana Roo
Number of states passed through in total: 43
Alaska, Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario,
New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Sinaloa, Nayarit, Jalisco, Michoacán, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Mexico D.F., Tlaxcala, Puebla, Vera Cruz, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatan, Quintana Roo.
Number of seas/oceans I got my feet wet in: 9
Gulf of Alaska
Gulf of Mexico
Gulf of California
Sea of Cortez
Hottest chilis eaten in order of ascendence:
Chipotle, Jalapeño, Bird, Habanero!!!
I suspect I had a Bhut Jolokia too, but no proof. Though I have yet to try one of these...
Number of continents crossed: 1!
About 5 days of rain since crossing into Mexico.
Number of Bus journeys in Mexico: 2
Hottest day: 37C according to a thermometer in Muyil, near Tulum. I have a sunburned forehead still.
Highest pass: 2857m Pico de Orizaba
Longest day in Mexico: 185km's or 115 miles
Biggest smile: Charlotte for achieving 100+ miles!
Number of 100+ mile days in total: 7
Rest days: too many, but who cares. I have been enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of Mexico.
Fastest speed: 74.1 km/h in Baja California norte
Punctures: 27, usually from Truck tyre debris and 1 thorn.
Most in 1 day. 10 near Mazatlán
Number of angry dogs I have been chased by: about 60 ish.
Fortunately they haven't made contact (yet)
Biggest thrill in Mexico: The Pyramids in Teotihuacan, No the Desert in Baja California. Wait the descent into the forest in the Orizaba valley. Too many to mention....
Biggest disappointment so far:
Charlotte falling off her bike near San Miguel de Allende.
Scared the life out of me.
Me, falling off my bike near Teotihuacan.
Another idiot driver.
Number of photos to date: 9500+ or there abouts.
Number of Videos: about 150. I hope to upload more eventually.
Capacity of photos and videos: 62GB
So that's about it for now...
There is plenty more to come.
Watch this space....