Heathens all of us. Just 3 of the 24 riders starting out in Phoenix AZ
Benson AZ, the last gas we will buy before crossing at Agua Prieta, south of Douglas, AZ
Clean, but not for long!
The original Mr. Motomochila, Paul Edmunds...and Garths first backseat knuckler down the narrow roads of Mexico at 85 MPH
Taramuhara school girls at Cusarare mission- day1
The mexicans know how to do "Church"
Full service on the way down to the canyon Nuevo Casas Grandes
Tony Harrell, Mr Baja 1000 at 68 years old He finished. Also a member of "Team Vintage" over 70 class racing Baja. So much for you old guys at 50 sitting on the couch.
We met this guy fron the UK on a Yammie 650. 50 countries so far. he rode this down to Batopilas with us...but trucked it back out. still was heading for Argentina and a wedding in South Africa by March. Gotta hand it to those Brits.
So you can make you own reservations in Creel the launch pad. you can leave a vehicle behind locked gates, safely and spend some quality time in the canyon.
Check in can be a real bitch if you dont speak the language. thats Baja Pablo in the middle. He speekie Spanich mue bueno!
Creel- the day before departure into the canyon
The last "real" bar before the canyon- Creel. Because of the Indians, the Mexican government has banned hard acohol down in the canyon.
Cusarare Mission- Day 1
Our welcoming commitee in Creel
Taramuhara old woman at Cusarare Mission- Day1
Taramuhara Indian teenagers just hanging around...in the middle of nowhere- 30 miles from Batopilas- only a short walk for them.
Handing out candy and balloons at the Tarahumara indian school.
Stop at the bottom just before Batopilas. This is the main road into the canyon -Cartel Canyon :)
Batopilas- Day 1
On the road down the canyon-day 1
just another angle. Isn't she beautiful.
The doctor deep in the migdle of surgery.
You want diesel in that thin Amigo?
Future Cartel...or future Priests, you make the call here.
Time for a walk and a cigar through the mean streets of batopilas.
Locals in Batopilas- day 1