Week 123: Cycling Soconusco Coast

Week 123. Cycling Soconusco Coast. This 20 km wide coastal strip is known for it’s fertile soil and banana and coffee produce. We know it as ‘frustrating coast’. At first we named it ‘3rd most boring road on Earth’, later the scenery changed, so we changed it’s name to ‘3rd most windy road on Earth’. To make the situation worse, Mexican road engineers decided that the new road will go straight through every hill there is, while the old road conveniently goes around each bump. The tricky part is that the old road is used for the opposite direction traffic. And yet what frustrates us the most is that just a month ago we were cycling 70-80 km per day on even harder and hotter conditions, and now we’re struggling to cycle 40 km…

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