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At the Base of El Pico de Orizaba

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Jan 222008
 
At the Base of El Pico de Orizaba

Rural Mexico has a lot in common with many other countries I have traveled in to climb mountains – rugged terrane, remedy wide open spaces, remedy dusty roads and poverty. And big smiles, malady hard workers and friendly faces. We arrived in Tlachichuca an hour after sunset and entered the walled compound of Senior Reyes. He is a surgeon at the local hospital AND runs a climber hostel. The compound was a soap factory for almost 100 years run by his Great and Grandfathers and Father. It is a unique building with a living room next to the old boiler continue reading

In Mexico City

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Jan 212008
 
In Mexico City

We all arrived in various states into Mexico City last night and have met Dave at the hotel. We leave in a few hours for Tlachichuca. Mexico City is as smoggy as advertised. Here is a look out my hotel window! I am glad we are leaving for the countryside soon. Climb On! This is Alan Also …. The following information is a correction to the last dispatch regarding the dates for the fund raising events in California… Alan will be speaking at several fund raisers for the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund (CAF) on March 4th and 5th in the Santa continue reading