ITINERARY
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La Busca 2001

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." -- Lao Tzu

This itinerary will likely change and possibly be disregarded.

WeekOne

Yuma Desert
Facts about Yuma
YumaProvingGrounds-USArmy
AZCentral-Yuma
Algodones

Spokane to Yuma, AZ $180
Amtrak: Spo-Port-LA-Yuma
Muchos kilometros, 26 hours

Stay with Mom & Dick -- 16 miles east of Yuma near foothills of Gila Mountains. Explore desert and mountains, prepare for excursion into Mexico, have Bloody Marys for breakfast, etc.

Yuma city: 32.7647 N, 113.8972 W


WeekTwo

Guaymas, Sonora
Rough Guide-Guaymas
bartleby Guaymas
Guaymas
pegoraro/guaymas
WeatherUnderground-Guaymas
TourMexico-Guaymas
Port of Guaymas
Selecta-seafood processor
Guaymas Homepage

Mazatlan, Sinaloa
BackroadsMazatlan
deMazatlan
Mazatlan.com
Frommer-Mazatlan
Rough Guide-Mazatlan
go2mazatlan
Business Directory
CarnavalMazatlan

Guadalajara, Jalisco

http://www.go2guadalajara.com/
GuadalajaraReporter
ZoologicoGuadalajara
Frommers-guadalajara
Rough Guide-Guadalajara
La Ciudad de las Rosas

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San Luis to Guaymas $30/bus

Casa de Huespedes Lupita (Calle15 No. 125) between Ave 10 and 12 near bus stations. $10/double. It's possible we could be going through Guaymas and Mazatlan during Carnival, which means finding a place to stay is unlikely....Also plan on looking up my friend Profesor Jesus Roberto Samaniego Cortez, who I met on my last trip and who tends to open doors to many strange adventures.

Guaymas to Mazatlan $40
770 km, 11 hours

Last time here, I stayed in the heart of Old Mazatlan, at the Hotel del Centro (Canizales and Juarez) between the Mercado and the Cathedral. $10/night or less is typical....I also plan on reexperiencing my favorite Mazatlan meal: The comida corrida (the daily special) at La Fondita (Escoedo and Serdan) a small, family-run restaurant with six tiny tables -- Pollo con Mole, arroz, sopa de pollo, refried beans sprinkled with cheese, hot tortillas and a pepsi -- $1.90....From Mazatlan I went east via the ferry across the Sea of Cortez to La Paz, Baja Sur....All points south of Mazatlan are unfamiliar territories to me.

Mazatlan to Guadalajara $45
506 km, 8 hours

Hotel Hamilton (Madero 381) $8/double in the Centro Historico. Or, Posada San Pablo (Madero 429) $10 - $13.


WeekThree

MexicoCity
Exploring Mex-Planeta
Tour by Mex
SunTimes-MexCity
MexTour
Intro to MexCity
Rough Guide-MexCity
Frommers-MexCity

Teotihuacan
Los Piramides

Oaxaca
Rough Guide-Oaxaca
Oaxaca Tourist Guide
The City and the State
Museum of Contemporary Arts
Salvia divinorum
Research and Info
Dream Herb
Calea zacatechichi

Monte Alban
The Ruins at Monte Alban
Photo Gallery
Archaeology of ...

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Guadalajara to MexicoCity $35
535 km, 8 hours

Hotel Montecarlo (Uruguay 69) $11. Close to Zocalo.
DH Lawrence once stayed here.

MexicoCity to Oaxaca $35
442 km, 7 hours

Hostal Santa Isabel (Mier y Teran 103) Bunk dorms. $4.
Magic Hostel (Fiallo 305) $4 - $9


WeekFourWeekFive

San Cristobal de las Casas
The Na Bolom Center
Fielding's DangerFinder: Chiapas
Rough Guide-San Cristobal
Chiapas (from a christian missionary)

Rebel e-yell
Zapatistas in Cyberspace
The Chiapas String

Palenque
Palenque The official homepage of the current archaeology dig at this classic Maya site.
Rough Guide-Palenque

Oaxaca to San Cristobal $25
625 km, 12 hours

Posada Margarita (Real de Guadalupe 34) $10
Posada Casa Real (Real de Guadalupe 51) $8

San Cristobal to Palenque $8
190 km, 5 hours

Many cheap places to stay, in town or along road to ruins (!).

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MexiMiscellaneous
English/Spanish Dictionary
English/Spanish Translator
Maps of Mexico - CIA
Eco Travels in Mexico.
Unknown Mexico
Sematur Transbordadores (ferry system)
Fielding's DangerFinder: Mexico
University of Texas' Mexico Links
Archae/Anthro
Pre-Columbian Archaeology Related Links
AncientMexico
Ancient MesoAmerican Civilizations
Anthropology in the News
MayaRuins

Mesoweb
Archaeology Museum
Other Hallucinogens of Mexico

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