The first six months I was loaned aÂ car.Â ThatÂ wasÂ great.
The next six months I spent walking everywhere. Not so much fun.
Now,Â IÂ amÂ mobileÂ again…Â withÂ aÂ “bici”Â (bee-see) asÂ they say in Spanish.
ThereÂ isÂ somethingÂ niceÂ aboutÂ beingÂ ableÂ toÂ moveÂ aroundÂ theÂ place with speed and ease. Even better is being able to dictate my own times and not worry about the bus only leaving three times a day… nor do I need to pay any more $16 pesos taxi fares.
FreedomÂ atÂ itsÂ finest.
The bike. Every part except the gear-changers and rims were replaced and it rides very smoothly now.
The track that I take home (with home in the distance) is away from the road and provides a quiet and interesting ride, free from the dust and danger of the main road.
Looking back from theÂ sameÂ pointÂ towardsÂ theÂ town.Â 3kmsÂ isÂ aÂ fairÂ way.