Puebla to Villahermosa – Day 4 of our road trip

Puebla to Villahermosa – Day 4 of our road trip

Day 4 of our road trip from Austin TX to Puerto Morelos Mexico. Today was from Puebla to Villahermosa. Total time was about 9 hours, and that included 3 stops for gas and bathroom breaks. Driving distance was just over 400 miles. Not a lot to report today. In the...
Matehuala to Puebla – Day 3 of our road trip

Matehuala to Puebla – Day 3 of our road trip

Today we drove from Matehuala to Puebla. About 440 miles. Total travel time was about 8.5 hours, including a few stops for gas. Driving today was a bit stressful. A lot of the highways were shit-tastic. Crazy bumpy, lots of potholes. Plus, we were up and down through...
Laredo to Matehuala – Day 2 of our road trip

Laredo to Matehuala – Day 2 of our road trip

After the fun of inspections, visas, and customs at the border, we were on our way South. We drove from Laredo TX to Matehuala, San Luis Potosi. About 350 miles. Total driving time was about 8 hours. The drive was fairly easy, and the roads, for the most part, were...
Mexico Border Crossing – Day 2 of our road trip

Mexico Border Crossing – Day 2 of our road trip

Yesterday morning we left Laredo, and drove to the Colombia bridge, which is technically part of the Laredo bridge system. It was about a half hour drive to get there. Some will say just cross the border at one of the main Laredo bridges, as opposed to adding an extra...
Day 1 of our journey – Leaving Austin

Day 1 of our journey – Leaving Austin

Today we got rid of the last of our stuff at our house, locked it up, and started our journey to Mexico. It was odd to see our house empty. We have such great memories over the last 16 years in our house. But , it’s time to move on! We packed up the Jeep and...