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  • Day164

    Pastries for Climbing

    January 13, 2016 in Mexico ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C

    Jorge recommended that we stop at a particular panaderia on the long climb to El Tuito. In the tiny village of Columpia this family produces delicious pastries from their wood fired oven and sells them for a whopping 5 pesos a piece (less than 50 cents CAD). Needless to say, we bought a bunch, and enjoyed watching the family in action rolling and baking the pastries and even pressing sugar cane into juice. Fueled by our bread break we rode over a 730 m summit to El Tuito and found our way onto the hilly road towards Mayto Beach. Karl got a kick out of riding by two bulls as they butted heads through a two strand barbed wire fence.Read more