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Feb 15, 2007 - Veracruz, MX - Carnaval Time

We had a nice short drive of 115 miles to Veracruz; however, it took over 4 hours and set us back 176 pesos in tolls. The roads weren't all that bad but lots of topes, small towns, and heavy traffic around Veracruz. Driving in a caravan can be very slow going and we use the 'buddy system' to get us all through towns and cities. This means you must be able to see the rig in front and the rig in back; otherwise, everyone slows down till everyone catches up. Parts of the drive were quite scenic. We did see one of Mexico's nuclear power plants;...

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