Finally broke to magical grip this place has on me.
While scouting the dreaded road situation on my bike, I noticed a few vehicles leaving town on the new/unopened road. Loaded up the RV and made a run for it, hoping to catch the construction crews on siesta. Policeman stopped me about 4 miles down the new road and told me to turn around, I discussed the RV vs dirt road dilemma I had, shared a tootsie roll pop with him, then noticed a worker waving me through!!! Tootsie rolls for everyone. Amazing what good luck and American candy will do.
|wild(?) burros alongside the new road|