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wintertime 05/06 in mexico. finally some flying, the thermals in europe being snowed in. and: why not a silvester party in an exotic ambiente? same procedure next year, please !

18 files, last one added on Oct 22, 2006

 


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Zitacuaro4.jpg
leaving Zitacuaro199 viewsenough of sightseeing around this area - now we go further direction valle de bravo. it's a 35 km distance - let's go !skopp
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el penon - just in front of the takeoff site150 viewsa hard one to crack in the middle of the day, as the thermals sometimes get quite strongskopp
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steep climb to the takeoff zone267 viewsblack sand covers the way up to the volcano. better get good shoes around here - no sandals !skopp
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helpful hands237 viewsno matter where you appear in this area, you're immediately surrounded by couple of "10 pesos!"-helpersskopp
Tejupilco4.jpg
vulcan flying2027 viewsthere's a saying: live long and prosperous - but vulcans don't fly anywayskopp
Torre4.jpg
landing site446 viewsin earlier days the strip was only a couple of feet wide - today it's a bit more comfortable, but you still can get wet feetskopp
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flying in valle de bravo, mexico949 viewsin wintertime from december to february it's best - heaps of pilots from all over the world try to escape the cold conditions and warm up in the sunny climate of middle america.skopp
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sunset at the penon237 viewsno matter how many hours of flying today - you still can't get enough of itskopp

Last additions - skopp's Gallery
Zitacuaro1.jpg
new flying site343 viewsnot an official flying site northwest of valle de bravo - inform yourselves at the local hanggliding institution.skoppOct 22, 2006
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zitacuaro takeoff site323 viewsquite a bit of a wind during the high day - so watch your steps when taking off between them dustdevils.skoppOct 22, 2006
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city of zitacuaro163 viewsspread out between remains of former volcanos lies an idyllic mexican town - never been to it, just drove past.skoppOct 22, 2006
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leaving Zitacuaro199 viewsenough of sightseeing around this area - now we go further direction valle de bravo. it's a 35 km distance - let's go !skoppOct 22, 2006
Tejupilco1.jpg
steep climb to the takeoff zone267 viewsblack sand covers the way up to the volcano. better get good shoes around here - no sandals !skoppOct 22, 2006
Tejupilco2.jpg
tejupilco takeoff site from above348 viewsbecause of rough weeds only one paraglider can take off at a time - later in the air there's enough spaceskoppOct 22, 2006
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preparing to leave1145 viewseven if one would like to stay a bit longer with this charming helper, take off is overdue skoppOct 22, 2006
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vulcan flying2027 viewsthere's a saying: live long and prosperous - but vulcans don't fly anywayskoppOct 22, 2006