Last additions - skopp
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new flying site341 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 site320 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 zitacuaro162 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 Zitacuaro197 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
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steep climb to the takeoff zone264 viewsblack sand covers the way up to the volcano. better get good shoes around here - no sandals !skoppOct 22, 2006
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tejupilco takeoff site from above346 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 leave1136 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 flying1965 viewsthere's a saying: live long and prosperous - but vulcans don't fly anywayskoppOct 22, 2006
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landing site296 viewsin the middle of nowhere - or even a bit further - plenty of space to land. watch them released bulls !skoppOct 22, 2006
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helpful hands235 viewsno matter where you appear in this area, you're immediately surrounded by couple of "10 pesos!"-helpersskoppOct 22, 2006
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el torre takeoff site541 viewsin the early evening a nice spot to discover - cruising above town and villasskoppOct 22, 2006
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valle de bravo524 viewsno way to land somewhere in the midst of town - pity !skoppOct 22, 2006
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landing site444 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 feetskoppOct 22, 2006
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el penon takeoff site from far300 viewscut into the woods and layed out with a green carpet ("don't step on that grass, son !") - what would you want more ?skoppOct 22, 2006
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takeoff in late afternoon335 viewsat this time of day (wintertime) really smooth flights take place skoppOct 22, 2006
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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 strongskoppOct 22, 2006
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sunset at the penon234 viewsno matter how many hours of flying today - you still can't get enough of itskoppOct 22, 2006
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flying in valle de bravo, mexico942 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.skoppOct 22, 2006