"For an evening, we took the..." Mexico/Tijuana Tip by Pierre_Rouss

Mexico/Tijuana, San Diego: 11 reviews and 10 photos

For an evening, we took the train just downtown, and went South down to the Mexican border (17 miles) where we took off. We crossed the border on foot to <a href=/m/.69759/31214/><font color=blue><b>Tijuana</b></font></A>, where countless street vendors were waiting for the tourists with souvenirs of all kind : maracas, chest and checkers game in alabaster, jewelry, pottery, nik-naks, etc...<BR>
A bus could take us to downtown Tijuana. You can tell that this town lives from the handouts of daily tourists from San Diego. Cheap booze (tequila for less than $3), always the same souvenirs in every shops, as you walk on the sideways, you are asked every 10 feet if you want a cab back to the border... pretty annoying. You pass the border back to the states like through a carrousel, they don?t even bother you with your purchases. Of course, they check if you are not a Mexican or if you have one hidden in your bag.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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