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"'Don't drink the water' is NOT..." Mexico Warnings Or Dangers Tip by Molly_E

Mexico Warnings and Dangers: 208 reviews and 76 photos

'Don't drink the water' is NOT just a cliche! Do not eat from 'street vendors,' and know the exchange rate! If you plan to spend money, it's best to buy your Pesos before you shop! When leaving Mexico, if you aren't from the US, be sure to have your passport with you. If you are from the US, when they ask you your nationality, SAY 'American'!!!!! Anything else will get you hours of time with the Border Patrol! Do *NOT* make any sort of jokes about nationality, drugs or illegal activities! Just like the airport having to take gun/bomb threats seriously, the Border Patrol has no sense of humor with these subjects!

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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