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... the border of Reynosa, a trip of 40 minutes, which was now behind us.
We cross the border, without incident, well I mean without having even to stop or answer any questions, or show any papers of nothing. Well, it is pitch freakin dark, the big highway signs are not lit up, there are no lights on the roadway, and there are very few other vehicles, at least right here. I do know though, that I have to go to the right, or west, south, west, whatever the hell that ...
We arrive in Tampico tired and get a taxi out to a hotel that no longer exists. Our taxi driver suggests another which is undergoing building work, and we end up at the beach front where half the hotels are stupidy expensive towers of sanity, or grimy part-time brothels. We end up back at the bus station and buy our tickets out for the next morning!
... bodies were found in November in Guadalajara, another territory being disputed
by the Zetas and the Sinaloa group.
So far this month, 23 bodies were found dumped or hanging in the city of
Nuevo Laredo and 18 were found along a highway south of Guadalajara, Mexico's
In April, police found the mutilated bodies of 14 men in a minivan abandoned
in downtown Nuevo Laredo, along with a message from an undisclosed drug ...
We arrived back in Mexico on Sunday the 12th of September. It was a great trip down from Portland but we were very tired. We drove about 10 hours every day. As some of you know we had a sister from here that was visiting Portland ride back with us. "Karen" When we arrived back in Altamira her mother had a delicious meal waiting for us. See why we love it here. The brothers are really wonderful. Anyway, I will try to show some pictures of our travels through the US. It was so beautiful.
First Day in Mexico!
To sum this day up in one word…..INSANE!!!!! All I kept thinking was what in the !$%# did we get ourselves into?!?!?
To start off, we left our hotel in Brownsville, TX around 9am after waking up at 5:30 am to do a little more research (actually Nina was up at 5:30, I rolled out of bed around 7am). Off to get our Mexico insurance! Of course we were relying on ...