City Express Tijuana Rio
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
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Travel Blogs from Tijuana
... that was being bestowed upon them and yet, it was really such a small amount of money in the whole scheme of things. The dad, Alexis, came to put one towel set in the cart. "That's all we need" he told Luis the interpreter. Sloan convinced him he needed 4 sets for his family. For things like toothpaste or diapers it was the same story. They only asked for one - when the whole point was to set them up for a good long amount ...
So ... it happened ... I always said that Tijuana would be a place where I would NEVER go ... and ladies and gents ... I am right here!!
I wonder if during this journey I will push my boundaries even more and go to the worse one ... Ciudad Juarez ... Could I dare? We'll see ...
So, I flew to San Diego from the lovely San Francisco today very early ... on arrival I got myself a cheap fast food breakfast and then waited out the moment for me to start the journey from the ...
... a small neighborhood east of hip, idyllic neighborhoods like North Park and Normal Heights. In my 20 + years of residing in San Diego I had never ventured into this area. Strange how moving 1,000 of miles away from home forces you to experience the parts of your hometown you may have otherwise never seen.
Upon reaching the end of Normal Heights, Kensington welcomed us with a large sign that stretched from a "bougie" Starbucks to the adjacent ...
... so we could just unwind and reflect on a great trip.
It wasn't my choice of hotel, as my work paid for it. I had to put my work hat on this morning and greet one hundred Aussies which all just disembarked a cruise ship. I had to make sure they got checked into the hotel ok, and answer any questions. It was a bit of a shock to the system to hear so many Aussie accents again after all this time in the US and not hearing any at all . I think they were also happy to ...
... a lot of South America, I was pretty used to the language, culture, and the way the houses were stacked on top of each other!
Wheras San Diego is quite spread apart, Tijuana is pretty over populated as a lot of Mexicans move over there to then cross the border and work in the US as the wage is higher. That was my first initial impression, but there were quite a lot of interesting and/or cultural observations I made during my time in TJ.