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After living in the hostel for 2 weeks it was time to move on, so I arranged for a home stay through the Spanish school. This way I`d get to speak Spanish a lot more than in the hostel. I moved to Recoleta, an upmarket and pretty nice area of BA, into a house with Sylvia. There was also Belen, her daughter, and two American students from the …
... br> 4. How did you afford to travel for so long?
5. Why don't you support Manchester United? I replied that hardly any British people support Man U and we promptly given our green piece of paper, which obviously meant we'd passed the test.
Waving around our green piece of paper, we were sent to the front of the queue, given our stamps and crossed in the good old United States of America. Goodbye South America!
... the USA.
Tijuana was a kind of wild, like crossing the border from Marbella to Tangiers. Even with our Spanish, it was beyond obvious that we were gringos so we were quickly ushered upstairs to a club with music blasting for some shots. The place turned out to be completely empty. It was only 8pm, so they just had the music going to lure naive tourists in early. No matter. Three shots of tequila ...
... have our front row seats as the side windows were so filthy that the view was difficult to see from anywhere else.
As we drove through Tijuana city, the city everyone warned us to avoid at all costs, we saw a number of tourists enjoying a Mexican city on a beautiful sunny day as the rest of the city went about its business and daily life as usual. We were not tempted to join them as we were "on our way" and make no mistake, it can be a very dangerous city in the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center