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Travel Blogs from Apodaca
... br> All the warnings ignored and putting our safety at risk, we were boarding our flight to Monterrey, at Gate 13, with my seat number 13E... I thought that planes no longer had the aisle 13 on them... but anyway, all signs were pointing to a disaster... (Wow, I am a drama queen sometimes… haha)
... but here I am, writing this blog whilst ...
Leaving San Miguel/Mexico for Ottawa/Canada.....
Could not get anyone to go with me
to share the driving and driving expenses
and to ride SHOTGUN.
It is a 12 hour drive from San Miguel, through the Mexican border war zone,
to the Texas/USA border and safety and security...
I will be driving alone.
They tell me that anyone driving alone is a sitting duck for the bandito's,
drug gangs and desperado's that inhabit and ...
... t speak English, or understand it. He smiles a lot. I don't trust him or like him.. Leave in the morning without eating....Staying alive is more important than eating....Priorities, you know....
Stop to get gas - it is still dark - not raining now...
No self service gas stations in Mexico..
Attendants do everything...
Which is a pain in the ass when you are use to self service..
You have to wait for the attendant to come out and pump your gas ...
... is fresh, there are mountains and hills every where you go, and it is beautiful. I find it funny how my family in mexico is so rich that one of my aunts have a mansion, but in America we are not so rich. Monterrey used to be so beautiful, until Las Zetas, a gang, destroyed it. At least i got to see my family that i have not seen in years. Even my mom came from Houston to my surprise party. ...
3rd largest city in Mexico. Surrounded by a great scenery of mountains. The city itself is like any other big Mexican City. We did not get to do the canoeing with 27 drops with the larges exceeding 30 feet because we both did not feel well and wanted to stay close to the bathroom. The trip goes for 6 hours and this would have definitely been a disaster with the two of us in a canoe.
Other places to stay in Apodaca
Boulevard Aeropuerto No.400, Apodaca | 2 star hotelfrom $89
Carr Miguel Aleman Km 23.7, Apodaca | 3 star hotelfrom $102
Blvd. Aeropuerto 171, Apodaca | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Carretera Miguel Aleman Kilometro 23.7, Apodaca | 2 star hotelfrom $86
Ave Rogelio Gonzalez Caballero 150, Apodaca | 2 star hotelfrom $52
Blvd Interamerican 105-109, Apodaca | 2 star hotelfrom $36
Boulevard Aeropuerto 12, Apodaca | 3 star hotelfrom $55
Avenida Madero, 243 Oriente, Apodaca | Hotelfrom $50
Boulevard Aeropuerto, Apodaca | 2 star hotelfrom $61
Carretera Miquel Aleman Km 18.5, Apodaca | 2 star hotelfrom $62