Travel Blogs from Monterrey
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!
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.
... with big well-deserved cushy beds - especially for pops as he's been traveling double the time we did together today just for him to get to Mexico. The only option for Brody (and we literally searched every other hotel/open-late vet) was to leave him tied up by the car in the supervised and secure parking lot which is outdoors but shaded and fully equipped with food and water. Still, hate, hate, leaving him there even though I know he's fine.
... bumps, to nothing more than a well placed rope across the highway. Know one thing……they ALL slow you down!
6. Military checkpoints. You pull up, they flag you over. 5-20 men stand around with fully automatic rifles in army fatigues and ask you a few questions. Then they decide whether pass or not. All I do is smile and say, “Hola…..no hablo espanol senor” and pray they give me the ...
Well we did it!! Crossed the border at Brownsville TX into Valle Hermoso. Border crossing took about 1hr and 15 min. Really wasnt no problems, although i believe we got had by the insurance. Yea well we bought ins. for a week but was a day early. $44 dollars for 6 days online and $41 for ane day at border. Meet a couple of guys from St. Petersburg, Fl seemed nice until they wanted to ...
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