Back into the fires of hell
Sep 27, 2012
Sep 04, 2013
Our accommodation in San Diego was wonderful. Our hosts Vic and Kelly were extremely helpful and even loaned us push bikes. The beaches were beautiful reminded us of QLD and the weather was warm during the day but cool once the sun set. Some beautiful sunsets over the water.
Call us mad but we did go back down into Tijuana twice actually. My tooth which had given me so much trouble broke in two and needed immediate repair. We heard of really cheap dentists in Tijuana 75% cheaper than the USA. So with only written directions back down over the border we went. No dramas this time, you can actually walk into Mexico, literally through a turnstile. Nobody checks anything, off to a taxi rank, into a cab with the address of the dental clinic and within 10 mins your in this very modern facility. You don't even pay for the cab. The staff were fantastic, so caring and professional and clean ++++. Gary sat in the waiting room with big TV and free sodas. Once finished back into the cab to the border, that's where it all starts. Lines and lines of people waiting to cross not to mention the cars, sometimes takes 4 hours to get back into USA. For $10 some guy bundled us into an already overcrowded bus and off we went to skip the lines. Still took one hour in this cramped hot bus but had a laugh and met some cool people who loved our detention story. No trouble this time with passports in hand.