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Topic: travelling from San diego to Mexico

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travelling from San diego to Mexico

« on: March 19 2006 21:03:00 »

we want to do a surf mission from san diego down into mexico and want to know how safe it really is? as we hear it is so bad and scary. also any good surf spots and accommodation/hostel/camping grounds to stay at?


Margie in Baja

RE: travelling from San diego to Mexico

« Reply #1 on: March 20 2006 17:03:00 »

And watch out for American Bible Bangers, but DO buy the latest Mana CD and get in the groove.



RE: travelling from San diego to Mexico

« Reply #2 on: June 09 2006 17:06:00 »

You do need to be cautious of petty criminals.  Don't leave valuables unattended and try to park where you can see you car at all times.  I've heard bringing a dog is the best deterent, especially when camping.  Lots of great surfing to be had, so just use your common sense.



RE: travelling from San diego to Mexico

« Reply #3 on: June 09 2006 18:06:00 »

I went from San Diego to Baja Sur via bus....
Didnt have too many problems...
didnt stop in Tijuana long, that looked the most scary place to me.
Baja for me was really tame, Ive been to Peru and Chile in Latin America and they werent that bad either.
Frankly, what about LA, London, NYC, these can be dangerous places too.....anywhere is dangerous.....
Ive found the worst situations ive been are when I have been out at night and drinking, so you carry the can....
just surf!


Mike Marquez

RE: travelling from San diego to Mexico

« Reply #4 on: July 31 2006 19:07:00 »

Sack up you PUSSY.  Think about it, you only hear the bad stories that are exagerated.  And those are sensationalized.  Mexico is improving due to Vincente Fox ( the ex president) and they have realized that we bring money to boost the Mexican economy and are now chill.  The weed in Mex has even improved.



RE: travelling from San diego to Mexico

« Reply #5 on: August 15 2006 14:08:00 »

haha funny shit

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