Category Archives: Baja California

Road trips to Baja

Taking the ABC bus from Tecate to Ensenada

  Getting to Ensenada Baja California is a pain. Getting back home to California is a nightmare. Crossing the border takes forever. Crossing at San Ysidro entails idling in your car for 5 hours. Walking across entails standing in line … Continue reading

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INGOBERNABLE- MEXICO'S BREAKING BAD

ERENDIRA IBARRA STEALS THE SHOW “Ingobernable” stars Kate del Castillo as a Mexican first lady who is on the run following the mysterious death of her husband, the president. The title, means “ungovernable”.  It is shot and produced in Mexico … Continue reading

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Ensenada murder rate is less than Las Vegas but more than Los Angeles

Ensenada is way safer than Rosarito. JUST HOW BAD IS CRIME IN ENSENADA? No American tourists were killed in Ensenada last year and none so far this year.  The chart above shows their are far fewer murdered in Ensenada than … Continue reading

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Taking the ABC bus from Tijuana to Ensenada in 2018

The Tijuana Linea bus terminal; the red ABC bus to Ensenada; the massive turnstalls entering into Mexico by foot. Perhaps the safest way to get to Rosarito or Ensenada is by bus.  Nine American dollars will get you a one … Continue reading

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Generation Z carrys on the Spring Break Tradition in Mexico

Decades of Mexican drug cartel decapitations all but killed Mexico’s Spring Break industry.  But that is changing.  This year, a record number of spring breakers are expected to enjoy Mexico’s unadulterated fun.  Generations of Americans have done just that beginning … Continue reading

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Sixer of Corona beer increases $1.90 due to Trump import tax

The 20% import tarrif on all Mexican made products entering the United States will increase the price of a six-pack of Corona from $9.50 to $11.40.

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Mexican president more unpopular than Trump

Discontent runs so deep over domestic issues here — including a recent 20% hike in gas prices — that many Mexicans express more frustration with President Enrique Peña Nieto than with Mexico-bashing U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. “It’s a strong competition, but I would dare to say Peña Nieto … Continue reading

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Soy Gringo Part Two

JACO BEACH COSTA RICA, A PLACE FOR EXPATS I think I’ll give my 2 cents on the Arizona immigration law deal. Its all about the language. I eat at cheap Mexican and Central American fast food restaurants in sketchy Las Vegas neighborhoods. I am fluent in Spanish, although you wouldn’t imagine it by looking at […]

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THE EVIL SPIRIT JUMPED OUT OF ME AND INTO MY EX WIFE

MEXICAN ARTIFACTS CIRCA 2016 JULY 19, 2016.  The evil spirit jumped from me and into my ex wife! said the man to me while we sat side by side drinking beer at a Mexican bar in Ensenada, Baja California. You see, the man said, I love chicas and I had an evil spirit inside of […]

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THE EVIL SPIRIT JUMPED OUT OF ME AND INTO MY EX WIFE

MEXICAN ARTIFACTS CIRCA 2016 JULY 19, 2016.  The evil spirit jumped from me and into my ex wife! said the man to me while we sat side by side drinking beer at a Mexican bar in Ensenada, Baja California. You … Continue reading

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