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35 viewsAlmost to Mexico- the last USA exit.
38 viewsSome photos of Tijuana- the only other place I've been that looked anything like this was San Jose, Costa Rica, and a few choice neighborhoods in South Philadelphia. We continued South on Blvd Garita de Otay and made a left on Lib Ciudad Industrial.
34 viewsOnce through the city, we headed East along Aut Tijuana - Tecate.
47 viewsVW Polo
35 viewsOur caravan made good time getting through the city streets- no stopping for restroom breaks here!
36 viewsLib Ciudad Industrial turns into Av Segundo Eje Oriente Poniente. (They had all the typical VW's we have in the USA and also some Polo's and newer original style VW beetles.)
41 viewsAnother shot of the border crossing where people are attempting to come back into the states.
39 viewsThe USA side of the border crossing on California Highway 905, SE of San Diego.
94 viewsOn the highway near San Diego- (Thanks to Big Will for driving us!) one of the CAUTION signs alerting drivers to illegals who may be crossing the road.
38 viewsContinuing along Aut Tijuana - Tecate, we started to see the neighborhoods built from discarded garage doors and billboards. Lots of trash, stray dogs.
39 viewsLooking south from Aut Tijuana - Tecate.
56 viewsLooking south from Aut Tijuana - Tecate.
43 viewsLooking south from Aut Tijuana - Tecate.
38 viewsWe then turned Left onto Mexico Toll Road Route 2, heading NE, skirting with the USA border on our way to the Amor campground: N32.534856 W116.757814
38 viewsAnother shot of the tent farm.
64 viewsAs it was raining off and on, we immediately set up camp.
67 viewsEverybody was so helpful with setting up tents, unloading gear, setting up a kitchen area, fire pit, and our mini tent city.
57 viewsTents were lent, tarps set up, broken parts hastily repaired. I think we were a GREAT team!
59 viewsMore fire preparation.
62 viewsWe didn't have any work to do on Friday night, so we spent the evening preparing for the weekend. Here Briar & Josh (self-proclaimed pyromaniacs) set up the fire.
67 viewsDinner being prepared.
62 viewsJust after the fire was lit, the sky opened up and rain poured down. Everyone huddled under the coffee tent!
61 viewsLots of rain that evening, and through the night!
72 viewsSaturday 6:30AM found most of us dry and in good spirits. It did rain off and on through the morning, but finally cleared up early in the afternoon. Christian, Casey, Ashley & Josh greet the day.
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