There are five things you need when driving your vehicle into Mexico for more than a few days: tourist card. passport stamp. temporary vehicle importation permit. temporary vehicle importation permit sticker to put by your rearview mirror. Mexican auto insurance. Get a fairly early start out of San Diego because the lines can be long, […]
San Diego—Tijuana Border Crossing There are five things you need when driving your vehicle into Mexico for more than a few days: 1. A tourist card. 2. A passport stamp. 3. A temporary vehicle importation permit. 4. A temporary vehicle importation permit sticker to put by your rearview mirror. 5. Mexican auto insurance. Get a […]
Surfing Baja Quatros Casas,Probably the best known and crowded break in this stretch of Baja,but the reason for its popularity is a bit of a mystery.
In general border towns are areas that you want to move through very quickly. I recommend NOT sleeping in border towns—choose a location that will get you to the border crossing early enough in the morning to strategically process your paperwork and that allows you ample time for any problems or complications that may arise. […]
We have many loco users that only plan to do a portion of the drive—which is great—getting on the road, any road, should be your main objective when reaching out towards a new adventure. One of the services we offer to subscribers is a q&a with the author, if you have a specific question about […]
Surfing Puerto Escondido
I have been going into Baja for thirty-five years, I’ve seen most everything. I’ve also spent a few memorial day weekends down there, campgrounds packed, long lines at the border, bars spilling over. This last trip was quite a different experience—freaky. We drove down during the day, crossed without incident and made our way to […]
Last year I went through the process of bringing household goods to Baja w/FM3 for a friend. We went to Sacramento Mexican Consulate and paid $127.00 and had (6) six copies of a list of “ALL” the items brought down with address in the U.S. on the upper left-hand corner and the Baja address in […]