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 […]
In Colon there is the Cristobal Port near the bus station. There are many shipping agents scattered throughout the myriad of buildings and banking establishments. Ask around, the going price is around $1000—we found one for $750 but it didn’t include a container, not recommended unless you don’t mind risking the interior of the vehicle […]
Bringing guns or drugs into Mexico is not recommended. You may go to prison even if you were not aware of the Mexican law—having said that, I have done it (though I have never taken drugs into Mexico personally I have traveled with someone that did, good thing I didn’t have a gun cause I […]
This stretch of highway extends into the mountains utilizing a road in good condition. The driving is straightforward without too much confusion. Once you leave Guaymas follow the signs for Obregon and Navojoa. While I was driving along this section I was really tired and thus I pulled off to the side of the road, […]
Nicaragua is picturesque, from the jagged lava-rock beaches to the gigantic lake in the south that houses the worlds only fresh water sharks. Driving to Nicaragua from the USA can be a wonderful adventure.
The people of Honduras are extraordinary. You can always expect a smile and a friendly warm embrace wherever you go. Like most of the countries in this region the majority of the people are poor. Honduras is a country stuck in time, not succumbing to the ideals and fast-paced occidental societal pressures that have taken […]
What To Expect From The Police & Military Throughout Central America and Mexico the military presence is a fact of life. North Americans are not accustomed to seeing military men on a crowded downtown street with a machine gun, but this is a common sight in Central America. The reasons for the periodic military stops […]
Mexico Border 3 Bribes in 12 Hours, Mexico is an extremely large country and you could easily spend months just traveling through the different regions.