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Crossing to Tijuana: The Blue Line Henry Biernacki

The people waiting at the Civic Center either went to get someone out of jail or take the train to the US-Mexico border. That was life, dia y noche in San Diego and the most charming way to enter Mexico, via Tijuana. read more

US postage stamps and Tijuana, Mexico's Seabiscuit connection Maggie Van Ostrand

Seabiscuit Stamped Envelope (44 cents)
© United States Postal Service, 2009
In 1934 during the depths of the Great Depression, horse trainer Tom Smith was living out of a stall at Mexico's Agua Caliente racetrack in Tijuana. Flat broke, Smith shared the stall with Noble Threewit, who trained horses for a friend of Charles Howard. Howard was seeking a trainer for his new horse, Seabiscuit, a seemingly incorrigible Thoroughbred. read more

Cejas and the great escape: Dog rescue in Tijuana Maggie Van Ostrand

 
A warm-hearted missionary rescues a Tijuana street dog and smuggles him across the border to a new home in California. read more

Clickable interactive map of Baja California state, Mexico: Tijuana, Ensenada Tony Burton

Clickable interactive map of Baja California state, Mexico: Tijuana, Ensenada read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report August 2004

Table of Contents Income per capita Petroleum reserves and production Unemployment reduced ... read more

Introducing Rick Gage: Murder in La Paz and Death Mask of the Jaguar by Murdoch Hughes Reviewed by Allan Cogan

With these two thrillers we find ourselves in the world of hard-boiled private eyes - a la Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler - but with a difference. Both stories are squarely set in Mexico. Murdoch Hughes has created a private eye, Rick Gage, who has given up his former career as a detective in Los Angeles to get away from the stress and violence he experienced there and moved to La Paz. However, with these two books, Rick encounters enough stress and violence to fill any number of careers. But he's a tough guy. He can take it. read more

Tortilla run: a day in Tijuana Alex Vinson

We woke at 7 a.m. to the blaring horn of the propane truck " beepbeeeeeepbeepbeeeeeeeeep " and wonder if he will ever buy a muffler for that dang truck. We dress quickly so that we can get to the ... read more

A newbie Gabacho in Mexico Alex Vinson

  First Taxi Ride. I parked my car on the US side of the border as I had no idea what to expect if I drove into Mexico. Will I need a passport? Some kind of international driver's license? Better to... read more

Tijuana hotels and dining David Roland

Photos by Robert Mohr © Robert Mohr 2006 People in Latin countries are usually out visiting in the evenings, having fun and listening to street musicians and eating at any of the well-lit taco ... read more

Tijuana: Serious shopping for the serious shopper David Roland

  Tijuana: A Taste of Mexico Part III Serious Shopping for the Serious Shopper By David Roland © David Roland 2006 Photos by Robert Mohr © Robert Mohr 2006 ... read more

A Tijuana Jail Charles E. Moritzky

This is another vignette of one of my experiences in Mexico. It is not a complaint or criticism, just an account of brief adventure. A lot of people would be reluctant to admit that they had spent ... read more

Retiring And Living Around Tijuana

RETIRING AND LIVING AROUND TIJUANA Mexico Connect Forum Discussion Threads Posted by Mack on Abril 24, 2000 I'm looking for information on living in Tijuana or nearby ... read more

Clickable interactive map of Baja California, Baja California Sur, Mexico Tony Burton

Map of the Baja California Peninsula - Baja California, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Clickable interactive Map of the Baja California Peninsula - Baja California, Baja California Sur, Mexico, including Tijuana, Loreto, Ensenada, La Paz, Cabo San Lucas.

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Tijuana: a taste of Mexico on a budget David Roland

While white sand beaches and lobster by candlelight are part of a typical vacation for many tourists, I've never been much interested in the overpriced and frankly elitist form of pastime that this sor... read more

Tijuana, a taste of Mexico David Roland

Tijuana boasts a bullfight ring, racetracks for both dogs and horses, a jai alai fronton, golf courses, museums and cultural centers, a beautiful beach nearby, and other attractions not found in other ... read more

Greyhound bus connection in the Otay Mesa Stan Gotlieb

When you're a famous traveler and adventurer such as myself, you get exposed to a lot of weird things, either first hand, or because people write to you telling you of their own experiences. You get to... read more

Living/Crossing Tijuana/San Diego

Mexico Connect Forum Discussion Threads Posted by alex in TJ on Mayo 02, 2000 HOUSING: There are two nice areas of Tijuana. Playas de Tijuana is the little strip between the En... read more

My dog Sombra in the Tijuana jail Vee Webber

We had purchased Sombra with an eye to breeding her, and when her time came, we located a fine Golden Retriever named Lombard. A retired couple who settled on the hill above ours at La Bufadora owned h... read more

Twilight on the Line: Underworlds and Politics at the U.S. - Mexico Border by Sebastian Rotella Norton Reviewed by Allan Cogan

The action never stops at the border. There is no other place like it on the globe. The international boundary stretches for almost two thousand miles, from the Pacific Ocean through the mountains, the deserts, the valleys of the Rio Grande to the Gulf of Mexico. The region is a vast world unto itself. And the westernmost, fourteen-mile strip between San Diego and Tijuana, the border's biggest and richest cities, is the most intense microcosm of that world. The U.S. Border Patrol records half a million yearly arrests of illegal immigrants here, accounting for almost half of all its arrests. read more
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