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Old Apr 17th 2011, 7:01 pm
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Do any of you go to the border towns of Mexico? which town do you think is the safest to visit. any tips on do's and don'ts when visiting..
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Do any of you go to the border towns of Mexico? which town do you think is the safest to visit. any tips on do's and don'ts when visiting..
Yep don't go period lol.
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Do any of you go to the border towns of Mexico? which town do you think is the safest to visit. any tips on do's and don'ts when visiting..
We went to Tijuana when we lived in CA. It was fun. Felt safe enough although we didn't wander from the tourist areas.

Although, this was six years ago. Don't know what it's like these days.
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We went to Tijuana when we lived in CA. It was fun. Felt safe enough although we didn't wander from the tourist areas.

Although, this was six years ago. Don't know what it's like these days.
Come to Modesto instead you won't know the difference lol
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Come to Modesto instead you won't know the difference lol
Ah, but do the bars in Modesto sell beer for 99c?
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Ah, but do the bars in Modesto sell beer for 99c?
Good point but I bet we have more Taco/Roach vans
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Yep don't go period lol.
I agree. Although we had fun that one night in TJ, I think Mexican border towns are probably best avoided in general.
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I agree. Although we had fun that one night in TJ, I think Mexican border towns are probably best avoided in general.
Mexico in general....I have Mexican friends and even they don't want or won't go there.
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Mexico in general....I have Mexican friends and even they don't want or won't go there.
I'm sure there must be some nice parts of Mexico but border towns are usually pretty dirty holes.

That night in Tijuana was my first and only experience of Mexico. I remember cheap beer and strip clubs.

Stayed in a hotel with a strip club downstairs. Didn't realize they were open 24/7. We could hear the music in our room.

By 5am, enough was enough. We got up and left. Walked across the border and got in the car and drove home. Memories!
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We went to Tijuana when we lived in CA. It was fun. Felt safe enough although we didn't wander from the tourist areas.

Although, this was six years ago. Don't know what it's like these days.
Dont go to TJ they even told the US Marines to stay out because it is to dangerous.
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I'm sure there must be some nice parts of Mexico but border towns are usually pretty dirty holes.

That night in Tijuana was my first and only experience of Mexico. I remember cheap beer and strip clubs.

Stayed in a hotel with a strip club downstairs. Didn't realize they were open 24/7. We could hear the music in our room.

By 5am, enough was enough. We got up and left. Walked across the border and got in the car and drove home. Memories!
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I just don't get it why folk go there you end up in a concrete jungle compound, where you are limited to where you can visit without fearing for your life, when you could get on plane and go to Hawaii or the such like!!

Each to their own, I would give it away if someone bought me a ticket.
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Do any of you go to the border towns of Mexico? which town do you think is the safest to visit. any tips on do's and don'ts when visiting..
We just crossed at Nogales, in and out in 45 minutes & on a specific mission. I love Mexico but the border towns suck & aren't particularly safe. Why do you want to go? If you want to drive over, there are other places you can easily reach that are a lot more desirable.
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Dont go to TJ they even told the US Marines to stay out because it is to dangerous.
Wow! I don't have plans to go back anytime soon. I guess we were lucky.
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We just crossed at Nogales, in and out in 45 minutes & on a specific mission. I love Mexico but the border towns suck & aren't particularly safe. Why do you want to go? If you want to drive over, there are other places you can easily reach that are a lot more desirable.
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Yes young, foot loose, and fancy free

I just don't get it why folk go there you end up in a concrete jungle compound, where you are limited to where you can visit without fearing for your life, when you could get on plane and go to Hawaii or the such like!!

Each to their own, I would give it away if someone bought me a ticket.
Right. We went because we were living in LA at the time so it was do-able to drive there for a night. I certainly wouldn't get on a plane and vacation there.
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