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October 27, 2005 05:39 PM


Yesterday afternoon we escaped San Diego. While it was great fun, the lifestyle at Pacific Beach was beginning to wear us down. A group from the Banana Bungalow were heading down to Mexico for a night out in Tijuana. We saw our chance to escape and took it. The plan was to cross the border with a few friendly faces to help us through the process, break away to find a place to stay then regroup with the gang to see what Tijuana was all about. Now anybody who's ever heard of Tijuana and the stereotypes that exist about it will appreciate the irony involved in checking into a downtown Tijuana hotel to escape the vice of San Diego.

The guide books tell us that it's much tamer than it was in the 80's. I don't believe it. I won't get into the gory details but mom, you can be rest assured that our hotel was actually a nice, clean and safe place that didn't offer rooms by the hour. We kept our wits about us.

Today is a different day. We're back on the beach in Rosarito, 1 hour south of Tijuana in a place called the Alamo. We're meeting up with Caroline, a British backpacker we met in San Diego and may spend a couple days here before heading down the coast.


jason said:

i don't see the point of having a 'latest position' marker if you don't update it.

October 27, 2005 09:59 PM
jonathan said:

I actually fell asleep while reading that post.

October 27, 2005 10:47 PM
Ed said:

How about some beach shots?

October 28, 2005 11:48 AM
TuRbo said:

oooohhhh caroline. Is this your new girlfirend?

October 28, 2005 01:48 PM
Nathan said:

I didn't know we could post comments. What's up. So, whose new girlfriend is caroline?

October 28, 2005 04:32 PM
jeni said:

I'm with John....SNOOORRRE!! If you're talk "gory" details you NEED to tell it like it is. We can handle it! Come on...we're all living vicariously through you boys so KICK IT UP A NOTCH and give us the deets!!!!!
Miss you Muchos Signoritoes!

October 28, 2005 09:07 PM
Larysa Henry said:

Brian and Ryan, glad to hear all is well and you are both safe and sound. I can't even imagine what you are up to...sounds like quite the adventure.

October 29, 2005 09:36 PM