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Old 09-16-2015, 09:07 AM   #11
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The only border I'll cross and feel safe at is the northern one.
X2, X3, X4,.........X257!!!
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Old 09-16-2015, 09:15 AM   #12
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I've been in far more scarier situations in the States, than I have ever been in Mexico or Central America.
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Old 09-16-2015, 09:36 AM   #13
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It is illegal to enter Mexico with a gun. (Unless your a drug dealer and paying off the local law enforcement.) No way I want to spend 10 minutes in a Mexico jail.
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Guns are Illegal in Mexico | Tijuana, Mexico - Consulate General of the United States


If this doesn't scare you what would? How many times has a US citizen had a knife planted in there RV or car and arrested.
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Old 09-16-2015, 09:55 AM   #15
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With all the thousands of places to see and experiance here in the USA, why in the world would you want to have an event in a country that basically hates us, and all the while their citizens are trying to come HERE!!!

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I have to wonder how many of those who think Mexico is so unsafe have actually been to Mexico. The news media blows any and every situation way out of proportion. Remember the Ferguson riots? During our travels last year we actually met people who cancelled trips to St. Louis because of the rioting that had taken place. The rioting in Ferguson actually happened within just a few square blocks in Ferguson and in St. Louis there was little more than demonstrations that got out of hand. RVers actually posted questions on rv.net wondering if it was safe to drive through St. Louis using the Interstate Highway system. I found it all very amusing.
In my opinion we have become a country of “scaredy cats” as evident by all the CCW permits folks have.
Did anyone here follow the BLOG of Tioga and George? Here’s a frail old man traveling alone in Mexico in a Class C and he rarely stayed in RV parks choosing instead to park in empty lots or on beaches. If Mexico was a dangerous as everyone seems to think it is he would have been killed in his first year. His BLOG followers were always telling him it was too dangerous and he should return to the U.S. Of course his BLOG followers were basing their warnings not on personal experience but merely news reports. It was his one-vehicle accident that totaled his Class C that finally brought him back to the U.S.
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I have to wonder how many of those who think Mexico is so unsafe have actually been to Mexico. The news media blows any and every situation way out of proportion. Remember the Ferguson riots? During our travels last year we actually met people who cancelled trips to St. Louis because of the rioting that had taken place. The rioting in Ferguson actually happened within just a few square blocks in Ferguson and in St. Louis there was little more than demonstrations that got out of hand. RVers actually posted questions on rv.net wondering if it was safe to drive through St. Louis using the Interstate Highway system. I found it all very amusing.
In my opinion we have become a country of “scaredy cats” as evident by all the CCW permits folks have.
Did anyone here follow the BLOG of Tioga and George? Here’s a frail old man traveling alone in Mexico in a Class C and he rarely stayed in RV parks choosing instead to park in empty lots or on beaches. If Mexico was a dangerous as everyone seems to think it is he would have been killed in his first year. His BLOG followers were always telling him it was too dangerous and he should return to the U.S. Of course his BLOG followers were basing their warnings not on personal experience but merely news reports. It was his one-vehicle accident that totaled his Class C that finally brought him back to the U.S.
I think it comes to trusting our security better than theirs
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I think most of it comes down to common sense. Just as you wouldn't go into a "bad" section of town here, you do the same in a foreign country. Personally, I love to vacation in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize.... Some of the friendliest people on earth. If you want to be catered to, your entire trip, I highly suggest it.
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I think most of it comes down to common sense. Just as you wouldn't go into a "bad" section of town here, you do the same in a foreign country. Personally, I love to vacation in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize.... Some of the friendliest people on earth. If you want to be catered to, your entire trip, I highly suggest it.
Actually I'm flying down to Mexico on Saturday to spend a week at a resort on the Yucatan Peninsula. I will be celebrating my 70th birthday at an all-inclusive resort. YEA!
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We've visited many locations on both coasts of Mexico, but not sure what it's like when you get away from the tourist areas.
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