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Cycling in Tijuana: A Guide for Bicycle Touring and Commuting

This guide is designed for people planning on commuting and bicycle touring through Tijuana. It covers safety tips, bike shop recommendations, routes through the city, parking, and more. For the past year, cycling has been my main mode of transportation in Tijuana. I ride my bike to and from the border several times per week …

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Inside a Tijuana Bar During an Armed Robbery

While walking home one evening after enjoying a couple of drinks, I noticed a bar that was advertising beers for only two bucks. I decided to stop in for one more drink before calling it a night. Inside, the place was depressing. It was run down and pretty empty. Maybe 5 customers sat scattered throughout …

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My Phone was Pickpocketed in Tijuana and I Got it Back!

This was my own fault really. I was stumbling back to my apartment alone at around 3 am after having a few too many drinks with a friend when a prostitute approached me. She was probably about 40, spoke only Spanish, and was clearly really high. She put her hand on my chest and began …

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