Is Mexico Safe?

Discussion in 'Americas' started by Arte, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. terrapinneck

    terrapinneck Been here awhile

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    Well, a white Christmas here in LA (lower Arkansas)...craving a little south of the border riding..[​IMG]
  2. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    How does this relate to Mexico ?
  3. WeazyBuddha

    WeazyBuddha Carbon-Based Humanoid

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    It was 80 degrees and sunny on the Texas side of the Mexico border today. :evil

    Nice picture.
  4. terrapinneck

    terrapinneck Been here awhile

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    Oh, you can't read. Sorry, let me explain. Snow in south Arkansas makes me wish I was riding down in Mexico. Warmer climate and sunshine. Just wishing out loud....Sorry for your confusion.
  5. terrapinneck

    terrapinneck Been here awhile

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    I'll be heading back to Eagle Pass after the 1st. Warmer weather for sure. Then the railroad is talking about Laredo....I'll get the sunscreen back out....
  6. Bato

    Bato Been here awhile

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    That's a good one!
  7. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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    There's one of those Mexican chiminea thingies in the right side of the picture.

    It looks cold, wants to go home, and needs a ride.
  8. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    Yeah,
    Down here in Mississippi our reading isn't on a par with the smart people in Arkansas.
  9. miguelito

    miguelito Been here awhile

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    Now that made me laugh! :rofl I had to google the illiteracy rates of the two states, and Arkansas came out slightly ahead with an illiteracy rate of 14% vs 16% for Mississippi. Sorry Ace. :eek1 But both of you take heart. You'll fit in fine down here south of the border where the rate of illiteracy is about 13.9% . :freaky
  10. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    Thank God I am not originally from Mississippi, but since I've been here 34 years out of 65, I guess it doesn't matter.
  11. PirateJohn

    PirateJohn Banned

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    I grew up in Kentucky. Always 2nd to last in educational spending, literacy, you name it. And my father's motto was always "Thank God for Mississippi" because at the time they were always consistently dead last in the country. :lol3
  12. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    Pretty much still is.
  13. terrapinneck

    terrapinneck Been here awhile

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    Here in LA (lower Arkansas) I think the percentage may be a little lower....Ace, sorry for the rash comeback,,.I may have had one too many Christmas totties last night. But that is no excuse for my rudeness. I apologize.
  14. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    Good one!
  15. airdale7

    airdale7 Been here awhile

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    If you take out the snow and outdoor heater and the trees, replace the background with a desert mountain range backdrop with a burro and a bottle of tequilla...it would look just like Mexico :rofl
  16. airdale7

    airdale7 Been here awhile

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    You are not too far away to join us for the Oklahoma: Last Ride of the Year 2012.
    It starts at Natural Falls State Park near Siloam Springs and follows the river south (toward Mexico) to Tahlequah. Monday Dec 31 at 11am if your interested. :ricky
  17. jimmex

    jimmex Guero con moto

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    Just rode down to Monclova through Acuña. Things appear to be very tranquilo with noticeably less military presence. I never even had to get off the bike because I already had the TVIP. Easiest border crossing ever. Damn glad I had the electric vest today.

    Schizz you should consider just an electric vest, it makes all the difference.
  18. Pedro Navaja

    Pedro Navaja Long timer

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    That's one of my favorite crossings. There or Piedras Negras. Try Corrales for a meal when in Monclova. You'll pass it as you head south, one or two blocks from the big fire station.
  19. Bato

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    Monclova? one of the most desirable tourist destinations in Mexico :evil
  20. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    You got that right SR. The no anti freeze thing burned a lot of the locals here 2 winters ago when we had 2 nights of hard freeze - around 20 f. Lots of broken water pipes too.

    Stay warm.