We finally made it to Mexico

Trip Start Jul 18, 2013
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Trip End Apr 15, 2014


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Campestre Monte Sur

Flag of Mexico  , Northern Mexico,
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

We crossed the border on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 11:25 am, much later than our original plan. We crossed at the bridge in Pharr, and have since decided we will use the Hidalgo bridge next time. It is closer and less expensive. We were delayed in Texas for three months due to our accident in Dallas. Now the motorhome is fixed and we are continuing our winter adventure.

Our first stop is outside of Monterrey, where we met up with Chris and Juan, a couple that we have seen on the internet for a few years but never ran into. Bill contacted them and they graciously welcomed us to Mexico. They arranged for us to stay at the Campestre Monte Sur for the night where we were able to plug into electricity.

It was great to finally meet Chris and Juan, we had an enjoyable evening discussing traveling in Mexico and our RV experiences. It seemed like we had already met them, and hope to see them again. Maybe this summer they will be able to visit us in Michigan, they are taking a five month trip to the US and Canada this year.

Overnight the snow came down. We waited three months to get to warmer weather and our first night out it snowed. We have never seen snow in Mexico before except on top of the mountains in the far distance. It is a good thing we had electricity so we could run the furnace all night. 

We waited until 10 am to leave, we wanted the roads to be clear and dry, and they were. We planned to take a curvy picturesque road in the mountains, but, were afraid it might be slippery. We went back to Monterrey and on to Durango.

 
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Roxanna on

To cool ..glad your on your way ..I just returned from Veracruz visited my son and his wife for a month ..I'm going to be a gram ma again in April so will return for the birth. Enjoy your winter. i like the blog so keep them coming ...miss you mu friends ...Roxanna

Maureen on

Glad your on your way to fun in Mexico. Lucky your not here, way to much snow and cold. By the way, I didnt get around to sending holiday greetings so.....Happy New Year!

aircor
aircor on

Bon Chance

Randy & Ginny Springer on

We are in Tepic but leave tomorrow Feb 1 for Koala Bungalows and RV Park, then Guadalajara, Ginny wants to visit Tlaquepaque, and we want to visit Roca Azul, Parque Acuatico Chimulko near Villa Corona, Old Time Park Rancho El Rincon near Tapalpa then wander back toward Playas at San Blas or Teacapan, maybe see you somewhere.

Larry & Laura on

Sorry we missed you Bill & Bonnie! You left Mercedes on Tuesday we arrived on Wednesday evening! We were lucky to get out of Ontario-what a winter!! Don`t trip on all that snow in Mexico-I bet that was a surprise eh what? Have a safe and enjoyable trip -keep in touch-we will keep an eye on your blog!
Larry Laura & Eddie

Sue Bratton on

Glad to see you guys are back on the happy trail....Drive safe and hurry back!

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