Border politics can be very apparent. Waited 12 hours in TJ last year, after current regime made an announcement about immigration.Travel back and forth from the States to Ensenada has been pretty much business as usual. They do have a check station several miles outside of town on both hi-way 1 & 3. They ask why you're traveling, a simple I live their response has gone unchallenged.
One thing that's f'd up is the CBP is purposely causing long delays in returning. Traffic is significant lighter but CPB is not opening very many lanes. Took 3 hours thursday morning to cross at Tecate. Finally get to the gate and only 1 lane open with 2 officers working. Standing in the closed lane bullshitting were 8-9 officers
Hmmmm.....Interesting. Mexicans blame all Gringos for the virus. While Gringos blame all Chinese Americans for the Wuhan Virus.Crossing is one thing and being able to do anything is another. Last weekend here in the Mexicali municipality the decree came down everything closes at 7 and you are not to leave your house after 6, masks required everywhere, one person per family in anywhere and all the rest. It ain't getting better here yet and more and more the locals are blaming gringos for bringing this stuff down here. Right or wrong, it doesn't matter, they are not happy with people from the US in many places and the smaller the town the less they will put up with shit.
Just because the Dumpster Fire says all is good there doesn't mean its all good here.
Yep and like I said, right or wrong, it is being put on us and it is their country. From what I've seen here locally, they are taking things a little more seriously. Maybe it's because we have 9 official cases here and a few deaths. Everybody is more connected in a small town so you are always only a few degrees away from anyone you may see on the streets.Hmmmm.....Interesting. Mexicans blame all Gringos for the virus. While Gringos blame all Chinese Americans for the Wuhan Virus.
So what happend? once you got in were all the hotels , restaurants and bars open? As well as the Walmart and Costco? how about charter sports fishing boats / pangas? Can you please provide info.. .thanksWas just in Cabo. Easy to fly there from LAX, cheap $128 one way. After we landed on our Alaska flight with 18 people we all got on a bus, (not 6 feet apart) and were shuttled over to the private jet terminal where we stood in line for 25 minutes to be checked in. They did customs and baggage (red light, green light deal) all in one spot. There was a lady with a FLIR camera you had to walk in front of. Wasn't bad, but just figure on 1-3 minutes per person. It will add up quick.
Los Cabos streets are empty.
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Nothing is open besides the Mega and the grocery store across the street. A few places are offering take-out but most everything is closed. I went from Airport to Puerto Los Cabos and left on a yacht to San Diego. No charters running as far as I know. I've received emails from two hotels stating they are opening July 1st. I was told it will not be a 100% open, there will be stages of opening the hotels like at first 20% occupancy, then increased from there.So what happend? once you got in were all the hotels , restaurants and bars open? As well as the Walmart and Costco? how about charter sports fishing boats / pangas? Can you please provide info.. .thanks
I had to reschedule our trip. I hope to see you guys next year ! Frank PAll charter boats here on the East Cape are out of the water! Not one boat anchored up for over a month and a half. We are allowed to go out on pangas but only 2 per boat and only to fish for food and they cannot have a tourismo nautico which is for charter. Im told that if you want to take out a bigger boat you need to apply for a permit from the port captain. I have seen the military stopping and checking boats but I have not been checked yet.
We do not see much happening here but they did just open up construction and some Govt. offices on the first. Hotels still have not gotten a date to reopen. Beer has not been in the stores for weeks either! Ive actually started waxing the truck to stay busy
I have heard of some guys making the run to BOLA. They drive at night to avoid the cops and checkpoints and had no problems. This was a few weeks ago.
Mexico lifted their stay at home order on June 1st except for the red zones (areas where cases of COVID19 are on the rise). Problem is, practically the whole country is in the red zone.
Maybe a dumb question, but has anybody been able to cross into Mex towing a boat? Trying to get to the islands way south of BOLA before the water gets too hot. Would like to take Mex 5. Sounds like a nice new road.