México: The muted arrival

Yesterday was the last gasp. A final fling to get to the San Ysidro Transit Centre was met with an impenetrable wall of security, on this the busiest land crossing in the world. I coincided with a change in shift, passing hundreds of border security guards on their way home, all wearing bullet-proof vests. No way could I get near the border crossing and expect to retrace my steps back the way I came. So getting this shot standing next to the nearest sign was all I could expect.

But….the job is now done, time to relax, have a few beers, eat a few tacos, burritos and enchiladas, and pack the bike for the homeward journey.

Sigh……😊

About Frank Burns

Looking for the extraordinary in the commonplace………taking the road less travelled……..striving for the ‘faculty of making happy chance discoveries’ in unremarkable circumstances. Click on the Personal Link below to visit my webpages.

Posted on October 31, 2018, in Vancouver to Mexico 2000 miles and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. Congratulations, man.

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  2. Was the distance shorter than the RAAM? Seems no time since you set off! Well done!

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  3. Well done! I’ve thoroughly enjoyed reading about your progress. Safe journey back to the flatlands of Cambridgeshire.

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  4. Another wonderful adventure Frank. You continue to inspire me. Safe trip home. Jenny will be happy to see you.

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