So weird to see the "landscaping" when around here is so green and all
I've heard a lot of negatives about banditos, etc. Freightliner said they'd
fly me into Mexico City but wanted no part of my driving down. So, together
with my loving "green" I have to ask - why Baja?
Tom... I said the same thing when my neighbor bought down there...
I thought that all of Mexico was the same, which is like thinking that all of
the US is...
Baja is a very mellow place and we feel a lot safer there than around Fresno, Ca
with all the daily deaths in the paper from gang shootings and red light
Actually, a lot of people call Baja "San Diego South" because it's a lot more
like Calif. than mainland Mexico...
We are in no hurry to explore the mainland, especially the border towns!
Just as an aside, what kind of medical treatment is available should you
need it? I'm guessing maybe wrongly, that for some stuff, you'd cross the
border to have treated in the US, but what about sudden emergencies?
Assuming that you've checked this stuff out.
Medical is good and very low cost... some say that's because they don't have all
the BS lawsuits there that drive insurance up..
Our best quote so far, for 2 people, is about $75 US a month.. low co-pay, pick
your doctor, (2 very good ones in town 7 miles away), helo-ambulance if needed,
We're paying over $700 a month now for the least expensive Kaiser because every
time the rates go up, we move to a plan with higher co-pay and deductible so we
can afford it...
Dentist bills are low, too.. a friend just had a root canal and crown?? and the
bill was under $200... that's less than my last R.C. cost here and still haven't
done the crown thing..
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