Day 6 – July 18, 2013: If you’re holding a beer, it doesn’t count as dancing

Last night I was invited to the Far West Rodeo club in Monterrey, Mexico for some live music. The MXN$150 (~US$12) cover included free drinks, so I had some cheap beer and come cheap pineapple juice with rum. The music varied a little, including some Salsa and Cumbia, but mostly Tejano. As wikipedia points out, …

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Day 5 – July 17, 2013: Train-dodging in Monterrey

Yesterday I drove from Reynosa to Monterrey. It would have been about a 2-hour drive, but without a GPS, and Mexico‚Äôs lacking road signs, I got lost in Reynosa, and again in Monterrey. But this is part of the adventure, right? Today on my way from the hotel to where I would be working, I …

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