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Monday, November 20, 2006

Thanksgiving Border Crossing @ Laredo
StreetVendors in Laredo a whole lot for sale!



When we crossed the Border at Laredo it seemed like the entire population of Northern Mexico was either trying to cross one of the 3 International Bridges or selling something at the crossroads to the motorists waiting to drive through the immigration checkpoints. It was rather like a traveling Mercado. Vendors were walking through the crowded streets selling everything from grilled corn & jewelry to Mexican National Flags items & huge Corona beer mugs! An hour & 15 minutes it took to get through the crowded streets of Laredo.

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4 Comments:

Blogger Lauren said...

What did you buy? I know you couldn't pass up the traveling mercado.

1:51 PM  
Blogger Dee said...

Nada! Wanted to just get out of the traffic & home to Austin!!!

6:31 PM  
Blogger Nancy said...

The border pictures of traffic lining up brings to mind traveling across the George Washington bridge in NY over thanksgiving!

6:58 PM  
Blogger Dee said...

The traffic jam brings out the standard/universal handsignals, honking & frustration that there is no language needed for.

10:47 PM  

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