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My time in San Diego was fucking fantastic! It was in fact so amazing that I was saddened that it had to end so soon.

I won’t even get to see that guy on the tree again, and he was only like one foot above me. (how could I not notice him!)

Upon my arrival to San Diego, I noticed the significant change in climate. Unfortunately, San Diego was experiencing a major heat wave, and it would continue throughout my stay, but you see I got lucky because it started raining! Sweet heavenly fluid poured from the sky above me! And clouds! CLOUDS EVERYWHERE!

Anyway..

My stay at Lucky D’s Hostel in GasLamp was very… comfortable… my bed was definitely massaged by the soothing vibrations coming from the music being played by the pub/bar below my room, and hey, the music from said pub/bar was excellent! 10/10
Also, it was fucking Hot in my room! Why didn’t anyone (including me) think about opening a freaking window?!

I got to say, my first full day on the west coast wasn’t in the U.S., it was actually in Tijuana, Mexico.

Tijuana, Mexico

My thoughts on Tijuana before and after my trip are polar opposites. I’m sure I’m not the only one that has heard or read about the high crime rate in Tijuana, right? Well, either way, those thoughts about a murderous Tijuana have changed. This place is fantastic! It’s so beautiful and rich in Mexican culture. Tijuana is a border city, and yet as soon as you step in it you know, you’re in Mexico, no doubt about it. It’s not one of those Mexican cities overtaken by American culture (San Miguel I’m looking at you), and that’s what makes it fascinating because Tijuana is so close to the U.S. and yet so far away.

Si preguntas que si es “de aqui o de alla” well, Tijuana es de alla!

Needless to say, I believe I got “drunk” for the first time in my life in Tijuana. It’s weird I know, but I don’t drink so I don’t really know… cut me some slack

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The Ball,” “El Cecut,” Omnimax Cinema

So the above sphere was pretty cool! “The Ball” sits at the Tijuana Cultural Center and lucky for me there was an anime convention taking place during my visit! HELL YEA TO ANIME!

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Ricos Burritos

 


Thank you to my amazing tour guides for Tijuana! You guys were Magnificent, to say the least. You guys definitely played a roll in changing my view on Tijuana.

And gracias for the BEST FUCKING TACOS!


If you go to the movies, please WHISPER! And if you’re gonna make out, please don’t do it as loud as possible!


 

let’s head back to San Diego now…

San Diego, California

This is where the rest of my trip in the west took place. The city of San Diego is so beautiful and so big…  ʘ‿ʘ

But in all seriousness, some of the places that I visited where Old Town, Balboa Park, and a tiny park in Coronado island (it’s a secret spot so I can’t say). I had an early morning walk throughout Old Town, and I think that’s what made it all the better. Those early morning coffee conversations are the best. Also, Balboa park is huge and had so many things going on at the same time. While I was there, I probably visited like five countries all in 30 minutes. lol

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Look at those glorious clouds! Also, two magnificent travelers I met in my hostel, and a phenomenal friend

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Great view of the city from Cabrillo Bridge. I think this is still Balboa Park…

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I thought this tree was cool

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Horton Plaza Park after watching Anabelle 2, that movie was terrifying.


There’s no way I could ever put this adventure as a whole in words, and I’m not gonna try. I will inevitably revisit San Diego. I just don’t know when and I can’t wait for when I do.

 

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