Desert Inn

Floresta, Ensenada, Baja California Norte, Mexico
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Saturday Buses from Ensenada to Tijuana

by bennetthastings

We need to travel from Ensenada to Tijuana on a Saturday (Sep 25, 2010). Do buses run late and regularly on Saturdays?

Re: Saturday Buses from Ensenada to Tijuana

by Agraichen

I'd check one of the line web sites:
From Tijuana to Los Cabos: Three major bus companies, Autotransportes de Baja California (ABC), Transportes Aquila and Tres Estrelles de Oro provide efficient service on the peninsula with modern, clean, fast buses. The trip can be made in 24 hours. Call the Tijuana terminal for schedules and rates (from the US: 011-52 (664) 626-7101).

They typically run 3-4 buses a day but time-table is not the greatest.

Re: Saturday Buses from Ensenada to Tijuana

by lmkluque

Al, just to let you know that Los Cabos is much farther from Tijuana than Ensenada is.

The bus ride from Ensenada to Tijuana would take only about an hour and a half.

The ABC bus leaves Ensenada for the border in Tijuana every half hour from 6:30 in the morning to 8:00 pm. (664)178-6680 or (664)178-1323

Aragon bus leaves Ensenada to the border in Tijuana ever hour starting at 5:00 am until 9:30 pm. (664)178-8521 or (664)174-0717

A one way ticket is about $7.00 for either company.

Travel Tips for Ensenada

Ensenada Real Estate.

by Travetrip

Ever wonder why so many visitors are crazy about
the Rental Properties and Real Estate of Ensenada?

Ensenada is one of the Northern Baja California locations
experiencing an inexpected Real Estate boom.

The main attraction for developers in this area,
is its beautiful Wine Country where 90% of the Mexican
Wine is produced.

Oceanfront condos and luxury homes, for sale or rent,
in several ongoing stages of construction,
are part of the Ensenada cityscape.

No doubt... the Ensenada municipality, the largest of Mexico,
is becoming irresistible Property Market.

I recommend you to book a hotel in Ensenada city
or in Valle de Guadalupe, the wine country, prior to your visit.


Avenida Lopez Mateos - The Main Drag

by Pounder73

This the main street where you shop, eat, drink and dance the day or night away. All of the main bars and clubs are either right on this street or right off of it. Have a day walking and shopping and bartering. Sorry... can't tell you these... but there are many.

Public Phones in Ensenada

by machomikemd

you can call local or international at the public payphones in the ensenada area. the public phones are operated by a mexican company called telnor or Teléfonos del Noroeste ("Telephones of the Northwest") which is a big company providing telephone and internet services since 1981 (DSL through Prodigy and E1). It operates in the Mexican states of Baja California and part of the northwest of Sonora, It is part of Grupo Carso Telecom, which is owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim. the call rates are 2 mexican pesos for a local call (for 5 minutes) to a landline and 3 mexican pesos a minute to calls on cellular phones and 5 mexican pesos a minute for calls to the United States (both landline and cellular phone calls) and 7 mecian pesos a minute when calling other international destinations. really handy if you left you celphone at home when going here and the public phones are located everywhere!

Drink A Margarita

by machomikemd

one thing definite is that the margarita is a mexican cocktail invention but many here in mexico claims to have invented the first margarita cocktail. and here in the legends are: A Dallas socialite named Margarita Sames purportedly hosted a poolside Christmas party at her vacation home in Acapulco, Mexico. The party game for Margarita was to mix drinks behind the bar and let her guests rate the results. When she mixed three parts tequila with one part triple sec and one part lime, it was such a success among her guests that it quickly traveled from Texas to Hollywood and the rest of the country, bearing her name.

Legend also says the drink originated in the early 1930s at the Caliente Racetrack Bar in Tijuana, Mexico. There is little evidence, though, for the story of showgirl Marjorie King who had an allergy to most alcoholic drinks and could only drink tequila. In 1938, she asked for a tequila cocktail rather than a shot at the Rancho Del Gloria Bar in Rosarita Beach, Mexico. The bartender, Danny Herrera, poured tequila over shaved ice then added lemon and triple sec. The drink was then named after Marjorie (or at least, the Spanish translation of her name).

Another legend of the margarita was by Enrique Bastate Gutierrez in the early 1940s
Gutierrez, who lived in Tijuana, Mexico, boasted to have created the Margarita as a homage to actress Rita Hayworth, whose real name was Margarita Cansino.
Other versions of the story claim the Margarita was indeed named after the actress, but in the 1930s, before she adopted her screen name. As a teenager, Margarita Cansino worked as a dancer at the Foreign Club, in Tijuana, where she supposedly inspired a bartender.

here in ensenada, legend says that the margarita originated in Hussong's bar in the 1940's as a drink for a lady named margarita henkel concocted by bartender Don Carlos Orozco. It was a special drink that he devised for Margarita Henkel, daughter of the German Ambassador to Mexico. The drink is usually served shaken with ice, on the rocks, or blended with ice (frozen margarita). All three methods are frequently served with salt on the rim of the glass. Margaritas often contain an additional sweetener, such as simple syrup or plain sugar, alternatively the Margarita can be made with bottled lime juice or with frozen limeade and available everwhere here in ensenada. a glass cost about 30 mexican pesos a shot and is really strong! have one now!

Horseshit cigarettes anyone?

by machomikemd

who wants to try horse *** cigarettes? who would in their sick mind try these stuff? i may be a smoker but i'm not a crazy smoker to try one hehehhe but for posterity, i have taken pictures of the cigarettes. The packet claims that Horse *** Cigarettes are made from the finest grade of domestic and imported horse *** obtainable. Only fresh mild horse *** is used. NOT MULE ***. And they are roasted to keep that mild, sweet taste and not touched by human hands. wanna try one? (not me ok) and a pack of this horse *** cigarettes costs 40 mexican pesos!!! the horse manure cigarettes can be bought at the Avenida De lopez Mateos or the main tourist street, you won't miss it! I dare you to try one.


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Address: Floresta, Ensenada, Baja California Norte, Mexico