Originally Posted by lhoriman
Let's say you see a highway ahead running perpendicular to your line of travel, and you want to make a left. There will be six different possible exits near the interchange, all labeled with obscure names of districts miles away. The correct path to the direction you want to go likely involves several right turns, a cloverleaf, a half-mile drive in the wrong direction, a u-turn, and traversing a bridge over the inevitable open sewer.
That's exactly how I felt in Tijuana, too. Glad to hear that I won't be out of my element going farther south into Mexico.
Thoroughly enjoying your trip, btw. Thanks for writing it!