We enjoyed the summer in Switzerland very much, but we are also happy that the adventure continues after 5 months of interruption. We had already booked our return flight for a long time. In our diaries a big red exclamation mark decorated the entry on September 16th. Our first flight from Milan to Madrid is scheduled for the evening. Planned start is at 19.10 o'clock...Read more
A disastrous gift
In Ensenada we turn east onto MEX 3. Our destination: San Felipe on the east coast of Baja California. Soon we pass the first of many military controls in "Lower California" - the peninsula we are currently on.
We drive to the barrier and are stopped by two heavily armed military men. "De dónde vienen?" - Hmmm, long faces on our part ... - "De D Ó N D E?", one of the strikingly young military men repeats slowly and clearly. Ahhh, from where we are, he wants to know! I proudly answer with my previously rehearsed sentence: "Somos de Suiza". - We receive "Ándale" again as an answer. At the same time, the military official, with a clear gesture of his hand, indicates to us that we may continue.