Day 922: Day Trip to Mexico

This morning we left the RV in Ogilby and drove the truck to the US border crossing, walking across into the village of Los Algodones, Mexico:

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This town makes almost all of its money from medical tourism.  All the storefronts are dentists, optometrists, and pharmacies:

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We did our dental cleanings and Trish had an eye exam for a pair of glasses, which we could pick up in a couple hours.  We will instead come back tomorrow to pick them up.

The sidewalks here are choked with vendors selling all types of souvenir-grade items:

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We got in line to return to the US:

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On the other side of the wall, home beckons:

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This afternoon, Trish made her first monogramed item:

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In electronics class, M made a battery using pairs of pennies and dimes as the anodes and cathodes, and vinegar-soaked paper as the electrolyte:

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Tonight the kids dragged over a dead Ocotillo and we had a campfire:

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The fire was big enough that the kids had trouble roasting marshmallows without getting burned:

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We threw on the rest of the Ocotillo:

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Day 921: Hanging out at Ogilby
Day 923: Ogilby to Ak-Chin

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