Tijuana Adventure Gathering! From Montreal (Canada), Riverside (California) and Lyon (France).

This weeklong epic adventure is best described in pictures:

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It was one of the most fun filled weeks I had in a long time. I met Maude and Alex in one of my favorite beer spots in the city, Mamut. Alex was playing chess with a familiar face, I was waiting for a friend to come join me, but interested in the chess game, I struck a conversation with the Canadians from Montreal. I had no customers that weekend so I decided to offer the friendly strangers a place to stay, including the tour, breakfast, food and more. All they needed to do was pay for everything… no extra cash for me. I love showing the city and though I didn’t earn any money, I didn’t lose any either, and had a great time doing so. The goal of Tijuana Adventure after all is to make people fall in love with this magnificent city and I am sure that I succeeded.  Alex and Maude are thinking of coming back to Tijuana soon, even considered the possibility of moving here. So watch out future adventurer, you might fall in love with Tijuana and might not want to leave.


About Matingas

Matthew Suarez, a.k.a. Matingas, is a writer, musician and photographer who worked in Los Angeles as paparazzo for Bauer-Griffin and National Photo Group (2007-2011). His celebrity pictures printed in newspapers and magazines all over the world. As a writer, Matthew contributes to the San Diego Reader with stories about Tijuana, the border, Baja and music reviews. He is in charge of two blogs: My Life and the Adventure Blog in TJ. He has also written for different sources and now contributes writing in Spanish to b1mas4.com. As a musician, he holds a BA degree in classical guitar under the tutelage of O. Nicholas Ratts from Saint John’s University. He has performed in weddings, upscale dining restaurants and more. He’s available for hiring. He is also part of several music projects, including his own band Donkey Chow and a sub guitarist/bassist for San Diego’s oldest big band, RockinJazzBigBand. Matingas is the creator of Tijuana Adventure, nighttime tours of TJ. He also gives private guitar lessons and gives photojournalism courses, re-telling his experiences in Los Angeles.

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