The following account is from Adam McLane. He is a San Diego internet and digital marketing entrepreneur and a christian pastor. Like many in the border city, he was a frequent visitor to Mexico. As a result, he witnessed the humanitarian crisis unfolding at the border and felt compelled to aid the refugees. He occasionally posts updates on his Facebook page. He posted the following testimonial on June 22, 2019.
A fresh pulpo (octopus) tostada is exotic enough to take anyone’s palette on a journey. I recently had the opportunity to join a group of 15 young land use professionals from San Diego for a day of discovery and delight in our sister city, Tijuana, Mexico, on a hot, dry August afternoon. It begins with the new pedestrian crossing in San Ysidro, which is as sterile and contrasting to the vibrant life beyond as it gets. The long walk down the crossing feels like a transformation, one that is deeply experiential. Once on ‘the other side’, it is clear that a revitalization is underway. There dust in the air from all the construction, as a new wave of entrepreneurs look to transform this young city through creative mixed-use projects, design and cuisine. [Read more…] about Three great things happening now in downtown Tijuana, Baja California