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Mexico Border Towns....

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When I was young my parents were smart enough to introduce us to "camping".  We started in a tent and moved up to a bumper pull travel trailer.  I've got a lot of fond memories of those fun filled weekends and summer travels.  Since my dad was a high school teacher he was very interested in history and made sure that we were able to experience history first-hand.

Dad would end the school year in June and then take a job teaching summer school to make some extra money so we could go out and explore.  My parents would break up the country into sections and we'd spend three to six weeks on the road visiting interesting places each summer.  One year we would visit the Washington, DC area, another we would visit the gulf coast, and so-on.  Before I graduated from high school I was proud to say I had visited 48 states, about a third of Canada and about half of Mexico - all in a travel trailer!  I remember sitting in history class and thinking to myself - "I remember t…