Dangerous roadscan make a great outing a disaster!
Know before you go is clearly the rule of thumb for Mexico travel today: there’s unrest in areas considered safe just a few short months or weeks — in some cases — ago. Don’t bank on anything without verification. Call the American Embassy before traveling and make certain people know where you’ll be so if problems arise, there’s a semblance of an idea of your whereabouts.
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Make sure you know what you’re doing and don’t skimp on equipment: these aren’t ‘typical’ roads for the novice traveler to tackle. Be sure you know what’s on your itinerary and where you’ll be when without rushing to meet deadlines.