The grandeur of the pill-pushing posters dwarfs the natural beauty of the mountains and the palm trees, and deflects attention from the most classy and elegant of annual visitors, the true attractions of the area - the grey whales from the Bering Sea..
Everyone it seems can achieve true Nirvana in Ensenada from the 2 for 1 Happy Hour Discount Pharmacies that list their menus for the overly myopic at rockbottom prices, from antibiotics to painkillers, prozac to valium.....Come for an amoxycillin awayday, a mogodon minibreak, a viagra vacation!! Need a tasty snack?? First partake of the seafood cocktails....then move on to the dessert superdrug cocktails...they are never far away..
Photographs - Ensenada, Northern Baja California, one hour South of Tijuana.
Fancy a read?? Picking up the morning newspaper??
Why not pick up something else for the weekend at the same time....a five dollar hit of viagra....satisfaction guaranteed Sir!!
If I was so inclined, I could pick up all the same drugs and the same range of medications, prescription-free at the same prices, at my local pharmacy, two minutes walk from my apartment here in Mexico City - without any of this drama or hype..
The far North border country truly IS a foreign country. They have to do things differently there...