In Mexico, the three biggest industries are petroleum, public corruption, and desponchadoras.
There are so many desponchadoras in Juarez that if you search for them on Google maps it looks like a measles outbreak. Some have infiltrated El Paso.
The sidewall blew a leak. Is it Oleg’s fault? Absolutely not. Am I going to lend Oleg my truck ever again? Absolutely not.
So I took it down to Alameda. A half a mile from the free bridge, on Alameda, east of Copia, I found Rapidito.
My tire was wasted so I bought a new used tire for $25. They had it on my truck in less than five minutes.
I asked how much to fix a puncture. They told me six bucks. What do the gringos charge?
El Paso ‘ta chingon.