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  1. 1. TIJUANA4th. National MeetingSkyscrapercity México 2012November 2, 3 & 4th
  2. 2. Did you know? ¿ Tijuana citys motto is: “Here begins the homeland”TIJUANA Index 2012I. Candidacys image V. Meeting?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Logo. . . ?Food . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Chinese ? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Zona EsteII. Knowing our city ? Zona Norte, Downtown & 6th. Ave. . . . . . . . . . 17?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Our City ? ”Bol Corona” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 ? mi”. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 ”Sabor a? Our Culture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 ? Río. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Zona del? Our Gastronomy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 ? Agua Caliente Blvd. & Chapultepec Division . 21? ..........................9 Our Roads ? ”Restaurant Caesar’s” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22? Our Nightlife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 ? Scenic Road . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 ? Tijuana Beach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24III. Logistics ? Franc” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 ”Tacos el? trasportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Hotel and ? Casino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 ”Caliente”? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Promos . ? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 ”TroBAR” ? ”El Mazateño” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28IV. Schedule. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 ? High Performance Sports Center . . . . . . . . . . . 29 ? Wine Country. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 ? Puerto Nuevo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 2
  3. 3. Did you know? ¿ The famous cocktail “Margarita” was named that way in honor toTIJUANA Logo Rita Hayworth, who was a great Hollywood actress and her talent was discovered in Tijuana 2012Two of the distinctives that distinguish our city are the minaret of the ancient “AguaCaliente”Casino and the “cebra style” painted donkeys of the Revolution Avenue.The minaret, anarab-spanish style chimney that belonged to the complex of the“AguaCaliente” Casino, where showbiz personalities and the north american mafia gatheredduring the prohibition era in the other side of the border, is one of the most distinctiveconstructions in the city, and its the one that gives the color to our logo.The black color of the superior ironwork and the nuance of blue, aqua and mustard tiling whichadorn the minaret are now part of the color that we want to give to Tijuanas image as venue ofthe fourth national meeting of SSC Mexico.Tijuana has been traditionaly touristic, becoming at some point the most visited city in theworld, and Revolution Ave. fervently lived the furor of that turistic boom. Photographers hadproblems to take good pictures of the donkeys pulling carts with the tourists as background,because the donkey, being white, was lost in frecuently in the picture. One time, a photographerthat visited San Diegos Zoo and noticing that the cebras did out well in his photos, decided topaint his donkey as a cebra and this way, the tradition began.The donkey painted as a cebra is a tradition in Tijuana, and as such tradition, we adopted it asfigure in the logo. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 3
  4. 4. Did you know? ¿ Tijuana city is considered the most dynamic border city in the worldTIJUANA Our City reaching 40 million crossings per year 2012Tijuana is one of the most important cities in Mexico, largely becauseof its border, which is the busiest in the world. Between its visitorsexcel the great number of Americans, and adding all the great numberof tourist from all over the world, they are the responsibles of thevariety of tourist, commercial, and recreational attractions of the city.This unique city, is internationally known as “The most visited borderof the world” and invites us to join and discover its wide variety ofattractions and activities.Tijuana is an extraordinary place where different cultures gather tocreate a unique atmosphere and rich in history, that offers an amazingarchitecture and a population with marked phenomena ofconurbation and transculturation, which brings to the city a verycosmopolitan profile. Also, Tijuana has been historically linked to theAmerican economy, traditions, and culture through its neighborcity… San Diego. Thereby, Tijuana is a city which offers the touristthe feeling of getting immersed in two different cultures at the sametime: Mexican and American, and maybe, its in Revolution Avenue Página 2where youll be able to appreciate easier the authentic heart ofTijuana, and the real materialization of this hybrid resulting from themixing of this two cultures. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 4
  5. 5. Did you know? ¿ “La Ballena” Bar in Tijuana, had the largest bar in the world,TIJUANA Our City and there were the beer mugs winnowed by the polished bar cover 2012Tijuanas weather is considered as Mediterranean and oscillatesat an average of 70 Farenheit. In recent years, Tijuana hasbecome a demographic phenomenon of astonishing profilesthanks to the strong migration flows coming from the interior ofthe country adding to the natural growing of the city; all thosefactors result in one of the highest population growths in LatinAmerica. Its population already exceeds 2 million inhabitants,that places Tijuana among the biggest cities in the country, justbehind Mexico City, Guadalajara, and Monterrey. Anually,more than 20 million tourists cross to Tijuana, which means anaverage of 60 thousand toursits crossing the border every day.In little time, Tijuana has grown to become a dynamic city andin constant evolution, that has situated Tijuana as one of the mostimportant and promising cities, not just in Mexico, but in allover the world as well. Its border city condition has made itselfthe obligatory step to lots of foreigners in search of the“american dream”. Besides the enviable and original Página 2architectonic beauty of the city, it also enjoys the fame of being a“boheme” city, and with a nonstop and wild nocturne life aswell. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 5
  6. 6. Did you know? ¿ Bender, the bending robot in “Futurama” was manufactured in TijuanaTIJUANA Our City 2012Tijuana has countless attractions for the tourist, suchas: World-Class Restaurants, wild nightclubs,interesting museums, colorful handmade crafts,modern malls, beautiful golf courses, beaches,exciting bullfights, and frantic racing greyhounds asendless attractions that you wont find in any othercity of Mexico. Página 2 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 6
  7. 7. Did you know? ¿ “Centro Cultural Tijuana” in 2010 carried out almost 13,000TIJUANA Our Culture cultural activities 2012Tijuana is certainly a strategic city for the wholenation. The social and economic dynamic thatemerges from its location, makes this border, anatural spot for artistic expression flourishing withsingular characteristics.Actually theres a flourishing of the pop-art inTijuana, and they represent a big commitment by theculture institutions to boost and spread the artisticcreation in all its disciplines.Actually, there are numerous spots designed to thepromotion of the culture and the arts, buildings andmuseums that stand at the architectural andfunctional forefrontthat have been consolidated asicons of the city because of their beauty.“Centro Cultural Tijuana”, “MuseodelTrompo” and“La Casa de la Cultura” are just three examples ofwhat the city has to offer to locals and tourists aswell. Festivals like “Entijuanarte” award the citywith its artistic expression in a multitudinous eventattracting thousands of visitors every year. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 7
  8. 8. Did you know? Over 90% of Mexican wines are produced ¿ in Baja California, almost every restaurantTIJUANA Our Food in the city has a wide selection of wines 2012Tijuana is distinguished for its exquisite cuisine which applies the roots of the Mexicanfood with Mediterranean ingredients, which results in an interesting fusion for theculinary arts lovers, in recent years, it has received the name “ Baja Med”. The proximitywith United States also causes the combination of their best ingredients to “Baja Med”cuisine, resulting in that Tijuana style, which also has a great influence of Italian, French,Chinese and Spanish gastronomy, making of Tijuana an amazing gourmet center.Another attraction in the region are our wines, famous not only in Mexico, but in thewhole world. “La Ruta Del Vino”, home of many of the best wines in America, its at onlyan hour trip from Tijuana.South of Rosarito, at Puerto Nuevo, youll be able to taste the exquisite ”Puerto Nuevo”lobster, which is considered by many, as the best lobster youll ever taste in your life. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 8
  9. 9. Did you know? ¿ The Integral Resurfacing Program in Tijuana (“PIRE” by its acronym in Spanish) rehabilitatedTIJUANA Our Roads more than 3 million square meters of roads. 2012The city has had recently a very important renovation in its roads,having finished the most ambitious program of its type in all thecountry. The so-called “PIRE”, with a budget of 145million dollarsrehabilitated 43 boulevards and 16 vial circuits of the city withhydraulic concrete in a process named “white topping”. Tijuana roads have been example of transformation, andthats why this program has resulted very attractive to the authoritiesof many other cities in Mexico, because of the positive impact it hascreated here. One of the roadways youll surely visit will be the scenicroad Tijuana-Ensenada, with lots of residential complexes andbeautiful ocean view , it is one of the most shocking roads in Mexico. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 9
  10. 10. Did you know? ¿ Tijuana once had the third best nightclub in the world: “La Oh!” Laser Club.TIJUANA Our Nights 2012If it comes to nightlife, Tijuana is a true “mecca” andpresumes to have the best entertainment centers, fromlive music bars to nightclubs and casinos that will makeyour night an unforgettable moment. Tons of these placesare located at “Ave. Revolución”, which convert thisstreet at nights a huge party that goes on till morning. Bepart of this frenzy.“Hipódromo Caliente” is an excellent option if you wishto know the best and biggest casino in Mexico. Youll beable to watch hound races, bet on your favorite team, playat the machines, play bingo or enjoy the live music at thefabulous bar in the complex. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 10
  11. 11. Did you know? ¿ Tijuanas airport is the fourth most important in Mexico, and the only one in Latin America with regular flights to Asia.TIJUANA Flight 2012 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 11
  12. 12. Did you know? The Grand Hotel Tijuana, built in 1982 has 28 floors and 101.1 meters of height, ¿TIJUANA Hotel and transfers and the best of all is that youll stay there. 2012According to our urban interests, theres no better staying choice than Grand HotelTijuana, with spectacular views of the city from the window of your room, inside abuilding that has been a landmark of the city for 3 decades. $400.00 Mexican PESOS (about $32 uds) Per person per night plus Tax and Tips, on double occupancy We are actually negotiating with a transport company to bring us the transfer to all the scheduled places at a very accessible cost 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 12
  13. 13. Did you know? Tijuana is the world capital of the TV, In 2010, the city exported a grand total ¿TIJUANA Promos of 27million TVs around the world. 2012 TIJUANA T I J U 2012 ANA nal Tijuana The happiest place on earth 4ta. Reunión Nacional Skyscrapercity México 2012 ctubre Nacio o unión Méxic 4ta. Reapercity O Skyscr 13 l 14 de 12 l Information booklet Sunday t-shirt Polo style t-shirt for Saturday Staff members: Must645, Monos Tijuana, Chiko Elektriko, Dasan, Protteus, RodrigoTIJ, Anak-Tij, Rojo 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 13
  14. 14. Did you know? ¿ 80% of all the thermometers in the world are manufactured in Tijuana.TIJUANA Itinerario 2012Friday, November 2nd Saturday, November 3rd Sunday, November 4th8:00 a Recepción en Aeropuerto e 8:00 Hotel Sede 8:00 Hotel Sede 9:00 Desayuno en Sabor a Mi13:00 instalación en Hotel Sede 9:00 Desayuno en El Mazateño 10:30 Zona del Río14:30 Comida China Paseo de los Héroes 10:00 Centro de Alto Rendimiento Plaza Río16:00 Zona Este 12:00 Ruta del Vino Cecut / Tijuana Innovadora Blvr. Insurgentes Futuro Zócalo 14:30 Comida en Puerto Nuevo Paseo Centenario Museo del Trompo 16:00 Camino a Tijuana 13:30 Aguacaliente / Chapultepec WTC 14:30 Comida Restaurant Caesars 17:00 Despedida 16:00 Carretera Escénica CEART Real del Mar Museo Ambar El Mirador Calafia Parque Morelos 18:00 Playas de Tijuana19:30 Zona Norte y Calle 6ta. 19:00 Cena Tacos el Frank 20:00 Casino Caliente21:30 Cena en Bol Corona 22:00 TroBAR23:00 Llegada a Hotel Sede 24:00 Llegada a Hotel Sede 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 14
  15. 15. Did you know? There are about 250 Chinese food ¿ restaurants in Tijuana, most of theTIJUANA Chinese Food owners are from that distant country. 2012Chinese community in Tijuana is the second largest justbehind the North American, with an estimate of 10,000inhabitants.Its common to find Chinese food restaurants through thecity. On the main streets of the city, youll always find lotsof these restaurants, from buffets to a la carte food.Mandarin broth, Mongolia Chicken, Cantonese rice,spicy shrimp, these are just a few dishes of the wideselection found at the local restaurants.Its well known the city of Mexicali has the best Chinesefood in the region, but Tijuana has excellent oriental foodtoo. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 15
  16. 16. Did you know? ¿ The Smart Road reduced the average waiting time at semaphoresTIJUANA Zona Este from 10 minutes to 45 seconds. 2012The city has had a big urban development along theTijuana River, and important projects are beginningtoraise at the third section of the canalization.We have Boulevard “Insurgentes”, with its smart roads,where in some certain momentsit becomes a 4 sense road,also paved with hydraulic concrete under the program“PIRE”.“El Trompo”, an interactive museum dedicated to scienceand technology for children in Tijuana, their families, thevisitors at the city.There are also important constructions being developed,like the Arts States Center (CEART), The World TradeCenter Tijuana, “MacroPlaza”, and the Ambar Museumdedicated to prevention of narcotics.All these projects are surrounded by the splendid view ofthe Morelos Park, the biggest park in the city. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 16
  17. 17. Did you know? ¿ Hong Kong Bar at Tijuana has an area of 2000 square meters.TIJUANA Zona Norte y Calle 6ta. 2012Now well show you one of the most famous avenues in Tijuana… “LaCoahuila”, located at “Zona Norte” and rivaled only by the red districtin Amsterdam. There you will find several nightclubs receivingforeign and national visitors. One of the places with more affluence oftourists is the Hong Kong Bar, a three-story building and from street tostreet, with hundreds of exotic dancers, its a place like no one other inthe country.Near the Zona Norte is “Avenida Revolución”, the main street atdowntown, some time ago, it used to receive thousands of touristsdaily. Nowadays, this area has suffered a transformation, becoming aspace for the locals with several bars along the sixth avenue or “CalleSexta” gaining a second life to this emblematic avenue. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 17
  18. 18. Did you know? ¿ Bol Corona in Tijuana had in 1940 the first automatic bowling alley in the country.TIJUANA Bol Corona 2012One of the classic places for eatingburritos is Bol Corona.The place has its origin in 1934 as abowling alley, but since the 40srenovation its main attractive weretheir burritos, made with giantflour tortillas. Despite of having suffered in 1990a devastating fire in its mains u b s i d i a r y a t “ Av e n i d aRevolución”, it stayed in the heartof the locals with othersubsidiaries that keep the flavorand tradition that has characterizedthis establishment. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 18
  19. 19. Did you know? ¿ Theres a gastronomic district at Tijuana with dozens of renowned restaurants iTIJUANA Sabor a mi one single zone. 2012In this, your table, we want to put for yourdelight endless recipes and flavors of thetraditional Mexican Food, that today waitanxious to be tasted by you. All of them arefruits of our roots, culture and wit of ourpeople.Dear guest, for sure, many of them you mayhave already seen, maybe simpler, mayfancier, today we wish you to enjoy them tothe style and touch of us, Mexicans.Each area in this restaurant is designed toevoke and rediscover our Mexican spirit. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 19
  20. 20. Did you know? “Zona Rio” is the fourth most important ¿ financial district in Mexico.TIJUANA Zona del Río 2012At “Zona Rio”, along “Paseo de losHeroes” Avenue are located the corporateoffices of diverse institutions bothdomestic and foreign, besidescommercial and touristic centers of thecity. At this avenue is located the mostpopular mall in Tijuana: Plaza RioTijuana. We can also find the prestigioushotel Camino Real, offices like EdificioAXXA, the complex Centro CulturalTijuana (CECUT), lots of subsidiaries ofboth national and foreign brands, such asStarbucks, Liverpool in its duty freeconcept, Applebees.Youll also find the most exclusive shopsand businesses, such as restaurants,nightclubs, hospitals, hotels and malls. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 20
  21. 21. Blvr. Agua Caliente / Did you know? ¿ Tijuana has a growth rhythm of 8 acres a day.TIJUANA Fracc. Chapultepec 2012Most of the main heightbuildings of the city arelocated on the Blvd.Aguacaliente, your hotel islocated over this same Blvd.Moving up the Avenue“Sonora”, heading toFraccionamientoChapultepec, is one of the bestpanoramic views in the city.Also, in Chapultepec, arelocated the best residencies inthe city, so the visit to thisplace satisfies the interests ofthe meeting. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 21
  22. 22. Did you know? ¿ It was stated in Paris that de Caesar Salad was “ The greatest recipe that have beenTIJUANA Restaurant Caesar’s originated in America in 50 years. 2012A must to visit in Tijuana is the recentlyrenewed resaturant of the Hotel Caesars,where the famous salad was invented byCaesar Cardini, the most famous andpopular mexican dish worldwide.Recently, the family Plascencia has rescuedthis landmark which is a historic andgastronomic heritage for the city.The famous Caesars Salad has manyversions about its history, but all of themcoincide that it was made at our city at thisfamous restaurant. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 22
  23. 23. Did you know? The Road Tijuana-Ensenada ¿ has over 16,000 lodging rooms.TIJUANA Scenic Road 2012The Scenic Road Tijuana-Ensenada, isone of the highways with betterpanoramic views in Mexico, is the axis ofthe urban-touristic corridor where is thebiggest density of hotels anddevelopments, as well as variousestablishments for turistic lodging, likeRVcamps and hostels.Among the services you can find alongthis Route, youll find 4 golf courses: Oneat Tijuana (Real del Mar); One atRosarito (BajaMar Golf Course); andtwo at Ensenada (Baja Country Club andBajaMar Oceanfront Golf Resort).The main touristic activities at this zoneof the Baja are activities such as thefishing, sailing regattas, surf, diving, andwhale watching. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 23
  24. 24. Did you know? The capacity of “La Plaza Monumental ¿ de Tijuana” is of 22,000 people.TIJUANA Playas de Tijuana 2012Playas de Tijuana, the place where Tijuanaloses its name to become Pacific Ocean, isthe most northwestern point in the country anLatinAmerica. It counts with severalattractives, such as “La Monumental, thethird largest bullring in the world and theonly one located at the seashore, or complexcondos like Park Towers, which consist in anon going project of 4 towers of 15 floors eachone. We also must include “ElMalecon”, with 1200 meters length, its theperfect scenario for artistic perfomances,and its also an oportunity for the locals toenjoy the beach from this double corridor,decorated with endemic vegetation, benchesand lamps that harmonize to create a pleasantbehavior.You cant lose a sunset at Playas de Tijuana,and contemplate the sun in a cloudy day, justto watch the moment when just one or twolight beams sneak through the cloudsoffering a natural spectacle of singularbeauty. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 24
  25. 25. Did you know? A true Mexican taco can be tasted ¿ only in Mexico, not in a Taco Bell.TIJUANA Tacos El Franc 2012Since many years, the “Tacos al Pastor” at Tijuana became ahuge boom between the people that looks for a good taco,mostly at night, either before the party or after, you can findtons of open spots, most of them remain open all the night tillthe morning waiting for those who come after theirrespective parties and delighting some really good tacos.“Taqueria El Franc” located at Zona Rio, its a really popularplace for the nocturne commensals, because of the extremelygood taste of their product.Between the whispering of people and the sound of theknives hitting the wood, youll be able to taste a good andwide menu of tacos, the tacos are made of : grilled beef,adobada, suadero, tripa (intestine) and cabeza (head), eachtaco served with sauce, avocado, coriander, onion, andbeans, resulting in a taco ready to delight all your taste buds. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 25
  26. 26. Did you know? ¿ The Casino Caliente has the only hounds racetrack in Mexico.TIJUANA Casino Caliente 2012Since the beginning of the past century, Tijuana wasknown for having a very luxurious casino full of eleganceand glamour. Visited by great personalities, it quicklyacquired fame and became an entertaiment center forthose who were escaping from the Dry Law at UnitedStates.The Casino Aguacaliente closed its doors in the 30sdecade, but theres still remainings of what was the bestcasino in the country.Nowadays you can reasemble the history of the city at thebest and biggest casino in Mexico, it has many attractions,from hounds races to the book, from slotmachines tobingo.It cant pass unnoticed the casinos bar, with live music atnights in a relaxing atmosphere under a glimmer of vividcolors. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 26
  27. 27. Did you know? Located at the sixth floor, TroBAR has a ¿ privileged view to Zona Rio, it will alsoTIJUANA TroBAR have it to the future “zocalo” of the city. 2012An intimate place, cozy, bohemian with nicemusic.A new space in the city where you can listen thebest trova music and different bands, as well thebest wines and a wide menu of national andinternational drinks.The atmosphere is ideal to enjoy in couple andpass a romantic night. You can also go with yourfriends and pass invaluable moments, enjoyingthe best view of the city right next to your table.Thats how TroBAR is: A place of good musicand better wines.Come and know the place that will conqueryour nights. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 27
  28. 28. Did you know? ¿ In Tijuana, one in every four people are estimated to be from Sinaloa,TIJUANA El Mazateño those born in Tijuana are barely 50% of the total population. 2012Located at Mesa de Otay near the Technological Instituteof Tijuana (ITT), theres a place that is beleaguered by thelovers of the good eating, and its because Tacos elMazateño was considered by the Tourism andConventions Committee in Tijuana (COTUCO) as one ofthe best places to enjoy a good taco in Tijuana. During thecelebrations of the 120th anniversary of the foundation ofTijuana, These tacos occupied the place 13 out of 120things you can do at the city.You start with a seafood consommé that can heal even theworst hangover, with homemade toasts, and specialsauces for seafood.Theres a saying in the city about tacos: “Taco que cierrano es taco” (Taco that closes isnt taco), and this can bebetter appreciated at this place, because the specialty ofthe house is the taco of spicy shrimp, youll get a massivetaco with about 15 spicy shrimps with a flavor you wontforget.Other dishes and tacos highly recommended are theMarlin taco and the Shrimp Ceviche. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 28
  29. 29. Did you know? ¿ The final venue of the Diving World Series 2008 and 2012TIJUANA High Performance Sports Center was at the High Performance Sports Center Tijuana(CAR). 2012The High Perfomanc Center (CAR) borns with anintegral and innovative concept, counting withcertified ans oficial spaces and with internationalstandards that offer to the local, national, andinternational sports community an ideal place fordevelopment and sporting exchange of high level. The “CAR” comes to be the solution to theneeds of having worthy spaces, with the equipment,specific material and the best trainers to do the jobfocused in the obtaining of high perfomance skills. Youll meet the most modern andfunctional sports complex in Latin America, withthe latest technology and services, it has an olympicpool with observation chambers and a diving pitwith the official measures endorsed by the FINA,dressing rooms, reception area, administrativeareas, diverse areas dedicated to other sports, sportitems and much more. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 29
  30. 30. Did you know? The Wine Country won the “W Distinctive” ¿ as the best touristic route in Mexico at 2011TIJUANA Wine Country 2012The Wine Country offers the visitor a wide range ofattractions and services that consist from the tiniest andmost familiar wine houses, to big scale producers; fromlittle country restaurants to the finest ones, as well as sitesfor camping, spas, artinsans markets, museums and eventhe remainings of an old “Misión”, “Bed & Breakfast”hotels, wine boutiques, art galeries, indigenous cultureand natural sites.The taste of the good Mexican wine borns in the soil ofValle de Guadalupe and its main attraction is making atour to the wine houses and know the process of makingof the best Mexican wines, gourmet wines or artisanwines, its your choice, besides enjoying an amazing viewto the vineyards of Valle de Guadalupe.Experience the tasting of wines at the houses, cellars andbarrel rooms, and meet the owners of each wine company.Magic places, historic buildings and excellent winescreate the best oenological tour here, at the Wine Country. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 30
  31. 31. Did you know? ¿ The “Puerto Nuevo” lobsters have tiny pincers compared to the lobsters in any other place.TIJUANA Puerto Nuevo 2012Puerto Nuevo, an ancient fisher town is actually on ofthe places that most presume its gastronomy in BajaCalifornia.A simple establishment, an especial attention and overyour table: “The best lobster of the world”accompanied by rice, beans, butter, red sauce, anddelicious homemade flour tortillas can create a reallyunforgettable experience.Just 25 miles from the international border, over theScenic Road Tijuana-Ensenada is located this placewherethe tradition of the “Puerto Nuevo” lobster thathas given intarnational fame to Baja California began.Entire families go to Puerto Nuevo from Tijuana orEnsenada and dont care to wait over an hour to take aseat just to taste the lobster, right there at the seashore,looking to the Ocean. 4th. National Meeting SSC México Page 31