Tag: Lucha Libre

Rick Steves, It’s Time For a Tijuana-Off!

lucha libre Mexican wrestler Tijuana Photo by Jim Benning

The travel guru recently suggested that the Mexican border city is a hellhole. Tijuana-defender Jim Benning invites him to go mano a mano, travel writer-style, south of the border.

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Smackdown in Tijuana

Smackdown in Tijuana Photo by Jim Benning.

The teeming border city has a bad reputation. But in a rickety arena on a Friday night, Jim Benning discovers the forces of good still have a chance against the forces of evil, at least in swan-diving, chair-slamming lucha libre Mexican wrestling.

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