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�VENG�MOS, GRINGOS!
Jack Olsen
June 17, 1968
'Come on down,' says Mexico, and for the first time since Los Angeles, 1932, Americans can drive to a summer Olympics. The route, as your correspondent discovered, is anything but a bore
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June 17, 1968

�veng�mos, Gringos!

'Come on down,' says Mexico, and for the first time since Los Angeles, 1932, Americans can drive to a summer Olympics. The route, as your correspondent discovered, is anything but a bore

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121� Right and up thru more pines.

123 Now out of the pines and thru some nice ranching country.

124� Pass side road (left) to El Oro and thru village of Villa Victoria. Then ahead on straight up-and-down road.

130 Old Hacienda La Esperanza up at right.

135� Note famed mountain Nevado de Toluca (15,000 feet) ahead in distance—an ex-volcano.

136 Village of Tabernillas over to right.

142� Curve left thru village of El Yukon, then right.

149 Curve left past another side road (right) to Valle de Bravo—45 miles.

149� Village of San Luis Mextepec and pass side road (right) to Zinacantepec.

150+ Stop here for customs check—will ask to see your car permit."

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