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Officials are courteous and honest...
Are you kidding me? In Mexico & Baja, courtesy and honesty are based on how much you can pay. But, then again, that's pretty much true all over the world, isn't it.
But all kidding aside, Baja, and the rest of Mexico, is quite friendly, safe, laid-back, and a pleasure to visit.
Nice piece, Philip. It's good to see some travel/photography pieces from you again.