Boca chica beach
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9/30/2019

The mouth of the Rio Grande

We're standing on US soil, while the vehicles are all on the Mexican side. This is at the southern end of Boca Chica beach, and if this article in USA Today is to be believed, the cartels completely control this little spot for shipping drugs: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2019/08/27/playa-bagdad-us-mexico-border-town-occupied-drugs-crime-cartel/2131161001/
As I took this photo, a fixed-wing aircraft most likely with Border Patrol repeatedly circled and kept an eye on my actions.