At this point, there's not a donkey show in the world that could get me to visit Mexico. I just feel like all us gringos are getting kidnapped the second we step across the border.
Well . . . the Mexican government HATES that we're all scared to travel there, and they decided to do something about it. So they took a group of 13 reporters on a tour of southwest Mexico to prove just how safe and tourist-friendly the country is.
And . . . the reporters were promptly KIDNAPPED.
Surprisingly enough, the kidnappers weren't drug lords . . . they were MACHETE-WIELDING Nahua Indians, who are in a serious territorial war with other indigenous groups over land all over the country.
A group of 15 people who were filming a beer commercial for Corona were also kidnapped by the Nahua.
Fortunately, all 28 people were released after the Nahua questioned them and decided they weren't a threat . . . but the Nahua refused to give back their cameras and other equipment.
The U.S. State Department still has a travel warning reminding all of us to be very careful when we travel to Mexico . . . especially the most dangerous areas like the southwest.