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A harrowing 40-hour bus ride from hurricane-ravaged Mexico to O.C.
A harrowing 40-hour bus ride from hurricane-ravaged Mexico to O.C.

Four Newport Beach men who took a harrowing bus trip out of hurricane-stricken Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, are back home after 40 hours of travel. John Lenell told the Times Community News he and his 19-year-old son Kevin and their fishing buddies David and Jack Ewles were promised a 20-hour ride to Tijuana when they boarded a bus in La Paz at 3 p.m. Wednesday. After enduring two days of traversing flooded rivers, eroded roads and countless potholes, they crossed the border about 7 a.m. Friday and arrived in Newport Beach by 9:30 a.m., Lenell said. "We were kind of sent on a three-hour-tour type of deal," Lenell said, referring to the castaways in the TV show...

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