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20 August, 2019

Today I’m taking a more serious tone. Summer in the coastal towns of México are HOT. Hot AND Muggy. Today in Mazatlán it’s 92 f/33 c and the humidity is 71%. This is a dangerous combination if you don’t prepare … Continue reading

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19 August, 2019

Today’s topic: Gas! Most of the houses/apartments here in Mazatlán use liquid propane gas. Either 30 liter cylinders or the bigger tanks that are usually located on the roof. Either variety will eventually run out, and not at a convenient … Continue reading

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14 August, 2019

I have a little gift to myself in my refrigerator! Yesterday, after my Mazatlán Tourist Aide Volunteer shift, I stopped at Las Changueras (the Shrimp Ladies)! Un kilo (2.2 pounds) of shrimp, and I’m going to be a happy camper … Continue reading

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8 August, 2019

Summer in Mazatlán is a little different this year. Rain usually comes at night, in torrents with spectacular thunder and lightning shows. This year it’s coming whenever it wants. Drizzle, light rain. Medium rain. An hour of torrent. Mix and … Continue reading

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Pollo Poblano con Arroz

2 lbs. Chicken breast, sliced 2 Poblano peppers, charred, peeled, de-seeded, chopped 1 Jalapeño pepper, chopped 2 cloves Garlic, minced 4 Spring Onions or 1 bunch Green Onions, chopped 1 cup Rice, white 1 tsp. butter Water 1 tsp. Salt … Continue reading

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3 August, 2019

Adventures in Mazatlán: Acapulco Edition! I’ve caught up on my sleep and have slowed back down, temporarily. More travel coming up but for now I’m home in Mazatlán enjoying the Summer heat. It doesn’t quite feel as hot/humid as last … Continue reading

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9 July, 2019

Templo Mayor and Zócalo Every town in México has it’s zócalo. Usually there is a cathedral on one side, a government building or two on another, and a plaza in the middle. México City is a little different as it … Continue reading

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7 July, 2019

Adventures in Mazatlán – México City Edition I’ve been back a week, but with over 3,000 pictures it took a while to organize them! I’ll be sharing, in a limited way, and giving a little overview of the México City … Continue reading

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11 June, 2019

Adventures in Mazatlán – Teotihuacán Edition Took a bus from México City to Teotihuacán yesterday. I’ll be here until Thursday – enough time to wander around the pyramids! A few caveats with the bus – first, don’t believe the ticket … Continue reading

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3 June, 2019

Adventures in Mazatlán – México City edition. Made it to México City! 15 hour bus ride, easy but was not pleasant! From Mazatlán to Guadalajara the bus was full. Then from Guadalajara to Querétaro there were 6 passengers. Lost one … Continue reading

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