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9 April, 2019

I took an hour out of my busy schedule (not) today and opened an account at BBVA Bancomer. Research narrowed the bank choices to CitiBanamex and BBVA Bancomer, with the latter winning out. Too many horror stories of money disappearing … Continue reading

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9 April, 2019

It appears the changes to phone dialing in México are happening on August 3rd, 2019. At that point, you’ll only have to dial the 10 digit number, unless you’re calling from outside the country. Then you’ll just dial the country … Continue reading

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7 April, 2019

Today’s subject: Buses in México If you’re from the USA, you’re used to Greyhound and Trailways. Let me tell you that they have totally destroyed bus credibility North of México. I vividly, and not fondly, remember a ride from Decatur, … Continue reading

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6 April, 2019

Alas, the Puerto Vallarta trip is over! Took the bus down on the 2nd, and returned on the 5th. Don’t let anyone tell you different – it takes at least 7 – 8 hours to do the trip by bus. … Continue reading

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30 March, 2019

Mazatlán’s Festival of Lights (Festival de la Luz) 2019! I started my walk around 3:00 pm and made my way to Burro Gordo for a late lunch/early dinner. Thirty minutes, one Muuu Playero and a Toni-Col later I was back … Continue reading

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29 March, 2019

Part of the idea of moving to México was to explore a country that was pretty much new to me. I’ve seen almost every state in the United States, and have been to several Canadian provinces, but I’ve only begun … Continue reading

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27 March, 2019

Today’s subject is Food in Mazatlán! Had to take my laundry to the lavandaria, so I decided that I would take my walk and have breakfast at La Marea Mazatlan. La Marea Mazatlan recently started serving breakfast and I’ve been wanting to see … Continue reading

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26 March, 2019

Only 4 more days! I don’t think it takes much for México to pull out the fireworks displays! The Festival of Lights is only expected to draw 40,000 people, and will last about a half hour. They’re putting the show … Continue reading

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25 March, 2019

Got up early and decided to spend a couple of hours over on La Isla de la Piedra. It was just a tiny bit chilly, but the water is warming up quite nicely – I imagine in a month it’ll … Continue reading

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22 March, 2019

Began the day by running two blocks down the street to get my INAPAM discount card (México has a country-wide senior discount program)! Had a copy made, and got both laminated – for less than 50 pesos! Woo! Next on … Continue reading

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