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Blog posts about Mazatlán

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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29 May, 2019

A month of food! Well, perhaps not an entire month, but a selection of the meals I’ve had in May.

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17 May, 2019

I’ve been dirty (how to use a lavandería)! So you’re in México for more than a typical vacation week and realize that the laundry service your hotel provides is outrageously expensive – what do you do? Coming to your rescue … Continue reading

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15 May, 2019

It’s getting hot. The snowbirds have pretty much all flown the coop. What was a nice 75 f. degree day is now a need-to-carry-a-water-bottle 85 f. day. By mid-July it’ll be a “sweet baby jicama it’s HOT” 95 f. Cruise … Continue reading

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15 May, 2019

Just the timeshare facts, folks. I’ve been away to my wonderful timeshare about 4 1/2 miles down the street! Lol. In 2010 I bought a fixed week 28 (Mid July) timeshare at the Costa de Oro. Four years ago I … Continue reading

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24 April, 2019

Today’s topic is: Grocery Shopping! Grocery shopping in Mazatlán is an experience with many choices and decisions to make. There are the big box stores – Costco and Sams Club (ok, Costco is in Culiacán – but there’s a monthly … Continue reading

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20 April, 2019

Semana Santa in Mazatlán! Monday and Thursday both, I walked down to the malecón at Playa Norte. There were a few people, but nothing out of the ordinary. For years I’ve been seeing pictures of Mazatlán during Semana Santa – … Continue reading

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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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