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Blog posts about Mazatlán

10 February, 2021

It’s been a while since I posted about grocery shopping so I thought I’d give a little idea of the prices of some of the things I buy on a regular basis. My neighborhood doesn’t have a supermarket proper, but … Continue reading

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7 February, 2021

Que Pasa, in the Gold Zone, is holding Spanish classes on Saturdays. 50 pesos for an hour class – not bad, PLUS I discovered that Genaro from the Costa de Oro is now working there! I arrived a little early, … Continue reading

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2 February, 2021

If you’re 60 or older and a citizen, temporary, or permanent resident, you can use your CURP number to register for the Covid-19 vaccine. Debate Media has posted a handy guide in Spanish (https://www.debate.com.mx/politica/Como-registrar-a-un-adulto-mayor-para-recibir-vacuna-contra-Covid-19-Secretaria-de-Salud-explica–20210202-0040.html). Following is a google translated copy. … Continue reading

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2 February, 2021

Quarantine is finished, so yesterday I decided to take a long walk. I live on a MAJOR bus line, and I think all of the Juarez buses go past my apartment (several at a time, in 5 minute increments). One … Continue reading

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27 January, 2021

Noroeste has an article about Covid-19 testing being available at the airport. Appears they’ll start with the antigen test, and they’re still researching offering the PCR test that’s required for flights to Canada. Read all about it here (use chrome, … Continue reading

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22 January, 2021

I’ve been back for four days now. At first I felt like the cold and drizzle followed me from Seattle. It was in the 70’s during the day, but I had to break out my travel blanket at night! A … Continue reading

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20 December, 2020

Thankfully 2020 is almost over.  In less than three weeks, I’ll be home – back in the land of sun and warm!  At least once a day I open my door here in Seattle and take in the grey and … Continue reading

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12 December, 2020

I will say that it was a bit of a shock going from 90 degree weather to 45 degree weather, but the worst are the grey skies and drizzle.  I spoke with a doctor and she told me not to … Continue reading

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27 November, 2020

Being that I’m away from Mazatlán for a while I rely on my security system to keep an eye on my little apartment.  I have two types of cameras monitoring the apartment – a Blink camera outside my entry and … Continue reading

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15 November, 2020

I can now cross off one trip down the Pacific Coast of México! I started in Mazatlán, so I still have the coastal cities in Baja California and Baja California Sur plus those along the Sea of Cortez. I also … Continue reading

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