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Blog posts about Mazatlán

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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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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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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