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18 February, 2024

I’d like to revisit the INAPAM card. I have a post from a few years back when I got mine, but things have changed – and are changing. There have been reports of residents (permanente and temporal) being turned away … Continue reading

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2 February, 2024

Today’s episode is a repeat from August, 2021, but a well deserved repost! A few updates have been added as well (including prices). And now … how I ‘El Mono’. Tortas ahogadas are one of those great foods from Jalisco … Continue reading

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11 January, 2024

Went on a little walk today. From Centro to Juárez where I browsed the Mercado Miguel Hidalgo. Cut over to Insurgentes and had a nice burger and fries at Restaurante MiYeya. They’re always really nice. This is the first time … Continue reading

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7 January, 2024

The new year brings hope, well wishes, and a brighter outlook on life. In Mazatlán it also brings the annual property tax bill (Predial). There are two ways I know of to pay the property tax bill. First, I saw … Continue reading

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12 December, 2023

I was thinking that maybe now that I had the bus schedule, I should take the bus to El Quelite and have myself a birthday lunch. So I did. Prices shown on the previous post have gone up, but the … Continue reading

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11 December, 2023

I’ve been meaning to get to this post for the past two years. Good intentions don’t mean much until you get your behind to move and actually do something – which happened today. This is the main bus station in … Continue reading

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8 October, 2023

Just a very quick post today for a little gas cylinder news. Mine ran out this morning. I save the receipts so I have their number handy. Gave them a call and they said it’d be between 1 and 2 … Continue reading

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3 October, 2023

Well! That was a VERY long vacation, but I’m finally home! I need to make a note to myself that 4 months is just a tad crazy, even if one of those months is in my house in Seattle. I’m … Continue reading

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27 July, 2023

For those interested in travelling to Istanbul, here are a few photos. I’ve got less than 2 weeks left of my 2 month visit and I’ve seen a lot! I’ll post more photos of the trip when it’s over. Still … Continue reading

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20 July, 2023

Just a quick update while I’m enjoying the first two months in Istanbul … Of course almost immediately after arriving I received a WhatsApp message from my neighbor. The float valve in my tinaco stuck, and it wasn’t shutting off … Continue reading

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