Category Archives: Adventures

Blog posts about Mazatlán

7 July, 2022

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about excursions so I thought I’d put a few out there for people to consider. Now that it’s a tad hot and humid, a little get-away someplace else might be to your liking. … Continue reading

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2 July, 2022

Another visit to Fonda la Chilanga (https://www.facebook.com/jonathanfondalachilangaes) near the corner of Zaragoza and Dr. Carvajal. I have a particular fondness for tacos de canasta, and they made a Facebook post saying that they were serving them today. I don’t know … Continue reading

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1 July, 2022

Just a little update on Tacos y Tortas Ahogadas “El Mono” (corner of Zaragoza and German Evers. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/elmono.tortasahogadas). They, like most other places recently, have had a little increase in the price of their menu offerings. Tortas Ahogadas are … Continue reading

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26 June, 2022

Six weeks of being sick and I finally got out of the apartment and took a walk. I haven’t had many days over 1,000 steps so I was a little apprehensive about doing my ‘normal’ walk of around 15,000 steps. … Continue reading

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16 June, 2022

Almost a month ago I started feeling sick. Strange symptoms – first the left side of my neck hurt. The next day it was the right. Then my neck was fine and it was my shoulders that hurt. Then the … Continue reading

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17 May, 2022

I’m doing a little reorganization of my in-home entertainment choices (i.e. television offerings) and thought I’d share in a little more detail what I use to give me television and movies here in Mazatlán. First, I use smartdnsproxy (https://www.smartdnsproxy.com/?afid=27708a335f7e) to … Continue reading

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10 May, 2022

Today is Mother’s Day in México – so happy mother’s day if it so applies/applied to you! I thought I’d make an entry today about a problem I have with a couple of things about living in Mazatlán (and México … Continue reading

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5 May, 2022

My garbage pickup days are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. You take the bagged garbage down to the street and add it to the pile from your neighbors; or you start a pile if you’re the first. I’d been binge-watching ‘The … Continue reading

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3 May, 2022

Just saw an article about ‘new’ procedures to get an INAPAM (senior discount) card. The requirements look exactly the same as when I got mine a few years ago, and they only list one procedural change in the processing so … Continue reading

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28 April, 2022

No matter what country you live in, there’s going to be a lot of paperwork involved. In the USA you need a SSN (social security number). You file your 1040 tax form annually. You’ll need a drivers license or state … Continue reading

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