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Maesonna

Sep 25, 2014, 11:40 AM

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Re: [esperanza] Suggested Surrounding DF area

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I’d disagree that Valle del Bravo would be viable for someone working in DF. It‘s over 80 miles outside the city – without traffic it could be 1.5 hour drive, but there would be no such thing as ‘without traffic’. It would mean struggling through the awful traffic of Santa Fe – I’d guess about 3 hours one way on the good days.

If Calitim wants to live right outside Mexico City (which I wouldn’t recommend anyway), the only viable alternatives I’d recommend considering would be to the south-south-west – Cuernavaca, Tepotzlan, Oaxtepec – around there. Also, there are parts of Xochimilco and Tlahuac, and most of Milpa Alta – all parts of the Federal District – that are rural (although not charmingly so).

Calitim, you mentioned ‘Maybe I just need to understand where to NOT look?’
In my first post I outlined a general guide – south, west, and the south-west side of the city centre. Also, within each region of the city, there are better and worse neighbourhoods, too many to list. It comes down to checking each one.

(This post was edited by Maesonna on Sep 25, 2014, 11:42 AM)


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Post edited by Maesonna (User) on Sep 25, 2014, 11:42 AM


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