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Cenote daydreams, Yucatan, Mexico Wendy Devlin

Recollections of stunning ruins, fantastic snorkelling, exquisite food and friendly people. The Yucatan is unlike any other region of Mexico. It has unique terrain, climate, cuisine and peop... read more

San Patricio Melaque revisited Wendy Devlin

Five years ago, I visited the Mexican sea-side resort of San Patricio (Melaque), Jalisco. I arrived with my family and small trailer to join an amiable colony of recreation vehicle campers at the free ... read more

People I saw passing by Luis Dumois

The streetlamp on any street, in any city, sees so many people passing by... Alberto Cortez I live now in this junkyard. It is not such a bad life. The open sky, the s... read more

English, South-of-the-border style Dennis Paul Morony

We're living in those heady, early days of Salinismo, and in a Mexican public elementary school an excited young woman teacher is explaining to her enthralled class of fourth graders that a middle-aged... read more

Adaptations: Survival of the cleverest Michael Allan Williams

Juan Mata Ortíz is a small village of potters, farmers and cowboys in Northern Chihuahua. About 30 years ago, an unschooled artistic genius, Juan Quezada, taught himself how to make earthenware jars i... read more

The Ugly American Camille Collins

"...So I called the damned cable company and set 'em straight. I mean, how are my kids supposed to survive without cartoons? And how the hell am I supposed to get by without being able to watch wrestli... read more

A three mile stroll through Mexican history Allan Cogan

I’m going to sound like something of a museum freak – which I’m definitely not. There’s a limit to the amount of "tourism" I can handle when I’m travelling. My strict ration is one castle, or one cathedral or one stately home per day. All of which is my way of saying that by far the classiest, the biggest and the most elegant museum I’ve ever seen is in Mexico City - The National Museum of Anthropology. read more

Internet Friend Luis Dumois

A couple of years ago, like many others in this 'communicated' world, I got hooked by that magical web known as the Internet. I started to participate in many discussion forums, and, of course, met a l... read more

Charity begins at home Luis Dumois

( En Español: La Caridad Empieza En Casa) By: Ing. Luis Dumois Weeks ago, the world was shocked by the news arriving from Acteal, Chiapas. More than forty persons, including women and children, ... read more

After all, This Is Mexico Dennis Paul Morony

I'm sitting behind a small desk in the English department of a Ciudad Juárez politécnico -- a sort of combination senior vocational high school cum junior college -- across the Rio Grande from... read more

Owls, turtles, javelinas and rabbits in Mata Ortiz, Mexico Michael Allan Williams

Juan Mata Ortíz is a small village of potters, farmers and cowboys in Northern Chihuahua. About 30 years ago, an unschooled artistic genius, Juan Quezada, taught himself how to make earthenware jars i... read more

Mexico retirement: healthcare concerns Karen Blue

Two friends have fallen this month and each has broken a hip. That's the bad news. It's easy to do here if you're window shopping instead of watching where you're walking. Between the cobblestones and ... read more

Trailer tales from La Bufadora, Baja California Vee Webber

Anyone you talk to in Baja with a roof over their head has a story or two to go with the roof. Jack Smith of Los Angeles Times, joyfully chronicled his home building adventures in his book, God and Mr.... read more

Friday nights in Guadalajara Camille Collins

I had had a bad day. I had gone back to work after being sick for three days with the flu. People who were supposed to pay didn't. My appointment this morning didn't work out as well as I could have ho... read more

Huellas . . . De Mis Amores Dale Hoyt Palfrey

Chicho gently took my hands in his, leaned in close and locked in on my eyes with a soul-penetrating gaze. "¡Qué bonitos ojos tienes, güerita!" he whispered huskily. Geez, I wondered to myse... read more

Traveling in Mexico by car, plane, bus and taxi Karen Blue

Is driving in Mexico safe? Can I take my young children in the car? Are the toll roads expensive? There are so many questions and stories about driving in Mexico. Unless you're in Chiapas, driving is ... read more

Leonel Lopez: A Mata Ortiz storyteller on pottery Michael Allan Williams

Juan Mata Ortíz is a small village of potters, farmers and cowboys in Northern Chihuahua. About 30 years ago, an unschooled artistic genius, Juan Quezada, taught himself how to make ollas, earthe... read more

A Mexico Christmas story David Eppele

"Melley Klischma..." That's what I heard when I opened our back door that Christmas morning. A very young David L. Eppele was bleary-eyed from the yule lights, the tree and the presents. I was right i... read more

Armando Michael Allan Williams

Juan Mata Ortíz is a small village of potters, farmers and cowboys in Northern Chihuahua. About 30 years ago, an unschooled artistic genius, Juan Quezada, taught himself how to make earthenware jars i... read more

After the storm: Summer in Oaxaca Stan Gotlieb

This photo was taken in one of the few buildings left standing at Piña Palmera, on Zipolite beach. By now, the foot or so of mud on the floor has been mucked out. By now, also, relief should be reachi... read more

My search for the perfect bathroom Stan Gotlieb

Refugees from Loxicha, near Huatulco, brought their animals with them to the zocalo in Oaxaca. They set up a tarpaulin over a sewer grate for use as a bathroom. The governor did not invite them to use ... read more

Eating the guest of honor Michael Allan Williams

Juan Mata Ortíz is a small village of potters, farmers and cowboys in Northern Chihuahua. About 30 years ago, an unschooled artistic genius, Juan Quezada, taught himself how to make earthenware jars i... read more

Mexico: a typical day in paradise Karen Blue

One of my readers asked me to describe a typical day here in the Lake Chapala area of Mexico. Others have asked, "What do you do all day?" So, I am inviting you to spend this day with me in the charmin... read more

Stan Gotlieb in Oaxaca: the author talks about himself Stan Gotlieb

This is my 73rd article. The other 72, as well as a "letters to the editor" section, answers to some Frequently asked Questions and a subscription Newsletter sample, are also available on this site. Ta... read more

Mexicans are some of the nicest people I’ve ever met Allan Cogan

While I’m perfectly aware that this country has more than its share of bad people, I have to say after four years here that some of the nicest people I’ve ever met are Mexicans. read more
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