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Mexican espectaculos, or rodeo-type shows, a mini-series. the introduction. Wendy Devlin

Series Index How well can a person understand a culture not their own? Can experiences be understood without full command of the Spanish language; a language in which civility is interwoven l... read more

500 Kilos Of Furia - The Huamantlada of Huamantla, Tlaxcala Zaidee Rose Stavely

Huamantla, Tlaxcala- As the bull charged towards me I lost my footing and fell backwards. As I leaped off behind the wooden fence, the bull began to butt against the plywood. Once, twice, three times. ... read more

Sports channels on the net Ron Mader

World soccer fans were surprised at Mexico's success at last year's World Cup, but Mexican soccer has been improving over the past decade. Now it boasts a growing contingent of futbol aficionados in Me... read more

A Trip Around The World By Bicycle Karen Heuman

The idea itself seems like an overwhelming task, and yet Jan-Bathyste Goudreau, known as Jibi, has embraced this goal as a personal challenge. He is dedicated and determined to ride his bicycle around ... read more

Latitude 38's First Timer's Guide To Mexico - Boating 38 Latitude

I. Preparation The Boat. If you're going to sail to Mexico, the size of your boat isn't nearly as important as the quality. Make sure the boat was designed, built and has been maintained for open-... read more

Violeta Retamoza: from Aguascalientes to the world Marvin West

Golf is the magic carpet that lifted Violeta Retamoza from Cerco del Laurel in Aguascalientes and sent her out to see the world. So far, it has earned her a scholarship at the University of Tennessee ... read more

Bass Fishing In Mexico Teresa Kendrick

W hen a certain 17-year-old Bronco gave up the ghost in Dallas last September, every mechanic in the garage it was towed to wiped their tools, shook their heads, and talked about one thing. Bass ... read more

Xochimilco - Up A Lazy River In Mexico City Charles Dews

Not a river exactly, Xochimilco is a vast system of canals and gardens at the southern extreme of this megalopolis called Mexico City. It was a lake at the time of the Aztecs. They floated rafts on the... read more

Diving in Cancun Ron Stern

Unlike Cozumel with its abundance of dive shops, Cancun is home to only ten. But, as I discovered, this city has much to offer a diver looking for a unique diving experience. Located twelve miles from... read more

Mexico by James Michener Reviewed by Allan Cogan

The good thing about "Mexico" is that Michener has done enormous research in order to write it. read more

The bullfight and Cantinflas Wendy Devlin

A bullfight? I flinched at the thought. Earlier during the week, I'd jumped at my young friend's invitations to enjoy all events at La Fiesta de Virgen de Guadalupe. But now, visions of bloody bulls prompted my swift reply, "No! Gracias." read more

Bijou's odyssey: Bringing our sailboat to the Maya Riviera Roger Cunningham

This is a story of how my wife, Teresa, and I realized our dream of owning a sailboat here on the Caribbean side of Mexico. Being former coastal Californians with 10 years of sailing experience under o... read more

Huatulco: an undiscovered paradise Karen Blue

I just returned from four days in Huatulco, located along the coast of Oaxaca at the end of the Southern Sierra Madre mountains. The area's nine bays and twenty-three beaches stretch 35 kilometers alon... read more

Copper Canyon crossing: Hiking the Sierra Tarahumara Steve Weaver

The Sierras: The Sierra Tarahumara is literally a land lost in time. Probably the most rugged and least explored areas of the Sierra Madre Occidental. Though known around the world as the Copper Canyo... read more

Hike to Cuastecomate, Jalisco Wendy Devlin

The curving expanse of the Bahia de Navidad greets a rocky headland at the west-end of Melaque. The tranquil cove is sheltered from the open sea behind a tier of craggy sea stacks. Around the rocky hea... read more

Winter flying in Mexico: Paragliding Mexico's skies Juan Laos

Being a typical Northern California paraholic, the winter season just drives me crazy! Sure there's a little bit of flying here and there but there are very few thermals to hook on to and more often th... read more

Bringing your boat to Mexico

The following article is reproduced with the kind permission of the Consul General in Austin Texas. It first appeared in their : September 1996 - Austin, Texas - Ye... read more

Boating on Lake Chapala Discussion Thread Forum

We've thoroughly enjoyed reading this site recently and now have another question. With a lake the size of Lake Chapala there must be pleasure boating but haven't found much info. We're thinking about bringing a boat or buying there. Does anyone know about marinas, boats for sale, boating activities, living aboard, etc.? Any help is appreciated...

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Football links on Mexico Connect Ron Mader

Sports fans use the internet every day to find information that the net provides best - late scores and info about sports that don't make the daily paper - water polo, wrestling, and if we're talking a... read more

Sports enthusiasts get hooked on fishing in Mexico

Every great fisherman has a story about the "one that got away." A memorable "get away" to Mexico will hook more than a few fish tales with some of the best fishing in the world. The Baja Peninsula Lo... read more
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