Drama & Diplomacy In A Sultry Mexican Beach Town

I like this book, but I don’t like the title: Drama & Diplomacy in a Sultry Mexican Beach Town. The book is not about “drama & diplomacy.” It’s about one person’s life in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from the mid-seventies to the mid-nineties. And that life is a fascinating one. I think it might be better titled, Sex, Lies, and Lots of Fun […]

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Religion In Latin America: A Documentary History

By Lee M. Penyak and Walter J. Petry Orbis Books, 2006 Available from Amazon Books: Paperback Boring, I thought, when I first saw the title. Fascinating, I thought, after I had finished looking through it. Religion in America is published by Orbis Books, which “endeavors to publish works that enlighten the mind, nourish the spirit, and challenge […]

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Traveler’s Guide to Mexican Camping, 3rd Edition by Mike and Terri Church

By Mike and Terri Church Rolling Homes Press, 2005 Available from Amazon Books: Paperback This indispensable guide for campers exploring Mexico (and Belize) – using RV or tent – and now in its third edition is loaded with practical information. Chapter 1, Why Camp Mexico?, lists some of the reasons to explore Mexico: the beaches – […]

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Lake Chapala through the ages, an anthology of travellers’ tales

Tony Burton’s passion is Mexico, and particularly Western Mexico. Most readers of MexConnect find his many articles on Mexico to be both fascinating and useful, articles with titles like “Guayabitos – the Family Vacation Spot,” or the four-part series, “Can Mexico’s Largest Lake Be Saved,” or “Butterflies by the Million: The Monarchs of Michoacán.” Burton currently puts […]

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