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September 2011 Blog Posts (19)

Living in Los Cabos: More on Capital Gains Tax

Living in Los Cabos: More on Capital Gains Tax

 

Baja Pony Express is a great newsletter/egroup based in Las Barriles, I always enjoy getting it but feel like I’m kind of free-loading since I don’t have anything to share. Well, yesterday someone posted a question I could answer. And, since someone is asking…

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Added by Carol Billups on September 30, 2011 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Promoting Mexican Tourism

TONIGHT on PBS-tv, the program, "Royal Tour." It will feature President Calderon and well known travel journalist, Peter Greenberg. The President delivered the program Tuseday evening at the Guggenheim in New York and last evening in an L.A. theater.

Featured stes will be; Baja California Sur,Campeche, Chiapis, Chihuahua, The Federal…

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Added by John K. Glaab, CIPS on September 22, 2011 at 9:16am — No Comments

Living in Los Cabos: Hurricanes, Part 2

Living in Los Cabos: Hurricanes, Part 2

 

Seems almost like yesterday I blogged Part 1, and it’s been two weeks. Yikes! Time does fly here in paradise. I’d almost forgotten I needed to finish when yesterday one of my radio partners was in the office proclaiming that we weren’t going to have a…

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Added by Carol Billups on September 21, 2011 at 10:55am — No Comments

Living in Los Cabos: What A Gorgeous View Looks Like

Living in Los Cabos: What A Gorgeous View Looks Like

 

This morning two executives wanted to preview my houses in Pedregal, we ended up at Villa Sirena, an amazing mansion perched high on the mountain with incredible views of the Pacific beach. The day was just too pretty not to want to share the view so I took a quick video. Enjoy!

 

http://youtu.be/ndAawvQd7Pw

 

 

 

 

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Added by Carol Billups on September 20, 2011 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

A Workshop at The AMPI Annual Conference

Workshop: Legal Security in the Restricted Zone

PLACE: AMPI Congreso Merida, Yucatan

TIME: 8 a.m.

Moderator: Lic. Linda Neil, ABR,…

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Added by John K. Glaab, CIPS on September 19, 2011 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Tourism Cultural Fair in Mexico

Morelia Hosting Second Annual Cultural Tourism Fair

By John K. Glaab, CIPS

 

A total of 115 suppliers will come from eleven countries.  The Fair will be from   September 29 to October 2 nd  The capital of Michoacán has a rich cultural history. Last year 146,712, people came to enjoy the Fair. The state of Michoacán has been recognized by UNESCO for its varied gastronomy, butterfly sanctuary, the tradition of Night of the Dead, and the pirekua (music of…

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Added by John K. Glaab, CIPS on September 19, 2011 at 11:20am — No Comments

A Fresh Look at an Older Development

 

Villas Marlin Condminiums

 

The Hotel Zone in Cancun is quite a mix of old and new condominium developments. You can’t miss he shiny new condos like beautiful Lahia and the very popular Bay View Grand and Portofino. All with price tags to match. And then you have the older developments that have seen better days. Is there a happy medium at a good price? Turns out…yes.

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Added by Mary Goodrich on September 15, 2011 at 11:48am — No Comments

Great Snack Food in Mexico: Photographic Essay on Harvesting Chapulines (grasshoppers) and How to Prepare

Here's the link to the photo album with commentary below each photo so you can learn about this healthy Mexican high protein snack food .... tolerated by some, loved by the majority, and shunned by a few: 

 

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150329999553921.372282.651578920

 

Enjoy.

Added by Alvin Starkman on September 13, 2011 at 12:35pm — No Comments

About Me, and What I Am Looking for in Mexico

Dear Expatriate and Mexican Ladies and Genlemen:

 

My name is David Osborn (please, no E at the end!) and I am considering moving to Mexico to live there.  I am 59 years old, single, and am currently living in Redlands California, USA.  I am an herbalist and acupuncturist licensed in California.  I am also a writer and a musician - I make and play the Romanian Pan Flute, in the style of Zamfir.  I am looking to make connections, both professional and…

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Added by David K. Osborn on September 13, 2011 at 12:33pm — 3 Comments

Erroneous Tagging for My Previous Blog Post

Dear Sirs Who Run Mexico My Space:

 

I just put up a blog post, but the tags were very badly garbled and messed around with:

 

This Blog is NOT about medicine in general, so "Medicine" should NOT be a Tag!  The types of medicine are:

 

Greek Medicine, Herbal Medicine

 

This blog is NOT about flutes in general, but specifically about the Pan Flute, which is the…

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Added by David K. Osborn on September 13, 2011 at 12:27pm — 1 Comment

Tired of Chile en Nogada Already this Month in Mexico? Try Chile Relleno with Picadillo de Puerco

Of course chile en nogada is the recipe of choice all September in Mexico.  But surely there are some who prefer a more traditional stuffed chile.  So here's a more traditional recipe from the kitchen of a deceased Mexican chef, with my commentary, naturally with a link to a modern Oaxacan recipe for you guessed it, chile en nogada: http://tinyurl.com/4xdnlyd

Added by Alvin Starkman on September 9, 2011 at 5:18pm — No Comments

REALTOR and Coyotaje

REALTOR® and Coyotaje

By John K. Glaab, CIPS

 

The word, REALTOR® has international trade mark protection through the National Association of Realtors®. (NAR) It is used by 1.2 million practitioners in the United States and by international REALTORS® in more than 56 countries, who are affiliated…

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Added by John K. Glaab, CIPS on September 9, 2011 at 8:31am — No Comments

Bamboo in Mexico as Sustainable Industry

The Bambuver forests, factory and research facility in the state of Veracruz makes for a rewarding visiting for those interested in the versatility and sustainability of bamboo, especially for those living in or visiting Puebla, Oaxaca and of course Veracruz:  http://alvinstarkman.suite101.com/oaxaca-to-huatusco-veracruz-drive-sustainable-bamboo-trip-a253452

Added by Alvin Starkman on September 7, 2011 at 8:20am — No Comments

Remembering our past...Protecting our future

Family Life Celebrations is a family business based in beautiful San Diego, California. We know how busy life can be! Our mission is to organize, chronicle, and raise your chosen moments into history. We preserve your story for generations to come in a personalized tribute appropriate to your needs."

We welcome all visitors to our Website and…

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Added by Paul & Rebecca Whitehead on September 6, 2011 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Living in Los Cabos: Stormy Weather

Living in Los Cabos: Stormy Weather

 

Well, it’s that time of the year again when we need to talk about Hurricane Preparedness. First thing: forget Hurricane Irene. Atlantic hurricanes are very different animals than Pacific hurricanes. And, our construction is completely different (concrete versus…

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Added by Carol Billups on September 6, 2011 at 10:17am — No Comments

Large AMPI Gathering in Guadalajara

Miami Based Journalist Speaks to Mexican REALTORS®

By John K. Glaab, CIPS

More than 600 members of the Mexican Association of Mexican Realtors (AMPI) from Western Mexico met recently in Guadalajara. They came to attend the twenty first annual Forum of the AMPI Section in that city. John Glaab of The Settlement Company and Linda Neil of Linda Neil Properties represented La Paz at the FORUM.

The “Key Note” address was given by Andres Oppenheimer from the Miami…

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Added by John K. Glaab, CIPS on September 5, 2011 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Moroccan Restaurant in Oaxaca Thrives

El Morocco Moroccan restaurant in Oaxaca has been thriving since opening its doors less than two years ago.  It's patronized by mainly Oaxacans, but is a viable alternative for tourists who do not much fancy Mexican food; and yes they do exist, believe it or not:…

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Added by Alvin Starkman on September 5, 2011 at 10:03am — No Comments

Tejate in Oaxaca, a Photographic Essay

Last night I uploaded a 48 photograph essay about the process of making tejate, to the Alvin Starkman facebook profile, each photo with commentary.  For those who don't know how the nutritional drink is make, you may find it interesting:

http://https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150289832662849.327429.756057848

Added by Alvin Starkman on September 2, 2011 at 6:27am — No Comments

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