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October 2008 Blog Posts (10)

A Letter from the Mayor of Rosarito, Mexico BCN

Mayor Hugo Torres





FYI:



Below, in quotes, is a letter by the Mayor of Rosarito which was forwarded to me. Since it has received a wide dissemination, you may have already received a copy. The mayor's letter addresses the shootings which have occurred here recently and outlines remedies he has undertaken.



Additionally, the citizens of Rosarito are actively organizing various means to combat the crime wave using… Continue

Added by George Puckett on October 29, 2008 at 6:47am — 1 Comment

Traditional and Modern Day Temazcal

The word "temazcal" comes from the Nahuatl word temazcalli, meaning "house of heat" or "house bath". The Temazcal is a steam bath of pre-Hispanic origin utilized for therapeutic, detoxifying and ritual purposes. Historically, it was a ceremony of purification and cleanliness common among the diverse pre-Hispanic groups of Mesoamerica. It signifies a return to the womb of Mother Earth for healing and rebirth as a new person. Some therapeutic benefits believed to be gained by engaging… Continue

Added by Pueblo Bonito Resorts and Spas on October 22, 2008 at 4:04pm — 2 Comments

How to Use The Features of Mexico-My Space (Part 1)

Good Morning



How do you tell the difference between a "rookie" and a "veteran" member of Mexico-My Space? Based on the fact that the three week anniversary of the site is tomorrow, I guess we all are rookies. Many are still hesitant about trying different things. I would address this concern by saying, "Do it! Try it!" You can't hurt the website.



Whenever you sign in to the Website, check your mail. There's an icon of an envelope in the sign in box. If there is a number… Continue

Added by George Puckett on October 11, 2008 at 7:09am — No Comments

Recent Mexico trips

In the short time I've been away, it seems that Mexico Myspace has filled up with some really great new members!! Welcome.. I think I was member #3 or something...and now look at us all... really cool... Now..don't laugh, but I'm not comfy with this "computer" stuff yet (altho I am a writer) and don't understand all this "invite" a friend, create this & that...etc... So.. if you are interested in chatting or writing me...questions, comments, etc...just go for it!!! Eventually, I'll get the… Continue

Added by Linda Law on October 9, 2008 at 11:31am — No Comments

Why I Chose to Retire In Mexico

Why Mexico?



I am asked that question quite frequently by readers of my book, “Baja Diaries-Chronicles of a Paradise Lost.” Why did you and your wife retire in Mexico instead of Florida, New Mexico or another foreign country other than Mexico?



I never really considered any other place, domestic or foreign. Many years ago I read a book entitled, “Choose Mexico.” A sub-title stated that you could retire to Mexico for ?… Continue

Added by George Puckett on October 7, 2008 at 8:29pm — 2 Comments

HOUSE FOR RENT IN BUCERIAS

NEW LISTING!

Nice house for rent in Bucerias. 2 blocks from beach, fulrnished, a/c, 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, laundry room, nice front terrace for morning coffee or afternoon breeze, gated parking for 2 cars, great views from rooftop. Now available for short/long term.

for more info..email patriciadela@hotmail.com or call 329 298 12 96 or 329 298 39 08

photos available

Added by Patricia on October 7, 2008 at 1:26pm — No Comments

A Very Exciting & Rewarding Day

Sunday, Oct. 5



Today has been very exciting and rewarding. While I am excited with the addition of each new member, I am very excited over the addition today of Carl Franz. Carl is the author of the book, “The People’s Guide to Mexico.”



Let me digress for a moment. When I first stated considering retiring to Mexico nearly 20 years ago, I purchased two books. One was Howell’s book, “Choose Mexico.” The other book I purchased was Carl’s “People’s Guide.” Both played an… Continue

Added by George Puckett on October 6, 2008 at 4:43am — No Comments

How Do You Get Your Mail from Hometown USA?



Inquiring minds want to know. I'm sure that the question of "How will I receive mail when I move to Mexico?" has crossed the minds of many of our readers. We have many members who still live in the USA. They're in the process of doing the groundwork for the move. I do hope the current financial crisis we're experiencing does not affect them in a negative manner.



When I lived in the Ensenada area, there were several ways by which we… Continue

Added by George Puckett on October 5, 2008 at 7:19am — 6 Comments

Sundog's Baja Group Evidently, I left my identity in Mexico

This appeared today in the Sundog's Baja Group's Digest. I thought that it might be of interest to many of our members and readers.



Evidently, I left my identity in Mexico

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Jackson Citizen Patriot

Identity theft was never a worry because any self-respecting thief is

too choosy to steal mine.



No one wants an identity best known for eating 20 coney dogs in a

day. I create the same effect a 1997 Plymouth Neon has on… Continue

Added by George Puckett on October 2, 2008 at 5:03pm — 1 Comment

Los Cabos Whale Watching

Fall is the Perfect Time for Los Cabos Whale Watching



Every mid to late autumn the Baja peninsula is visited by warm water loving sea creatures, attracting numerous whale enthusiasts and tourists. If you’re coming to Cabo during the fall, you are likely to see a few water spouts and tail splashes.



Many Los Cabo visitors hope to see the spectacular breaching of a whale. This is when one leaps almost completely out of the water and falls back with a large splash,… Continue

Added by Pueblo Bonito Resorts and Spas on October 2, 2008 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

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