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October 2011 Blog Posts (18)

Mexico's Day of The Dead

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Added by John K. Glaab, CIPS on October 25, 2011 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Mexico's Emerging Middle Class and Issue of Violence in Mexico

Here's a link to an excellent video about Mexico's middle class.  It's short, informative, accurate, and says what we all know and wish we could express as succinctly.  It also addresses the issue of violence in Mexico, statistically.  Enjoy:  http://www.youtube.com/user/mexicotoday?blend=22&ob=5

 

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Added by Alvin Starkman on October 23, 2011 at 12:19pm — 4 Comments

Two Minute Video Confirms Why You Live in Mexico, or Why You should Return Soon to Visit Mexico

This is a very brief but worthwhile video, perhaps worth passing on to the Mexico naysayers, though nothing can easily change their minds.  I'm the first (and briefest) commenter: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTIvvdPT_10

 

Alvin Starkman - Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast (http://www.oaxacadream.com)

Added by Alvin Starkman on October 21, 2011 at 7:45am — No Comments

Retiring to La Paz

 

Retiring in La Paz – Your Baja Dream Home at Haciendas Palo Verde



Spanish Colonial at Haciendas Palo Verde
Making a retirement home in La Paz, on the Sea of Cortez has long been the dream of many North Americans. Despite the direction of the economy retirement age comes to us all. La Paz now makes more sense and cents than ever in the pursuit of retirement affordability.

In 2003 Money Magazine named La Paz, Baja California Sur as one of the 10 best places to retire abroad. In the…

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Added by George Puckett on October 20, 2011 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

The Royal Tour of Mexico - Part I

Here's a link to the first part of last month's The Royal Tour of Mexico with President Calderón and Peter Greenberg:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujVSy4NZbJ0

 

Alvin Starkman - Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast (http://www.oaxacadream.com)

Added by Alvin Starkman on October 20, 2011 at 1:52am — No Comments

Lila Downs in Concert in Oaxaca November 5, 2011

Tickets are now on sale through ticketmaster for the November 5 Lila Downs concert.  I've never seen a weak concernt by Lila!  Perhaps arrive on November 4th, and spend a few days or a week in Oaxaca.

 

Alvin Starkman - Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast (http://www.oaxacadream.com)

Added by Alvin Starkman on October 19, 2011 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Mexico at the Cutting Edge in Engineering and Construction Technology?

An article recently appeared in The Toronto Star about an idea proposed by Mexican professionals to build multi-storey buildings in Mexico City, below ground:

http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/article/1066840

 

Alvin Starkman - Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast (http://www.oaxacadream.com)

Added by Alvin Starkman on October 19, 2011 at 10:37am — No Comments

Sand Sculptures of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

The amazing sand sculptures of Puerto Vallarta are featured in this Calgary Herald article: 

 http://blogs.calgaryherald.com/2011/10/10/not-your-kids-average-sand-castle-the-sand-artists-of-puerto-vallarta/

 

Enjoy.

 

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Added by Alvin Starkman on October 19, 2011 at 6:45am — 2 Comments

Government of Mexico Promotes Mezcal from Oaxaca through its Agency, ProMéxico

Here's an article written last month about Oaxaca, mezcal and ProMéxico:

 

http://www.casamachaya.com/1/category/promexico%20and%20mezcal/1.html

 

Alvin Starkman, Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast (http://www.oaxacadream.com)

Added by Alvin Starkman on October 18, 2011 at 7:53am — No Comments

Co.Cos - A New Cooking School in Playa del Carmen!

The list of reasons to visit the Riviera Maya just keeps getting longer and longer!  Co.Cos Cocina Cosmopolita Cooking School has made a huge splash in Playa del Carmen, getting rave reviews from local residents and visitors alike! After hearing from friends and fellow foodies that a new cooking school was opening up in Playa, I knew I would have to try it out.

Co.Cos'…

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Added by Michele Kinnon on October 16, 2011 at 9:48am — No Comments

NEW! ONDARTE Artist Residency Program in Akumal

Applications are now being accepted at ONDARTE Artist Residency Program in Akumal, Mexico. ONDARTE was born from the desire to support international artists and promote cultural exchange between creators from all walks of life. Alec Von Bargen, the founder of ONDARTE, is an artist. Maribel Bianchi, the residency director is an artist at heart who has been…

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Added by Michele Kinnon on October 14, 2011 at 9:02am — No Comments

Living in Los Cabos: Want to get the best price for your property?

Living in Los Cabos: Want to get the best price for your property?

 

I am just so psyched today! When you see the video, you’ll understand why.

 

I have this little listing, a studio apartment. The location couldn’t get better; it’s right on the marina here in Cabo San Lucas. It’s been on the market a few months, and has gotten a few offers (which is amazing considering the market and that it’s low season). But here’s the problem: the offers were very low. In…

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Added by Carol Billups on October 13, 2011 at 3:21pm — 4 Comments

TouTube Testimonial About the Allure of Oaxaca, Mexico

I couldn't have said it any beter:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahm3hZEcnDQ

 

Alvin Starkman - Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast

Added by Alvin Starkman on October 13, 2011 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Top 10 Tips from Kay Walten's Social Media Boot Camp for Tourism!

Social Media Boot Camp for Tourism

 

"Accomplished: A room full of people who are passionate about tourism and social media."

 

So…

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Added by Michele Kinnon on October 10, 2011 at 8:09pm — No Comments

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