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November 2009 Blog Posts (19)

Wheel Chair Basket Ball Game

Tomorrow night, Saturday Nov. 28th, there will be a wheel chair basketball game at the gym here in Puerto Penasco The teams are Hermisillo vs. Nogales. Game time is 6:00 pm and cost is $20 pesos. See you there.

Added by Rick Busa on November 27, 2009 at 3:11pm — No Comments

'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the casa!!!!!!!

'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the casa,

Not a creature was stirring -- Hijole! Que pasa?

Los ninos were tucked away in their camas,

Some in long underwear, some in piyamas,

While hanging the stockings with mucho cuidado

In hopes that old Santa would feel obligado

To bring all children, both buenos and malos,

A nice batch of dulces and other regalos.

Outside in the yard there arose… Continue

Added by Mercy Stirling de Duenas on November 26, 2009 at 10:46am — 2 Comments

Baja Vacation 2009 (AKA) "PINK MIST"

Hi everyone,

I am not a very good story writer, but I've just got to tell you about our wonderful vacation.

I guess I will start with the night we left home headed for Baja Norte. I picked Jim up at work in Sutter Creek, Ca., at 6:00 P.M. and we were off. I had filled up with gas before I picked Jim up, so I figured I was good until we hit the Grapevine on I-5. Well, we missed the last gas station as we headed up the mountain. The gas meter kept going from a 1/4 of a tank to… Continue

Added by Ruby Fandrich on November 23, 2009 at 1:24pm — No Comments


Music ... dance... they are such an important part of the Mexican culture. Last night we celebrated the first anniversary of Hugh and Simone at the Twisted Rose in Bucerias- The Cuban Salsa Band kept the dance floor full as Mexicans and Gringos partied together. Colorful balloons, candlelight, and palm trees in this open air bar and restaurant lent an air of romance, community and the Mexican spirit. As always Hugh greeted every person making them feel like they were part of family. This is why… Continue

Added by Linda Watson Lauer on November 22, 2009 at 2:55pm — No Comments


I had the opportunity in 2008 at the Orlando NAR convention to be a speaker (presenter? trainer?) on the DOING BUSINESS IN MEXICO course that they have prepared in order to help NAR convention attendees to understand a little bit more on what exactly the process for purchasing property is in Mexico, how it is different from the USA and how to comfortably refer clients to AMPI (Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals - Asociacion… Continue

Added by Mercy Stirling de Duenas on November 20, 2009 at 10:38am — 2 Comments



Mexico eyes next export: Wind energy

In the Mexican state of Baja California,
the government and international corporations want to build wind farms that could generate enough electricity to power homes in the United States while boosting the state's economy. Sam Eaton reports.

Baja California's Energy Commission Director David Munoz Andrade says the Mexican state has enough wind to… Continue

Added by George Puckett on November 20, 2009 at 7:59am — No Comments

If you are parking in Guadalajara - OJO - as they say!!

There are new machines in Gdl for parking -I took a pic of them and decided to post it so you would see what they look like. It means that on that BLOCK that machine is the KING. You have to put in $$ (the instructions can be in English if you want! just tell the computer) and once you have the ticket you have to rip off part of it and put it in the FRONT OF YOUR STEERING WHEEL so that if the transito comes by they can see if it has expired or not!…


Added by Mercy Stirling de Duenas on November 18, 2009 at 7:04pm — 1 Comment

National Association of Realtors Annual Conference (San Diego)

These are John Glaab's observations of the NAR conference just concluding in San Diego.

John K. Glaab, CIPS

The NAR Conference was an unqualified success. For me it was such a pleasure to see old friends from all over Mexico, Texas and other parts of the world. The Mexican table was on at the International Networking Center at the same time as the Netherlands, France and three other countries. The French were sampling wine and… Continue

Added by George Puckett on November 17, 2009 at 10:45am — 1 Comment

Monarch Butterfly Videos

My friend and Member, David Moulton got me interested in the flight and plight of the Monarch Butterflies with his blog posts. I started doing some research and was fascinated with what I found. Here are some links to several very interesting and informative videos on the Monarch. I hope that they are as fascinating and interesting to you.

1. Monarch… Continue

Added by George Puckett on November 14, 2009 at 12:18am — No Comments

From Kat Hammontre to All

Found while surfing the Net one morning. See more of Kat at and at, She has the latest news about San Felipe, great photos & videos and even a Podcast. View another Great Video: San Felipe Sights &… Continue

Added by George Puckett on November 12, 2009 at 6:22am — No Comments

San Fransico To Loreto Oct. 25th 2005 Voyage

left SF Tuesday, 12:01am with clear skies. Headed for Ensenada, Mexico, our first

scheduled port. This was the first time seeing the Golden Gate Bridge, as the last trip 2

years ago was fog laden. We went through the potato patch (a rough area in the SF bar) an

hour or so later only to be pushed Northwest of our planed route by heavy seas. We finally

made the turn south with

overcast skies. Only 1400

miles to go. The night was

eventful as the… Continue

Added by alleybenito on November 8, 2009 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Anyone in Acapulco?

just moved to pie de la cuesta. anyone on this list nearby?.. Paul

Added by Paul on November 8, 2009 at 11:36am — 1 Comment

Puerto Penasco

We went to Puerto Penasco, Rocky Point last week. The crowds are gone. It is perfect golf weather. The Mexican people were really glad to see us back. Nothing is crowded. You can walk you dog for miles on the beach. You can set in the sun and not get hot. No wait at the border going home.

Added by Mary Baines on November 7, 2009 at 3:13pm — No Comments

News From NAR

By John K. Glaab, CIPS

The National Association of Realtors® has announced the appointment of Jeff Hornberger as Director, Global Alliances (GBA). Jeff has been with NAR for over 10 years; 8 of which were in the International division where he managed international business development for Spanish-speaking markets. During the past 2 years Jeff has been the Managing Director of Member Development in NAR's Commercial Real Estate division where he conducted outreach to local associations and… Continue

Added by John K. Glaab, CIPS on November 7, 2009 at 10:02am — 2 Comments

Cabo San Lucas Airport gets "International" terminal status

This morning on Cabo Mil radio 96.3 FM, State Secretary of Tourism Alberto Trevino announced that the airstrip north of Cabo San Lucas has finally acheived status as an International aerodrome. This will make "Cabo San Lucas International" the fourth official international airport in Baja California Sur, giving the state the distinction of having two more than any other of Mexico's 31 states.

Part of the first year restriction will be that the airstrip can only receive charter flights, not… Continue

Added by Dooglas PI on November 5, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Food, Lodging and Dreams

What more could you ask for in Paradise. Please visit my Puerto Vallarta Daily Pick:

Added by William Michael on November 3, 2009 at 8:33am — No Comments

Active Assisted Living by Linda Neil

Active Living - Assisted Living

Linda Neil -

October, 2009

"Many are coming to recognize that Mexico with

its lower cost of living, culture and tradition for caring,

with outstanding medical services, may be the new place

for Americans and Canadians looking for retirement."

With millions of baby boomers reaching retirement age every day, the market for a lovely place… Continue

Added by George Puckett on November 3, 2009 at 5:30am — No Comments

Affordable, Adorable, Attainable Homes in Nuevo Vallarata, Nayarit, Mexico

Brand new 2 & 3 bedroom homes around the Bay of Banderas for $15,924us down and $1,104us per month. Please check out the details on my Web Site:

Added by William Michael on November 2, 2009 at 10:31am — 2 Comments

Show a litle gratitude

Right on - "Founder Dude" - if you want me to open up a can of "whoop ass" on anyone, just let me know. I know how much time and work George puts into this site and ANYONE with the nerve to complain should be horse whipped or in the alternative, banned from the site or sent to the corner for recess.

Added by Kat Hammontré (Craig) on November 1, 2009 at 5:14pm — 4 Comments

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