Where Fantasy Becomes Reality

Where Fantasy Becomes Reality

By John Chalmers from the January 2015 Edition My wife, Linda, and I have vacationed in Mexico in many places, but ten years ago we discovered the Manzanillo area. After renting a condo for six years at the Vida del Mar...
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I Planted Roots In Mexico – Baby Sun Rose

I Planted Roots In Mexico – Baby Sun Rose

By Tommy Clarkson from the January 2015 Edition Aptenia cordifolia (Alternative Botanical Name: Mesembryanthemum cordifolium) Family: Aizoaceae (Also known as Heartleaf Ice Plant, Heart and Flower, Dew Plant, Red Apple or Red Aptenia) While she enjoys the hun...
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How Our Rising USD Affects Your Investments

How Our Rising USD Affects Your Investments

By Yann Kostic from the January 2015 Edition Recently, the U.S. dollar has been on a roll: The U.S. Dollar Index (which measures the value of the greenback against the euro, Japanese yen, Canadian dollar, British pound, Swedish krona, and Swiss...
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An Excellent Restaurant in San Miguel de Allende

An Excellent Restaurant in San Miguel de Allende

By Allan Yanitski from the January 2015 Edition My wife and two friends were in San Miguel de Allende for a mini vacation in Mexico. One evening we were looking for a restaurant with atmosphere. As we were leaving the main...
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A Journey to San Miguel de Allende

A Journey to San Miguel de Allende

By Suzzane A. Marshall from the January 2015 Edition Entering the state of Guanajuato came as a quiet reprieve after 7-8 hours of driving the Mexican freeways from Manzanillo. These roads are remarkably good with four lanes most of the way...
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Travel 2

Travel 2

By Terry Sovil from the January 2015 Edition As I mentioned in Part 1, the last couple of years I’ve spent a lot of time traveling. Flying but also on the buses in Mexico. Most of my bus travel is to...
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Considering a Trip to San Miguel de Allende?

Considering a Trip to San Miguel de Allende?

By Suzzane A. Marshall from the January 2015 Edition My husband and I were quite happy to put our new ‘semi-nuevo’ car on the highway for its first long distance trial. All went well and we enjoyed having friends travelling in...
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I Planted Roots In Mexico – Boston Fern

I Planted Roots In Mexico – Boston Fern

By Tommy Clarkson from the January 2015 Edition Nephrolepis exaltata Family: Lomariopsidaceae or Davalliaceae (Also known as: Sword Fern, Wild Boston Fern, Tuber Ladder Fern, or Fishbone Fern) Who hasn’t heard of a Boston Fern? As I recall, my first contact...
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