2nd Annual Tournament

2nd Annual Tournament

By John Chalmers from the April 2018 Edition What does an Italian ball game with ancient roots going back to Roman times have in common with American and Canadian Snowbirds? Simple answer: the game is bocce and the Snow-birds play it...
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Dancing Around the World in Mexico

Dancing Around the World in Mexico

By John Chalmers from the March 2018 Edition Four months after their second successful Canadian tour in four years, the ballet folklórico dancers of Casa Hogar Los Angelitos (CHLA) returned to the stage for an entirely new and colorful presentation of dance...
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A Troubled Bridge Over Water

A Troubled Bridge Over Water

By John Clamers from the March 2018 Edition I remember well the first time I heard the great song by Simon and Garfunkel, ‘’Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Here in Mexico, where my wife, Linda, and I escape Alberta’s winter, the song...
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Mexico Returns to Canada!

Mexico Returns to Canada!

By John Chalmers from the October 2017 Edition Having first performed in the Canadian province of Alberta in 2014, the talented and energetic dancers of Ballet Folklórico Los Angelitos returned in September for dazzling performances at five smaller cities. Ba...
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Summer Fun for Kids at Vida del Mar

Summer Fun for Kids at Vida del Mar

By Tommy Clarkson from the August 2017 Edition The Vida del Mar condo development near Manzanillo, right on the Pacific coast and four kilometers on a winding road from the town of El Naranjo, is busiest during the “high season” winter...
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Hiking in the Manzanillo Area

Hiking in the Manzanillo Area

By John Chalmers from the May 2017 Edition A day trip by car from the Manzanillo area to see nearby towns, beaches and scenery is a fine way to enjoy the country. A scheduled group tour for a few days...
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Tynebeka Ti Kilen

Tynebeka Ti Kilen

By John Chalmers from the April 2017 Edition On February 23, at El Naranjo, a town near Manzanillo, at the casino de el Naranjo, which is an open air pavilion on the public fairgrounds, a sell out crowd was treated...
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Bocce on the Beach

Bocce on the Beach

By John Chalmers from the March 2017 Edition A game with roots dating back to the time of the Romans was the latest sport to be played on the beach at Club Santiago, in front of the Oasis Ocean Club...
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A Hike to Peña Blanca

A Hike to Peña Blanca

By John Chalmers from the February 2017 Edition A fine way to enjoy the Manzanillo area is to join friends for a good hike! Besides the camaraderie, sunshine and warm weather, hikes provide good exercise to help you keep fit...
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April 2016

April 2016

In this issue: Planting Roots in Mexico Silver Fittonia – Tommy Clarkson Florida Thatch Palm – Tommy Clarkson Living in Mexico A Day at the Beach – John Chalmers The Unexpected – Suzanne Marshall For the love of Vanilla –...
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