Manzanillo Shopping

Manzanillo Shopping

By Kirby Vickery from the August 2017 Edition I know from experience that shopping for anything in the States usually comes down to you having to pay the asking price or, according to the seller, “You can get it somewhere else!”...
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Maintenance

Maintenance

By Kirby Vickery from the August 2017 Edition I am not enthralled with the installation and maintenance efforts of some groups of people that do that sort of thing here in Manzanillo. I understand that Mexico has standards for the building,...
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A Manzanillo Fish Story

By Kirby Vickery from the July 2017 Edition Oh Hear Ye, Hear Ye! I have finally had the most successful fishing thing happen in Mexico since 1991 when I went down along the Baja California coast (just south of Tijuana)...
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On the Beach

On the Beach

By Kirby Vickery from the June 2017 Edition When I first started writing for the Manzanillo Sun, Freda and I decided that it should be about living in Manzanillo. However, when her illness set in, and we found ourselves far...
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Quetzalcoatl’s Return

Quetzalcoatl’s Return

By Kirby Vickery from the May 2017 Edition Quetzalcoatl (pron. Quet-zal-co-at) was one of the most important gods in ancient Mesoamerica. The god known as the Plumed Serpent is a mixture of bird and rattlesnake. Quetzal- coatl’s name is a...
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Aztec Music

Aztec Music

By Kirby Vickery from the April 2017 Edition Happy spring time everyone. It is the time for nature’s rebirth and the lands are full of life, music, color (or colour – depending), dance and happiness. One of the more flamboyant...
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The Aztec and the Ant

The Aztec and the Ant

By Kirby Vickery from the March 2017 Edition The Aztec mythological ‘Beginning’ fables are one of the most complete sets of stories in the world. Mythologically, they tied everything back to being a gift of the gods. Even though there...
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Volcano of Fire

Volcano of Fire

By Kirby Vickery from the February 2017 Edition I wanted to be able to tie in Aztec mythology into to the eruptions of Volcán de Colima which is also known as Volcán de Fuego in recognition of its almost constant...
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Aztec Celebrations

Aztec Celebrations

By Kirby Vickery from the January 2017 Edition Although the Aztecs didn’t have Christmas, New Years (as we know it), Kwanza or any other modern or ancient ‘old world’ holidays and festivals that fell into, not only December, but the...
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Huitzilopochtli, The God of War

Huitzilopochtli, The God of War

By Kirby Vickery from the November 2016 Edition In modern society, we have two magic numbers out there that have a constant effect on our very being in dealing with physical science. One of the numbers is Pi which is...
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