A large percentage of Mexicans in San Miguel de Allende perceive that all expats (Gringos) living in the blissful hamlet of San Miguel de Allende are wealthy.
This is so far from the truth!
Many expats, and in particular Americans, live here on their monthly Social Security check. Most can live exceedingly well while others truly perish and must live like the locals in the marginalized communities.
Would you want to live in a city that is arguably one of the hottest in Central America? (And we are not talking about "hot" in the sense of "explosive growth," but in temperature!) A city that is over 90 degrees practically year-round? A city that can at times give new meaning to the words "hot and humid"? Yes, there are places with even more heat, most of which are located near the equator. Many people have...
Tuesday Market in Boquete, Panama is a busy place. Vendors, crafts-people, artist, services, produce, coffee makers, cosmetics, oils, soaps, candles, baskets, bread, meats and more fill every free inch of space! Therapy such as chiropractic and massage seem to do a good business in this busy place as well.
The market opens at ten on Tuesday each week and closes at noon. In the early morning, vendors arrive to set up their display tables, have coffee...