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Cordoba to Puebla, Mexico: Soaring Mountains and Lots of Gastronomy

Jet Metier on the sidewalk on downtown Puebla,MexicoWe were looking forward to visiting Puebla again, so as one of our few extravagances while returning to Lake Chapala as quickly as possible, we booked two nights at the hotel in Puebla we had enjoyed so much.  Staying there an extra night would also make it possible for us to see a bit of the city.

Starting in Cordoba, Puebla is less than three hours by car, but what a breathtakingly scenic three hours it is! Even before leaving Cordoba, we could see towering snowcapped...

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What I learned from our Celador: Succeeding as an expat in five easy lessons.

 
1-You’re safer than you think
2-They’re on bikes for a reason
3-Different is neither worse nor better
4-Violence can be counter productive
5-Value is where you find it
 
The video was taken on our street in Medellin Colombia, and it will charm you with its subject matter, and inherent message. Here are five lessons on what we’ve learned as short time expats, thanks to...

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Retired but not Retiring in a Guatemalan Village - some Background

I grew up in the United States, most recently from Northern California, but now in my 70’s I live in a village in Guatemala, five miles away from Antigua, a popular tourist destination and NOT typical of Guatemalan life. One of the things I believe has dramatically changed quality of life for this very poor country is plastic. Another, similar, is disposable diapers. And thirdly, cell phones. Here is why:

 

Before plastic bags and food containers people...

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