Monthly archive November, 2010
November 2010

November 2010

Nov 1-2, XVI Festival de Las Calaveras (Festival of the Skulls) Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes. This macabre festival features a variety of deadly art exhibits, performing arts and a parade of skeletons with contests for the most creative costumes and artwork. Skulls of different sizes and materials are on display as well as games and stands with...

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Siqueiros in Los Angeles

Siqueiros in Los Angeles

Censorship Defied


Nov 2010–Jan 2011, Siqueiros in Los Angeles: Censorship Defied, The Autry National Center of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, Ca. Mexican artist David Alfaro Siqueiros was one of the greatest muralists of the twentieth century. Revolutionary in technique, content, and social comment, his work established Los Angeles as a key center...

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Climbing Cerro del Estribo

Climbing Cerro del Estribo

in Pátzcuaro, Michoacán


Pátzcuaro is a city with infinite colonial charm and one of Mexico’s most popular destinations for November’s Day of the Dead celebrations. Centuries-old buildings steeped in history, cobblestone streets reminding you they’ve been here a lot longer than you have, el Baile de los Viejitos (Dance of the Little Old Men) performed daily in the...

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Revolution Day Parade 2010, Zihuatanejo

Revolution Day Parade 2010, Zihuatanejo

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Living in a Rental Home in Mexico

Living in a Rental Home in Mexico

...taking the big step by small measures!


Oftentimes it makes sense for newcomers to an area to rent a home prior to making a purchase. This provides an opportunity to explore, to learn the neighborhoods, and then begin to understand the personality of the city or town before making the leap to a purchase and a more permanent commitment. Everyday more and...

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Q & A

Q & A

Flowers for Your Wedding


“I’ve been looking through wedding magazines for the perfect bouquet and table decorations and think I’ve found what I want. Where do I go from here?” I think it’s great that you are involved in the creative design process of your wedding. Your input and special touches will make your wedding even more perfect and...

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Tourism in Mexico

Tourism in Mexico

Mexico Experiences an Increase in Foreign Visitors


Travel to Mexico is up, despite government and media warnings. According to the U.S Department of State, “Travel Warnings are issued to describe long-term, protracted conditions that make a country dangerous or unstable.” Direct from their website, here are a few countries that top the list of most recent travel warning updates: Sudan, North Korea,...

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Building a Home in Mexico

Building a Home in Mexico

Pre-Construction


Congratulations! You’ve decided to build your dream home! The burning question is … what happens now? Well, if you’ve already decided on an architect then half of the battle is already won. Assuming you are ready to move forward, here is a basic overview of what you can expect over the course of your home...

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Letter from the Editor November 2010

Letter from the Editor November 2010

Hello all…and welcome to a new season of Another Day in Paradise. If you don’t recognize the face in the photo above, not to worry, the magazine has not changed, just the editor. Throughout the season, I hope to provide you with interesting and informative content that is clear, concise and grammatically correct, along with...

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¡Viva Mexico! ¡Viva La Revolucion!

¡Viva Mexico! ¡Viva La Revolucion!

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Mexican Revolution


Mexico’s history is laden with severe social and economic challenges. In the beginning of the twentieth century under the rule of Porifirio Diaz (1867-1911), political corruption and the ever widening gap between rich and poor caused the country to erupt in a bloody revolution that lasted from 1910 until 1920. Once the Constitution of 1917...

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November 2010

November 2010

 

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Major Real Estate Meetings

Major Real Estate Meetings

Both the Mexican Association of Real estate Professionals (AMPI) and the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) will be having educational events, in the middle of the fourth quarter of 2010. The National Association of Realtors will meet in New Orleans November 5-8th, for NARDI gras. A wide variety of educational events will be included along...

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