Monthly archive September, 2012
Mexico Resort Real Estate Update

Mexico Resort Real Estate Update

Welcome to our Third Quarter Newsletter. As I write this, there are major political problems around the world and the global economy continues on a rather bumpy road. The International Monetary Fund is working on bailouts and in the United States; The Federal Reserve Board has announced action and will spend $ 40 Billion a...

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Mosaic Murals of the UNAM Central Library

Mosaic Murals of the UNAM Central Library

Nowhere is Mexico´s love of their pre-Hispanic heritage more apparent than in the stunning central library of the UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico), in the southern part of Mexico City. Ten stories tall, the building is covered in its entirety by mosaic stone murals depicting the history of Mexico.  The building was built by...

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Retiring in Mexico, big topic at San Miguel event

San Miguel de Allende was the location of two successful real estate events, recently. Day one was sponsored by AMAR (Retirement Community Association).  Javier Govi made the key note speech to an audience of over 80. Among those attending were architects, investors, developers, some from the medical and related industries (I sat next to the...

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An exciting start to a bold new Cultural Calendar for Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo

An exciting start to a bold new Cultural Calendar for Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo

All Photos by Arte Visual / www.emartevisual.com   2013 marks the ten year anniversary of the Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival, and in its continuing efforts to do more for Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, the festival has recently embarked on an ambitious plan to provide year-round programming. Zi-Guitar Fest AC, the non-profit association behind the guitar festival, will be...

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The Pros and Cons of a tattered bag

This is my carry-on hand luggage.  Yes, that is black duct tape, yes I do love it.   I bought it for $5 at a thrift store in Long Beach, CA, and on that trip alone I took it to 12 cities, 6 states and 2 countries.  In a pocket I found an in-room information...

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