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Zihua Guitar Festival Opens Submissions for 2012

Zihua Guitar Festival Opens Submissions for 2012

Submissions now open for the Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival. Now in its 9th year, ZIGF 2012 will be held March 4 – 10, 2012, in beautiful Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Submissions officially opened September 1, 2011, and will run through December 1, 2011.   The Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival is GUITAR Festival for GUITARISTS only, full bands...

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Mérida

Mérida

The charming and magical city of Mérida is located in the state of Yucatan, about 177 km (110 mi) from Campeche and 320 km (198 mi) from Cancun. Thanks to its tropical climate and cool winds that blow in from the nearby coast, temperatures range between 28º and 35º C (82º and 95º F) throughout most of the year.   Founded upon...

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Oaxaca City

Oaxaca City

http://youtu.be/xzt2i-Uc-FI Oaxaca City is located in Mexico’s southern region in the middle of a zone surrounded by four valleys. Behind the valleys lie three important mountain ranges, which keep the climate mild with an average temperature of 18º C (64º F).   In this city, the capital of the state of Oaxaca, you can admire...

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August 2011

August 2011

Aug 1-15, XXXIII Festival Internacional de Música de Camara (International Chamber Music Festival), San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. A classical music festival to bid farewell to the summer, featuring award-winning international ensembles, guest musicians and local artists performing in the city’s beautiful open gardens or grand gothic cathedral. Considered the top chamber music festival in...

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Europeans visit in record numbers, everyone feels fine

Europeans visit in record numbers, everyone feels fine

Visited Mexico recently? What are your thoughts, did you feel unsafe at any point in your vacation?

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SAT on Timeshare sales


Question: I have been contacted about selling my timeshare in Mexico. The firm claims that I must pay 12.5% tax on this sale. Can you confirm that?   Answer #1 Rory King: The answer to the question is a little complicated because it depends on the type of timeshare.   Most timeshares or fractional ownership packages...

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July 2011

July 2011

July 14-19, XVI Cabalgata Villista, (16th Annual Villista Horseback Ride) Chihuahua, Chihuahua. More than 1000 people take part in this horseback riding adventure which covers 136 miles from the City of Chihuahua to Hidalgo del Parral, to commemorate the legendary General Francisco “Pancho” Villa and the troops of the famous Northern Division, which toured the...

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Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen is one of the most attractive destinations in the Mexican Caribbean. Located in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, 68 km(42 mi) south of Cancun, it has an ideal subtropical climate with an average temperature of 25º C (77º F) and sunny days throughout most of the year. During the summer, the maximum temperature can...

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The Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan Peninsula

Campeche, Yucatan, Quintana Roo / The Mayan Riviera


The Yucatan Peninsula, located in southeastern Mexico between the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, has a year-round hot and humid climate, which is ideal for enjoying its Beach Resorts and natural paradises. The region, which comprises the states of Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo, is well known for its numerous Mayan archeological sites, the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea that wash onto white-sand beaches,...

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Baja California Sur

Baja California Sur

Loreto, La Paz, Todos Santos, Los Cabos


Located in northwest Mexico on the southern part of the Baja California Peninsula, this is a region where the desert meets the sea, allowing you to take in breathtaking scenery. Inhabited from time immemorial, as evidenced by the cave paintings found in the Sierra de San Francisco, near Guerrero Negro, Baja California Sur, has more...

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Baja California

Baja California

Tijuana, Ensenada, Valles de Guadalupe, Rosarito


The Baja California Peninsula   Territory that has been inhabited from time immemorial, in this region you can play golf on world-class courses, discover the underwater treasures of the Sea of Cortez, and witness the amazing migration of the Gray Whale. Located in the northwest region, the Baja California Peninsula borders the United States on...

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La Paz

La Paz

La Paz La Paz, the heavenly capital of the state of Baja California Sur, lies in northwest Mexico. It is one of the main cities of the southeastern Baja California Peninsula region and is located 220 km (136 mi) north of Los Cabos and 1464 km (907 mi) south of Tijuana. The average year-round temperature...

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