Mazatlán’s Centro

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Our delicious tropical life

I know it’s hot here, but that’s ok with me because it means we have a smorgasbord of tropical fruits and vegetables available. At the top of the post is my haul from the mercado today. One big pitaya (dragonfruit), two large guavas, a dozen small Mexican grown apples, two red grapefruit, and a new jicama. All of this produce cost me the equivalent of $8 USD, with the pitaya being the most expensive item, at 75 pesos or $4.50....

A Couple Mazatlán Projects

There are a couple of projects going on in town that should be interesting to watch. Both are underway right now. The first is a street improvement between the Plazuela Machado and Belisario Dominguez on Sixto Osuna. That’s a picture of it at the top of the post. As part of this project there will be a children’s park in the small street the other side of Panama Bakery and some posts that I guess will control traffic. (I sure...

Shopping in Mazatlán

I finally headed out today to Naturalia and Dulceria Don Juan since the cupboards were getting bare. I’d been putting it off as it has been a bit too hot and humid lately for schlepping heavy bags in the blazing sun. We eat a lot of nuts and seeds and even though it was hot I braved the weather this afternoon to replenish our stores. First I went to Naturalia. (Zaragoza 807, Centro) They have all kinds of things I...

a bit of a roller coaster

– Paul was in a play reading of Last of the Red Hot Lovers at El Recreo. There were three sold out shows that were very well received! – The Carnaval monigotes are up along the malecon, and they are wonderful. A video is at the bottom of the page – in Spanish, but you don’t need Spanish to appreciate the monigotes. – The Organic Market has expanded from one day a week to two, with a Wednesday afternoon market...