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A Carnaval Preview…

What a fun surprise we had last night. While eating dinner in Olas Altas along came several trucks with pieces of the floats for Carnaval. Take a look, below. (As always on YouTube, click the gear icon at the bottom and you can choose HD for a better picture.)...

Getting Ready for Carnaval in Mazatlán

  We all start getting Carnaval fever when we start seeing the large statues go up along the malecon, and the first few were installed yesterday.  Then this morning on my walk I saw them installing one that seems to be of Che Guevara playing the guitar. (picture above) In the same picture you’ll also see someone installing what I think is a guy wire into the palm tree. I’m not sure what all of the rest of the statues...

Lots more shopping in Mazatlán

Paul and I went out for breakfast this morning at Surf’s Up Cafe on the beach in Nuevo Mazatlán.  (Yes, it was amazingly delicious!)  On our way home we decided to stop at the newly opened Galerías Mazatlan mall.  The Liverpool store has been open for a while but the mall itself just opened November 8.  The other anchor tenant, Sears, isn’t open yet. The mall is a stylish two story mall that is all ready for Christmas.  Poinsettias are...

FUN! Rocky Horror Picture Show on Halloween in Mazatlán

The second annual showing of the cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show by Mazatlan Film and Theater at El Recreo was a big success! Everyone had a great time and there were some fantastic costumes.  Some people dressed up like Rocky Horror characters and others came in Halloween costumes.  Wine and prizes were provided by Mazatlan Film & Theater sponsor MazatlanMyCity.com and the Jonathon Hotel – there were delicious tapas available to purchase from Sugarpop, too.  At the top of...