Mazatlan

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Mazatlan is Unique

One of the reasons that we chose Mazatlan as our home is because it has a historic colonial Centro – and is on the beach. Usually these two don’t go together. But there’s another thing that makes Mazatlan interesting – it’s varied people. Germans settled in Mazatlán in the 1820’s. Their presence is noticed in the music, food, and beverages. There is strudel in most bakeries and Pacifico beer is the most popular in town. Oompah music is heard everywhere....

Morning at Olas Altas

Yesterday I took a little video while we were near the Pedro Infante monument at the south end of the malecon. It starts out with a view of the newest boutique hotel here – Casa Lucila, then shows Paul and the dogs, Pedro Infante on his motorcycle, and then I just scan around in a circle. The tide was very high. Olas Altas is the stretch of beach nearest us, and it means High Waves. Kind of a nice way...

We are tired but happy

Somos de Mazatlan! We live here! WOW! The last two days have been two of the most tiring of the last few months. I know that part of the reason is just the cumulative action of the buildup to moving – but part of it was just the reality of 4-500 miles per day in an overloaded van with two dogs. We crossed the border at Nogales, entering into the border morass at about 9 am, and we crossed the...