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PEMEX Guys Come Up with New Scam

Imagine that you briefly see that the helpful Pemex attendants have pumped $720 pesos of gasoline (as momentarily shown on the pump’s display) ,  yet now ,  the pump’s display now shows:  $920 pesos …. the YES, they zeroed the … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Curious Rules for Listing Prices

July 8, 2019 There’s been a recent kerfluffle on our local “Expats in Yucatan” FB group, with many grazing-gringos writing angry (confused) comments over a supposed ‘cheating’ restaurant bill that offers some fun insights into Mexico & how gringos react. … Continue reading

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Dangerously Venomous Snakes of Yucatan State (3)

June 24, 2019 Fortunately … up here in the north-west part of the Yucatan peninsula, aka Yucatan State, we have very few venomous snakes that are dangerous to humans … just three (3) kinds. . “Amphibians and Reptiles of Northern … Continue reading

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Mexico Adopts Normal Phone Dialing in August 2019

June 17, 2019 As of August 3’rd, 2019 … Mexico simplifies telephone dialing: Effective August 3, 2019, there will be no more special rules needed to to dial long distance nor between or to cell phones. Mexican phone dialing will … Continue reading

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Merida INM Office Moving

June 11, 2019 Merida’s INM office is moving on June 17, 2019. INM-Merida’s New Address: Calle 31 * #94 x   C16 y C20, Colonia México Merida, Yucatan *Note that this section of Calle 31  also corresponds to Circuito Colonias. *  … Continue reading

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Sun Directly Overhead Tomorrow

May 22, 2019 Tomorrow is pretty special in Yucatan. and July 21, 2019 too… The sun finally sits directly overhead at solar-noon here … just twice a year.** Go outside at solar noon tomorrow (12:55 PM + 13 sec) … … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of Yucatán … A unique history continues.

~ El Virreinato de Yucatán ~ May 12, 2019 Notice that Yucatán was originally ~ traditionally a separate “kingdom” ~ separate from Mexico … Yucatán … a separate distinct “kingdom” under Spanish Colonial rule (aka El Virreinato de la Nueva … Continue reading

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