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Tiritas – Mexican Fish Strips

  My discovery of tiritas happened a while ago, when my Mexican partner said on a Sunday morning, “I want to take you to eat tiritas today.”   I had never heard the word and didn’t know what they were.   “They’re fish stripes.” Yes, he said “stripes.” “You know, fish that is cut like […]

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Casting Your Deep Sea Fishing Line Above a Volcano

  Word has it that the folks who fish the waters off Puerto Ángel really know how to find fish—tuna, red snapper, bonito, saltfish, and shark, along with lobsters, octopus, and conch. The fishermen go offshore, out to open ocean, over a shallow area with a well developed, multi-layered coral reef. Hmm. How did a […]

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24 Hours in Oaxaca City

The city of Oaxaca is rich in museums designed with architectural brilliance, craft shops featuring the best that state artisans have to offer, colorful marketplaces, colonial churches, arguably the finest cuisine in all Mexico, and world renowned archaeological sites only minutes away. Yet some travelers only want to visit for a couple of days within […]

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Traveling with Children in Mexico

Many view travel with children like running out of gas at a busy intersection.   Frustrating, irritating, embarrassing, and you have no one to blame but yourself.   Why bother, they say, believing that travel with children is a prolonged duration of tears, bathroom breaks and meltdowns. Travel with children they contend, will never be […]

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