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ABC News Expatriates in Mexico

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ABC News Expatriates in Mexico

Postby zboy1 » Sun Feb 19, 2012 4:09 am

I figure I would put this video on HA for those interested in moving to Mexico:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_y3-IuL7C-k&feature=related[/youtube]


Video on Americans moving to Mexico for cheaper healthcare:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blrPPUTBBeA&feature=related[/youtube]
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Postby zboy1 » Sun Feb 19, 2012 4:25 am

Here's another video from two kids living with their parents in Bucerias Mexico:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqylgxLB2Tk&feature=related[/youtube]

Seems like they really enjoy living in Mexico 8)
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Postby Contrarian Expatriate » Sun Feb 19, 2012 6:11 am

With all those Americans flocking down there, Mexico would be the LAST place I would want to settle!
Feel free to visit my sites and to leave your respected words of wisdom:

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Postby zboy1 » Sun Feb 19, 2012 6:58 am

Contrarian Expatriate wrote:With all those Americans flocking down there, Mexico would be the LAST place I would want to settle!


Yeah, true that Contrarian. I'd rather go somewhere where I can avoid Americans for the most part.
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Postby Twobrains » Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:39 pm

Contrarian Expatriate wrote:With all those Americans flocking down there, Mexico would be the LAST place I would want to settle!


The town shown in the first video, San Miguel de Allende, is THE gringo ghetto in Mexico. I went there 25 years ago and even then there were too many gringos for me. But Mexico is a big country and I bet there are plenty of nice places where you'd be one of the only gringos in town.
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Postby Think Different » Sun Feb 19, 2012 1:49 pm

Mexico is indeed a big country, despite people's perception to the contrary. Check these stats out:

"The area of Mexico is 1,958,200 square kilometers or 761,606 square miles.

Mexico is the 15th largest country in the world. It is also roughly three times the size of Texas, the approximate size of Alaska, or one fifth of the total United States land size. On a more "international scale", Mexico is roughly the same size of Spain, the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Germany put together."

Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_a ... z1mpqubfz4

Lots of room to stay away from the gringos and still avoid the cartels. But then again, I haven't really visited...but hope to someday... I've heard Guadalajara is nice...
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Postby momopi » Sun Feb 19, 2012 6:00 pm

View from balcony, trip to Quintana Roo, Mexico couple years back:

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Fish by the boat docks:

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Condo interior:

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Mexico -- beautiful country, nice people, plenty of fish, but too many sh*tty corrupt Federals who'd pull you over and try to shake you down for $100 bux.
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Postby OTB » Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:32 am

Yes, Guadalajara is an amazing city. It's not touristy at all. That's one of the things I enjoyed about the city. Another one is Guanajuato. AWESOME!
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