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  1. There is no reason to do that and as many have said, there are Ophthalmologists like Dra Camacho right here in town who speak perfect English. A translator is unnecessary. In fact Dr Rios of Alta Retina in Mirasol can consult with you in perfect English (755 1521) and then does the surgery here in town too at the new hospital in San Antonio. That's another option.
  2. Using the CBX is a little bit risky in my opinion, because there is no INM office there for registering that you are leaving and re-entering Mexico. There is an INM office somewhere in Tijuana (a couple of miles away I think) and if you were following the rules you would have to go there to do that process, before coming back to the airport and crossing to the United States. There is no one at the airport to turn your documents in to. To do what you are suggesting, you would be leaving Mexico without registering that you are, and although you would probably never be found out, what if you were? For that reason, when I went to San Diego last week to cruise on the Oosterdam, I flew direct to San Diego. I have a Permanente visa and wouldn't want to have problems with it.
  3. This product is outstanding in our opinion. There is a large bottle and a spray bottle combo available at Costco which is not much more than buying a single spray bottle here. It also works on blood stains, we found, as long as you don't use something else on the stain first.
  4. If your friend is Canadian, Twizzlers are best as RedVines are an American product and they don't taste the same.
  5. One piece of advice would be to start looking for a place NOW. That is "Prime Time! " For only 9 days a B&B is probably best or maybe an Air B&B. You can easily get a taxi from the airport or you can hire a driver to pick you up. I recommend Alex Peterson and can send you his email if you PM me. Search B&B's for Ajijic, as there are numerous, and all are nice. It is SO easy to meet people here. Just talk to anyone you see. The Plaza in Ajijic has many foreigners in the surrounding restaurants and if you talk to them they are almost always friendly. Stop in at the Lake Chapala Society and talk with anyone you see for information. If you like music look up Francis Dryden on Facebook who has a weekly newsletter about all the bands who are playing around town. Have a great vacation!
  6. I have seen posts about them on Facebook saying that they have turned down offers of employment, and one person who conversed with them said they told him they make more money by begging than by working.
  7. You have to log into FB to see it I think. It is the second post on his page, dated yesterday.
  8. Today is blissfully quiet so far. Of course its only 1:40pm. This is the Facebook page where you can see the video about the flights. There are lots of comments, both positive and negative. https://www.facebook.com/pichussergio
  9. Call Carlos Taylor Of Taylor Pool Services at 331 410 4414. We have used his service for 13 years and he will look after you well. He speaks English which makes it easy for foreigners.
  10. I'm really surprised to hear that the San Antonio Hospital can't deal with a heart attack. Are you sure?
  11. There is new construction going on at the former location of Lomwell's Car Wash on the carretara in west Ajijic, and although its been going on for months, I have never seen any speculation whatsoever on what it's going to be. Does anyone know for sure? A lady in the store across the road told me that it will be a third private hospital.
  12. Another guy who was rather expensive but really seemed to know what he was doing is Raphael Granados 333 486 4706 or 766 3797.
  13. gimpychimp

    Real Chef's

    Mexico has been winning quite a few prizes in the world of Gastronomy. https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/mexican-named-worlds-best-female-chef/ https://www.wearelatinlive.com/article/12643/mexico-wins-gold-silver-and-bronze-in-the-culinary-world-cup https://www.sanpellegrinoyoungchef.com/en/winners-of-latin-america-regional-final-2019
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    Real Chef's

    There is a 4 year Gastronomy program at the Instituto Tecnologico on the libramiento now, and the first generation will graduate in about a year. There are also Gastronomy programs in Guadalajara of course, but the one out here will put more trained people into the workforce locally for sure.
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