BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – RUSSIAN ILLUSION? MUSCOVY DUCK

Muscovy Duck in the wild

MUSCOVY DUCK, Cairina moschata, Pato Real (Spanish), Bo’ox patux (Mayan) Muscovy. Moscow. Moscow. Muscovy. Muscovy Duck in the wild In the year 1271, a principality called Muscovy, centered in Moscow, eventually became modern Russia. Is the Muscovy Duck named for Moscow? No. Is it native to Moscow or Russia? No. Does it live in Russia? No, not unless More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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You’re Still On Time To Register For The Global Entrepreneur “Start Up Games”

Throughout history, the UK has consistently attracted more foreign investments with headquarters operations than any other location in Europe and the world; this country is characterized by its business-friendly More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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THE NEW CARVER, DISCOVER YOUR WILD SIDE!

The Carver-X Surfboard is a motorized electric board to glide above flat waters, and now at double the power with the new Carver X! UP TO 35KM/H AND 40 MINS OF AUTONOMY AT MIXED SPEEDS Do you need more riding More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Art & Fashion in Unique Style at an unbelievable price!

The brand @MASTERPIECE.MEX was born of entrepreneurship and the need to create versatile, fun and original clothing garments inspired by the woman of free spirit, with a current, urban and active personality. We More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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“Chelem Papers” a graceful face-off with the inevitable

Yucatán Expat, Mr. Grant Spradling launches “Chelem Papers”, his new book in English, in which he reviews moments of his eight decades of life and dedicates it to Clifford A. Ames, who was his sentimental partner More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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Day of the Dead: Toone Tours Tombs

Explore San Miguel de Allende’s oldest and still active cemetery to enjoy: Why SMA is the epicenter for both the cult of the cross and witchcraft How we bring back the deceased for yet one more fiesta What happens More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
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Witches and Wood

This week I lost my virginity, well, my pod cast virginity with an international travel company focusing on women traveling alone. Between the twenty years owning a company then being here writing about San Miguel More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Casa Dragones and world renown chefs celebrate the anniversary of Oaxaca’s Criollo

On August 11, Criollo restaurant property of chefs Luis Arellano and Enrique Olvera, celebrated its second anniversary. The space located in the city of Oaxaca offers an excellent menu created with regional and More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Four Wrong Beliefs You Have About Mexico

This article by Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire and published in Forbes.com gives us four things many of us who do not already live in Mexico have wrong about living here.  There are very More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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Priests, Pedophiles and the Past

On a recent return to ChocolateTown USA to surprise my special needs sister on her birthday, she and I went out to our parents’ cemetery for a visit.  I was surprised to find the baby area had been decorated More...