Privacy, security and value in Atascadero SMA

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This value-priced fixer-upper home in Residencial Las Fuentes, located above San Miguel de Allende in the quiet neighborhood of Atascadero is highly attractive due to its privacy and security and has been priced $90,000 USD lower than a neighboring sale of a smaller home, making it an excellent investment for a value-based investor able to do a minor More...

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Female Purple Martin in flight
By sanmigueltimes On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND-CONDO LIVING: PURPLE MARTIN

Purple Martin Progne subis, Golondrina azul negra (Spanish), Kusam (Mayan) Purple Martin male stretches After the female Purple Martin perched on the multi-room birdhouse edge, she looked into the first ‘floor’ More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND-LOVE BIRDS: HYACINTH MACAW

HYACINTH MACAW Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus, Guacamaya azul or Guacamaya jacinto (Spanish) In honor of Valentine’s month, interpret this photo sequence of a monogamous Hyacinth Macaw pair in Brazil as you wish. More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Protecting Our Elderly Ex-Pats

Recently one of the local papers ran a profile piece on an elderly ex-pat.  My first thought, as a volunteer with local elderly, was “That’s cool.  It’s always good to make folks (particularly women of an More...

cheaper to live in Mexico
By sanmigueltimes On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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“Is It Cheaper To Live In Mexico?” cost of living study (co-sponsored by The Yucatan Times)

Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico—January 20, 2018— Best Places In The World To Retire (Best Places) announced today the release of its second research study of 1,129 current expats living in Mexico, “Is It More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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St. Tony, Every Dog’s Best Buddy

St. Anthony the Abbot was a hermit and early monk who lived in seclusion in Egypt’s desert with animals as his only companions. St. Anthony the Abbot’s believed strongly in man’s responsibility to protect More...

family adventure summit
By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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“Family Adventure Summit” your adventure starts here!

The Family Adventure Summit is an opportunity for families to connect in person around the topics of long-term travel and location independence, remote income, education, community, life fulfillment, and more. More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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Perroquia: promotes tolerance, compassion and care for companion animals in SMA

Perroquia.org is a non-profit organization founded in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico to rescue, shelter and relieve the suffering of formerly abused, homeless and unwanted street dogs. Their mission is to rescue More...

Huitlacoche, pronounced weet-la-COH - cheh, is a fungus that grows on ears of corn. It is also known as cuitlacoche, corn smut, and Mexican truffle. It is a plant disease that causes smut--multicellular fungi with many spores--to grow on maize and is a delicacy in Mexico. (Google)
By sanmigueltimes On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Cuitlacoche: The Mexican truffle

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Mexico — “This is what I’m looking for!” Chef Victor Martinez said, rushing over to a stall at the traditional food market in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. “We call it the Mexican More...

Toller Cranston in 1973 (Photo: Toronto Star)
By sanmigueltimes On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Following the footsteps of Toller Cranston in SMA

There is no beach in San Miguel de Allende, or even all inclusive. And yet, the small town in the heart of the state of Guanajuato is not far from being the most popular destination in Mexico. This growing popularity More...