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UPDATE: Building a House in Mexico — By Jennifer Shipp
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UPDATE: Building a House in Mexico — By Jennifer Shipp

When John and I lived in the United States, we built everything ourselves. As a rule, I did the carpentry and he did the plumbing and the electrical work. When we had to build really heavy ...
How to Buy Property in Mexico and Build or Renovate a Home
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How to Buy Property in Mexico and Build or Renovate a Home

I’m not an expert on real estate in Mexico. But my husband and I have purchased property in Guanajuato, Mexico, so we’ve been through the process. In comparison with our experiences buying ...
Curing Cancer: A Work in Progress…
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Curing Cancer: A Work in Progress…

I don’t talk very much about the work I’ve done as a professional writer, mostly because people don’t ask, but also because it’s complicated. I’ve ghost-written everything from tech-oriented ...
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How to Get a Mexican Driver’s License as an Expat in Guanajuato, Mexico — By Jennifer Shipp

John and I have U.S. driver’s licenses, but because we moved here before Lydian turned 18, she didn’t have a “valid” Mexican driver’s license that she could use here. So last week, we made ...
Mexico Real Estate Scams: What to Know Before You Buy Property in Mexico — By Jennifer Shipp
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Mexico Real Estate Scams: What to Know Before You Buy Property in Mexico — By Jennifer Shipp

Buying Mexico real estate as an expat isn't for the feint of heart! We bought a property in Guanajuato, Mexico by searching for interesting houses in the Chopper magazine and on Facebook ...
Mexico Construction: How We Got Scammed and Still Survived — By Jennifer Shipp
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Mexico Construction: How We Got Scammed and Still Survived — By Jennifer Shipp

Someday, when I have time to reflect on things, I’m going to look back on the past five months of my life and say, “Wow. That’s was fucking hard.” When that day comes, sometime in the ...
Jace Talks about His First Bus Trip and More
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Jace Talks about His First Bus Trip and More

In this video, Jace talks about his experience riding the bus down to Embajadoras from Marfil for his Spanish classes that day.

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Jace Arrives at Adelita Spanish Language School in Guanajuato, Mexico
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Jace Arrives at Adelita Spanish Language School in Guanajuato, Mexico

After getting lost using the public bus system in Guanajuato, Jace and I finally arrived at the Adelita Spanish Language School for his first day of classes there. He's a beginner at ...
View from the Intracity Bus in Guanajuato, Mexico
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View from the Intracity Bus in Guanajuato, Mexico

Jace, a 14 year old from Nebraska, was trying to find his way from Marfil to Embajadoras in Guanajuato, Mexico. His mission for the day was to use the public bus system in Guanajuato to get ...
Brightly Lit Jesus Array in Guanajuato Tunnel System
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Brightly Lit Jesus Array in Guanajuato Tunnel System

The Guanajuato tunnel system is extensive and on this trip between Marfil and Embajadoras, we a lot of the ride underground. At the front of the bus is a crucifix and two Jesus plaque ...
Intracity Bus in Guanajuato: Jesus Light in the Tunnel System
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Intracity Bus in Guanajuato: Jesus Light in the Tunnel System

This video show a brightly lit crucifix and two Jesus plaques at the front of an intracity bus in Guanajuato, Mexico.Related Posts:Jace Walks to the Bus Stop in Marfil, Near ...
Baby Animals on a Bus
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Baby Animals on a Bus

Lydian and I talk about how baby animals on public buses could increase the value of the ride. There's nothing better than watching a baby animal be bottle fed by an adorable little boy on ...
Baby Puppy Being Bottle Fed on a Public Bus in Guanajuato, Mexico
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Baby Puppy Being Bottle Fed on a Public Bus in Guanajuato, Mexico

In this video, a little boy and his mother feed a baby puppy on a public bus that Jace took from Marfil to Embajadoras in Guanajuato, Mexico.Related Posts:Jace Walks to the Bus Stop ...
Baby Puppy Gets Bottle Fed on a Public Bus in Guanajuato, Mexico
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Baby Puppy Gets Bottle Fed on a Public Bus in Guanajuato, Mexico

The intracity buses in Guanajuato, Mexico are similar to intracity buses in other parts of the world. I almost always enjoy riding the buses more than driving around in a car because I see ...
Something About Medical Bills: Jace on a Public Bus in Guanajuato, Mexico
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Something About Medical Bills: Jace on a Public Bus in Guanajuato, Mexico

Anything could happen on a public bus in a country like Mexico where most people regularly use the bus system. The experience is almost always interesting and entertaining and this bus ride ...
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