Tag Archives: Gringo

Life in Joco: At the Supermarket

The other day I was at our local supermarket (Bodega Aurrera) and happened to be in line at the checkout counter behind another gringa who embarrassed me.  At first I thought I was embarrassed because I was behind her in … Continue reading

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The Big Search

Since the beginning of 2013, the rules for gringos in Mexico have been changing pretty thick and fast.  Even our local gringo lawyer can’t keep up with them.  When I moved down here in 2008, there were basically four kinds … Continue reading

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A Few Hours in Joco for the Newbie

On Thursday, 29 March, my friends Dale and Brent came over to Joco from their home west of Ajijic to check out our weekly outdoor market (tianguis). They’ve been through Joco on their way elsewhere, but had never actually spent … Continue reading

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