Is Mexico Safe?

Discussion in 'Americas' started by Arte, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. tft

    tft Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the info
    It will be sometime in 2014. I have started looking into the gap crossing and it looks like it will be interesting to say the least. I have had concers about Guatemala among other things. I want to experience Mexico but obviously I will have to move quickly. I was hoping to find a route that would be beautiful and allow me to experience the culture but could also get me through at a reasonable speed.

  2. rockymountainoyster

    rockymountainoyster Been here awhile

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    tft: totally possible but I don't think that "reasonable" is a word that could be reasonably used on this thread. These guys tend to go for the gusto... !
  3. rockymountainoyster

    rockymountainoyster Been here awhile

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    Bob, Trice, PJ, mark883, Ace and all of you guys who have stepped up I have updated all of my PP info and evidently it is as simple, if you have a PP account, as going to your PP account page, click on send money and enter my email address that is linked to my PP account and an amount in USD. The money will go into my PP account and I will make an ATM withdrawal from my bank account and give Sara the cash at my last class on Friday. If any of you know better than this let me know and I will correct accordingly. I can't wait to take her picture on Friday and post it here.

    Muchas gracias a todos. Muy generoso!

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  4. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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    Everyone-

    Send as a gift, so he doesn't get hit with higher paypal fees.

    Also, RMO, when completed, you may want to remove your email address so the spambots don't get it.
  5. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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    Since you're in Austin, you have plenty of time to make practice runs into Mexico.
  6. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    David,
    I just sent some funds. Its not a lot, but if a bunch of us chip in it'll help Sara. Thanks for doing this. It's too bad, but are scumbags everywhere.
    Dennis
  7. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    Whilst I was thinking about this; Mrs. Ace and I will be in Puerto Vallarta for two weeks pretty soon and while she's laying on the beach reading, I thought I might do something productive. To that end does anyone know of any language schools. We'll be staying in the old part of PV in what's known as the Zona Romantica. I usually spend my time down there walking around the city or sometimes rent a scooter. This time I might exercise some brain cells.
  8. Jick Magger

    Jick Magger Exile on Main Street

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    RMO. Good Karma funds for the Dona Sara fund have been deposited in your paypal account. Jick:nod
  9. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    PayPal sent to you David, for Sara. :deal
  10. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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  11. rockymountainoyster

    rockymountainoyster Been here awhile

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    Thanks to all who have contributed. You are an amazing group... and have paid it forward for Mexican/US relationships.
  12. airdale7

    airdale7 Been here awhile

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    Tulsa, 8 days into the year, 8 murders.

    Is Tulsa safe?
  13. TRAVELGUY

    TRAVELGUY Old Traveler

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    Arrived in Creel this afternoon. Any other ADV people in town? I'm staying at the Margarita Hotel.

    TravelGuy:clap
  14. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    I was think of riding up through there this spring. Now.............?
  15. airdale7

    airdale7 Been here awhile

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    It's ok. We have an open carry law now. Strap one on and rub dirt on your face. No one will test you.:lol3
  16. rockymountainoyster

    rockymountainoyster Been here awhile

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    Thanks to all, most recently Steve in Cuernavac, who has never met me or Dona Sara but he reached out most generously. Don't call me a wus but this brought tears to my eyes. It bespeaks of the culture I have found here in Mexico and is, I think, a reflection of the attitudes of those of you who call this place home. I salute all of you.
  17. Bato

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    Hey MIKE MIKE it was great to ride with you yesterday had a great time ., coming back from XALAPA it got dark calming la SIERRA but got to visit with primo and it was nice to be downtown again...
    We heading to Veracruz tomorrow ... Saludos to the lostboys... Did they showed up
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  18. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Miguel Miguel is our man in Veracruz!
  19. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Looking out the front of the hotel this morning in Apatzingán

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    Loaded and ready for the Pacific coast at Malaque
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    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Breakfast at Hotel Posada del Sol in Apatzingán

    Tricewife will be informed this is my new standard at home

    Duck!