Is Mexico Safe?

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

  1. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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    Is he the guy that burned his boats too?
  2. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    That's the one.
  3. jimmex

    jimmex Guero con moto

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    No, that was Ricardo de Cabeza.
  4. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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    :scratch quien?



    ':lol3
  5. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Hernan Cortes scuttled most of the ships but dismantled at least one and built a sailors quarters quarters that also doubled as a site for mass, making it an impromptu church. The site was easy to acess up until about 15 years ago and then people in La Villa Rica began isolating the area with fences and walls.
    I took JD and Donnie to the town and the beach when they came through.
    You can also ride portions of a couple of the "camino real" routes. Yes, you will pause and wonder how they did what they did!

    If you've been to the pyramid in the picture, you are either over the age of 50 or have a few skeletons in your closet.
  6. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    I'll go with "over 50".
  7. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Wise man.
    I'll tell you the story in exchange for the Sparks tale.:deal
  8. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    We're gonna have a mound of chits to talk through by next time.
  9. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Hence the phrase "chit chat"
  10. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Good one.
  11. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    Damn !
    Twenty four hours and no activity. This place is like a tomb.
  12. Kiko

    Kiko Long timer

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    One of the local tianguis vendors tells me that Cortez and his men were all jazzed up on chia seed when they crossed Mexico. Packed with Omega 3 fatty acids, chia seeds give you lots of energy. A staple of the Aztec diet. 190 MXN/kilo.
  13. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    Helps prevent scurvy, keeps you regular, and lowers cholesterol. Healthy bunch of explorers.
  14. PirateJohn

    PirateJohn Banned

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    To quote a blues musician that I listen to "if you can't get those skeletons out of your closet then at least teach them to dance funny"


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  15. MikeMike

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    It's Mexico, just wait a little while and you'll find some drama.

    I found some right here in the "backyard".

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    Though I prefer to see it more as "contrast" than "drama".

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    A sunrise in black and white can be magical.

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    The magic can even be almost an illusion, like this reflection from the pool.

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    Rattle the bones, or roll 'em.
  16. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    My tribute to the "basement", a place bursting with a whole lotta bull...

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    Proof that Sharknado! can happen anywhere and anytime...

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    Hey, Trice! That "ship front" on the Mera Madre has got some competition, these days! They're gonna need a bigger boat!:freaky
  17. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    fins up!
  18. D K

    D K Been here awhile

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    This is one of the non paved sections near Sonoita.

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  19. going south

    going south hero & Zero...

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    If I have been following correctly, I think you mean Sonoyta, near Lukevill?
  20. D K

    D K Been here awhile

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    Yes. Thats correct. Although the map spells it Sonoita...