Only In Mexico....

Discussion in 'Latin America' started by Arte, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    A restaurant in Hermosillo gave me change that way a while back. Have not been back there and have not seen it any where else . And i remember 20 pesos coins appearing for a while then disappearing quickly
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  2. noshoes

    noshoes soñando con México

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    I was wondering about the 20 peso coins. I haven't seen any for awhile. They were perfect to put in the tamale pot to keep track of the water level.
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  3. stormdog

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    On the other end of the denomination spectrum,
    Last year my wife went to our credit union to pick up pesos for our up coming trip to Mexico, and came back with a bunch of one thousand peso notes.
    I have enough trouble using the five hundreds I can’t imagine flashing a bill that large
  4. Cal

    Cal Long timer

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    wow in many years of travel I have never seen a 1000 peso note....try spending that in the mercado!
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  5. SilverBullet

    SilverBullet Been here awhile

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    A fuel up at Pemex is right at 400 pesos for me so change shouldn't be a big issue. But for this reason I prefer a good supply of 500 peso notes so easier to pay without removing my gloves to count smaller bills. I just stuff the change in a pocket and sort it out later.
  6. bdesj

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    Ha! Yeah, that was one of the surprises I ran into on my first adventure through Mexico. I remember that first early morning wander around my hotel with no "suelto" and I think $100 as my smallest bill. Trying to get myself a tamal and a champurrado from the vendors in the plaza across the street, I might as well have been flat broke. I was saved when a customer at one of those vendors bought me a Nescafe and a concha out of pity. Might have been the moment when my love of Mexico was born.
  7. elgringo-inaz

    elgringo-inaz El Gringo

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    Periferico Mexico City in the rain...Yum!! pollo periferico.jpg
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  8. currenv

    currenv Been here awhile Supporter

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  9. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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  10. stormdog

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    I’ll bet there are two dudes sleeping under that plastic tarp
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  11. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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  12. HellsAlien

    HellsAlien a has-been that never-was

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  13. Grynch

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    I took a flight back to Acapulco today. On the Mexico City to Acapulco leg of the journey, was the presidential candidate for the PAN/ PRD ticket; Ricardo Anaya... Flying in coach no less!!! IMG_20180308_203936.jpg IMG_20180308_215938.jpg
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  14. Grynch

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    Try to do that in the U.S. Every secret service agent would be all over you.
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    Ozz Been here awhile

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  17. noshoes

    noshoes soñando con México

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    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Pemex restroom on the autopista between Matehuala and CDMX.
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