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RE: Great News, Pumping Real Diesel for 5 More Years

We second that!!!
Talleyho69 01/15/20 05:01pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Increase Mexican Fuel Prices

wow, relatively speaking, a huge difference. Interesting the differences when we use to have none!
Talleyho69 01/14/20 07:43pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Increase Mexican Fuel Prices

Where are you? Was it a Pemex? The input on the fuel prices is greatly appreciated.
Talleyho69 01/14/20 05:46pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Increase Mexican Fuel Prices

Magna here yesterday was 20.44, at a Pemex in Zihuatanejo on highway 200.
Talleyho69 01/14/20 06:26am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: CPAP and CBD oil

We were just told that the naturalista across the street from restaurante Los Braceros (best fish tacos in Zihuatanejo) sells small dropper bottles of CBD for 100p. We'll check it out!
Talleyho69 01/10/20 08:01pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: CPAP and CBD oil

So yes, the same way we feel. We made a decision many years go that we would never go to jail/prison in any country, anywhere. This is the kind of thing that you need to think about. Especially when many products are available here, legally.
Talleyho69 01/08/20 07:53pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: CPAP and CBD oil

Do you agree than products are available here, and that bringing it in with you is not legal? We know that you are well read and stay informed.
Talleyho69 01/08/20 06:20pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Central America trip

We can't imagine living somewhere else, because the move here has been so much fun! New plants, weeds, pests, and all the other great things-birds, bees, food, and especially the people! First vehicle we bought here was advertised as having, "New tires." We didn't get it until we started looking at everyone else's tires. We are on our second vehicle here, literally the first thing we did was buy tires. People drive on scary things! Life is SO good!
Talleyho69 01/08/20 06:18pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: CPAP and CBD oil

I just read several of the articles. It looks like yes, CBD is legal and available in Mexico. What is NOT legal is bringing it into the country. So the catch would be sourcing it here. It is definitely available on Mercado Libre, a version of eBay that works well here. It is also available on Amazon.mx.
Talleyho69 01/08/20 01:24pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: CPAP and CBD oil

I agree with the comments above, and have been following the news here in Mexico, as does Navegator. The CPAP machine is not a problem, people fly in with them regularly. CBD is legal in Mexico, it's just not OK to bring it in with you.
Talleyho69 01/08/20 12:05pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Central America trip

Tires, tires tires. Now days, pretty much all tire sizes are available south of the US border. Didn't use to be. We ended up putting all new wheels on our Class C so we could get tires that were available here, then carrying two spares. Homework, homework homework. Check out everything and prepare for it all, and not need any of it. THAT makes a perfect trip! If you have a problem, and you will, just take it as it comes, consider it part of the adventure and move on. We now live in Mexico, and even today, while renewing our vehicle registration, it's all an adventure! Easy, but oh so different.
Talleyho69 01/07/20 07:57pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Central America trip

We were gifted a flat 50 foot hose made of that same fire hose material years ago. When we wanted more, I made contact with the manufacturer who immediately told us not to use it and not to buy another one because they are unsafe for potable water. That meant we couldn't use the hose in the US or in Mexico because we had a great filtration system that allowed us to drink the tap water, only to find out the hose wasn't Ok to use!!
Talleyho69 01/07/20 04:00pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Central America trip

Very valid comments. Our Class C was constantly breaking springs, so we had it hem completely rebuilt in the US with a "forever" guarantee. Nope. The spring guys in Mexico are everywhere, extremely knowledgeable and very inexpensive. Tires? Absolutely get as heavy duty as you can afford.
Talleyho69 01/07/20 12:23pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Central America trip

We have driven as far as Honduras twice, once with a tent (1985) and once in an RV in 1995. Great trip. Obviously you have a lot of homework to do. Purchase the RV of your choice ASAP so you have lots of time to get use to it and the various systems that will be new to you. Learn Spanish! Duo Lingo is a great, free online program. Find out about gas prices, they are higher south of the border than in the US. You will be lucky to get 10 MPG. Realize that many of the parts you could need that are specific to the "house" part of the RV will not be available once you cross into Mexico. Look into how/who would be able to ship to you once you leave the US. It has the potential to be the trip of a lifetime, or the disaster of a lifetime!!! My spouse and driver, who has driven us over 200,000 miles in Mexico alone thinks it's really important that you have some mechanical knowledge. You will break down somewhere along the line, and it is important to know what to do. There are mechanics everywhere down here, but often there will be 50 miles between them. They are centered in cities, towns and villages.
Talleyho69 01/06/20 10:17am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Another good road report

I found it interesting. It's possible, if you hadn't made mention of yourself in the video, I may not have picked up on the fact that they were not using their truck (assume they abandoned it near Compastela) Too bad they didn't credit you with the rescue. Even done for profit, these services are very necessary in any country. Great job!
Talleyho69 01/01/20 07:37pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Great News, Pumping Real Diesel for 5 More Years

Very interesting observations as to AMLO. Hopefully we can keep this thread non political enough to keep open.
Talleyho69 01/01/20 05:48pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Having an RV in Mexico when residente permanente

" Motor homes may be driven or transported in the national territory by the importer, spouse, their parents, children or siblings provided they are permanent residents abroad or by any other person when the importer travels on board." Tequila, this says to me that if you are a permanent resident abroad, meaning a permanent resident of Canada, you can drive it. NOT a permanent resident of Mexico. What I think it comes down to is that you are going to continue to drive your RV with a 10 year TIP on it, legal or semi-legal or not. It's your neck on the line. I have to ask, Why are you trying to get your residency in Mexico? Do you plan to live here permanently or part time, or is it just for convenience?
Talleyho69 12/31/19 12:39pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Having an RV in Mexico when residente permanente

I think I like what you are saying, but could you edit it and make it easily readable please?
Talleyho69 12/30/19 07:50pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Becoming a resident gets a lot harder after NY's

FYI, then I am locking this thread: The most common minimum annual income required to sponsor a spouse for a marriage-based green card is $21,137. This assumes that the sponsoring spouse — the U.S. citizen or current green card holder — is not in active military duty and that the couple has no children. The income requirements increase based on family size. The amounts will also be higher for residents of Alaska and Hawaii than for residents of the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.
Talleyho69 12/29/19 11:55am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Having an RV in Mexico when residente permanente

You can absolutely take a Mexican plated vehicle into Canada. Our friend, who lives here 90% of the time, annually drives his Guerrero Mexico plated vehicle back to Canada for part of the summer. He does his thing, then drives back. We did exactly that into California when we relocated permanently to Mexico. We kept our Mexican drivers licenses handy but in almost three months, we were never stopped and questioned. When I drove it across the border into the US, they simply scanned my US passport and waved me through. I was also pulling an empty cargo trailer, also with Mexico plates. I have to agree with the above posters. You might be able to get away with having the RV in someone else's name, but if there is a problem, I'd still be extremely worried about the insurance situation. I never play to spend time in a jail in any country, and it could easily happen if the insurance isn't right. Good Luck.
Talleyho69 12/29/19 10:10am RVing in Mexico and South America
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