The People's Guide To Mexico



Women in Mexico

•Entering Mexico: Single parents with children

"My problem has to do with obtaining entry for my children into Mexico (preferably legal). I know I am supposed to have signed notarized permission from the children's father, but what do I do when that is impossible? ...." (more) with a response by People's Guide legal expert, jennifer rose

•Is it Safe for a Single Woman to drive in Mexico?

"I am a single middle aged woman with an old Vanagon & a big dog. Is it safe to drive from Nogales to the ocean & then south? Possibly to San Miguel de Allende. First time & don't know much Spanish.....Want to have a winter's rest in a little house near a beach....." (more)

Warning: Trails at Palenque

I had heard through the grapevine at the Maya Bell Campground that one could hike to the back entrance of the Palenque ruins from the campground or road. The trail has beautiful waterfalls and wading pools and is enormously popular for skinny dipping by Europeans.

So I hiked there, thinking I would not be alone. I was soon attacked by two Mexican men. I assume they were stalking me....(more) from Rachel Greenberg

Machismo & 2 Teenage Daughters

Bought People’s Guide at Sandy’s book store in Guadalajara in 1989. Read the chapter on machismo in the morning and it saved our lives that evening, when I took my teen-age daughters to a fiesta at the local church. Some borrachos (drunks) started dancing with my daughters and after a while one of them asked me if they could take them home and have sex with them (mind you they are 14 and 13 at the time).... (more) by Dan Ferguson

Midlife Mavericks: Women Reinventing Their Lives In Mexico By Karen Blue

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