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Living La Vida Loca: When the Dream of a Life in Mexico Becomes Reality
By Vic Kirby
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book is for anyone who has ever thought, even fleetingly, of making a life as a “snowbird”, or even as a full-time resident, in the warm climes of Mexico. Just what is it like to make that dramatic step? What is the reality of the dream? What should I know before I take steps to make it real, or decide it’s just not for me?
Adventures of A Third World Shopkeeper
By Adrian Reynolds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Several years in the life of an English expatriate, married into the community and living life as a merchant in Tampico's central market. Wry observations, social commentary, political ranting and blunt honesty make this a refreshingly different view of Mexico, away from the crystal seas of Cancun and the bucolic ease of gringo retiree communes.
By Matt Wirzburger
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Fiction
Zach Steven no longer knows why he is in Latin America nor how long he plans to stay. That all fits into his plans to live a life without worry miles from his suburban home: to drink, to dance, and find willing bodies to call his own. He flaunts his status as a foreigner and uses his fluency in Spanish to remain on what he calls "the ultimate margin."
Paradise Delayed - Our new lives in the wild. Caribbean island life in the beautiful archipelago of Bocas del Toro, Panama
By Ian Usher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Sinking boats, defective chainsaws, document forgery and aggressive roosters are just a small sample of the hurdles facing a tired traveller who simply wants to lie in a hammock on his own isolated Caribbean island sipping margaritas for a while. "Paradise Delayed" may make you re-consider the nature of the Caribbean island dream, or may just inspire to find your own adventure of a lifetime.