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Living La Vida Loca: When the Dream of a Life in Mexico Becomes Reality
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Paradise Delayed - Our new lives in the wild. Caribbean island life in the beautiful archipelago of Bocas del Toro, Panama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
What's Cookin', Cuenca? A Gringo's Guide to Buying and Preparing Food in Ecuador
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: American English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » International
An entertaining and fun-to-read guide for buying and preparing food in the popular expat retirement community of Cuenca, Ecuador. This book supplies Spanish translations and information about differences between North American and Latin American foods, and contains recipes for comfort foods from "back home" that are hard to find.