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  1. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hey I am new to this site! I have been waiting on being added to the Oaxaca Expat group on facebook and so happy to have found this forum! I a married mama of 5 kiddos currently living in Washington state! We are getting ready to sell our house and move to Oaxaca! That is where by husband is...
  2. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    I am considering retiring soon to either Oaxaca or San Cristobal de las Casas. I've been to both for a week, in addition to many other places in Mexico. I would be studying Spanish (I'm at intermediate level now) and possibly volunteering or teaching English. Could you please give me your...
  3. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    I have been searching the forum for good routes from California to southern Mexico but have not found too much info....figured I would ask. I have been living in Mexico (Oaxaca and Merida) on and off for the last 8 years or so... I have driven in Mexico but not extensively, and I have never...
  4. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hi everyone, I just moved down to Zipolite, Oaxaca, Mexico and am wondering if anyone knows good stores in the area to buy art supplies (specifically paints). I have heard of one store in the city of Oaxaca, but am curious if there is one closer, like in Pochutla, Puerto Escondido, or Huatulco...
  5. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    I'm just coming down from my "high" of spending 9 days in Oaxaca over the Day of the Dead. It had been over 25 years since my husband, Jim, and I had last been in Oaxaca (about time we got back there!), and we had an amazing time. So many things were wonderful about our time there, such as: *...
  6. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    My husband and I want to independently travel to some of Oaxaca's nearby pueblos, hopefully by local bus or colectivo. Where can we best get information about how to do this? And, during our short stay, which pueblos would people suggest we visit - to see artisans (especially textiles and...
  7. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Anyone here in Oaxaca City or moving there soon. Lets talk and help each other. I am slated to be there June 1, 2013. I have never been there but spent over a year in Costa Rica and Panama so I enjoy expat life and speak a little spanish. I currently live in TX. I work for myself on the...
  8. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    WE are looking to drive from Oaxaca City to the Texas border around January 1st. Want to know if anyone else is going and would like to caravan.
  9. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello, My wife and I face a unique challenge and we're hoping for some help. We will be moving from California to Oaxaca for up to a year, starting in October, with our dog and two cats. Here's the challenge: Pets are not allowed at Oaxaca's airport, so we'll be flying into Mexico City. We...
  10. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hi, We are making the move! Mom and kid and dog. Would love to have a caravan if anyone is driving our way. Is it too dangerous to cross at Ciudad Juarez? What would be the best place in New Mexico to cross if it is? If anyone is going down that way and wants to caravan (date approx August...
  11. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    How large of a community of expats live in Oaxaca,Oaxaca? We have looked at the Chapala area but are concerned with the violence. We were impressed with the people we met in Chapala. We were wondering if we would find as many expat in Oaxaca? Your thought and opinions would be appreciated...
  12. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Is there someone in the Oaxaca area that speaks English and Spanish that has knowledge of the Mezcal business, that is to say someone that really knows Mezcal. I will be in Oaxaca at the end of October. I'm new here, this is my first question. Thanks.
  13. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hola, everyone. I'm thinking of moving to Oaxaca city (or perhaps elsewhere in the state, or indeed the country) but need to learn more before committing. Was last in Oaxaca about ten years ago but have traveled around Mexico many times since then. Can anyone recommend sites or forums where I...
  14. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    We're in Queretaro for a few months, and I've wanted to travel to Oaxaca for a while. Problem is, it's too far to drive with a toddler, and from what I can tell, only two airlines (Continental and Airmexico Connect) fly from QRO, and neither flies QRO-OAX. Are there others that I'm just not...
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