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◊ Talk About Mexico! A new People's Guide website addition.Talk About Mexico!
A new addition to The People's Guide To Mexico website. Updates, tips, our email replies, odd and interesting news items from Mexico. Try it out here
Also: ◊ If you haven't yet read our book, you're not ready for Mexico!
◊ Mexico For Meds?
A question about buying medications in Mexico takes me to the far corners of the internet, with mixed results. Botox, Mexican pharmacies, online drugs, warnings, links -- this one will keep you busy!
Also: ◊ There's a lot more about health in The People's Guide To Mexico
◊ Dentists: Questions, Answers, Tips
Looking for good dental care at a reasonable price?
◊ Mexico Web Links & Online Resources
The full list of our favorite web links, internet discussion forums, online book and map dealers, and much more.
◊ My Medicines Weren't Allowed Into The U.S.
Pat got to the US border with a bag full of meds. US Customs refused him entry. Why? What did he do wrong? David "El Codo" Eidell explains.
◊ ¿What If They Won't Let Your Prescription Medicine Across the Border?
When we came back to the border the Customs Officials detained me, told us we could NOT take ANY controlled substance into US unless we also had a US prescription....
◊ Save Your Medicine Receipts
US Customs announced that medicines from a Baja California chain of pharmacies will be confiscated at the border.
◊ Bounce Away The Bugs
"Bounce" Strips are those sheets you put in a clothes dryer for softening clothes and preventing static cling. I have found that these strips work quite well for keeping away mosquitos and, maybe, even no-see-ums. I usually tie a Bounce strip around my sandal and put another one my chest somewhere.
◊ AIDs in Mexico
I seriously considered dropping the chapter on Brothels from the latest edition of People's Guide, then decided it was better to include a warning on AIDS -- rather than pretend the subjects of sex and prostitution don't exist in Mexico.
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