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RE: Computer maps

After re-downloading this morning, the program is working. The interface is rather clunky, and while planning a route, it will only accept 10 waypoints. I've saved the map as a GPX file, but apparently it will only save if your map has 6 waypoints or less , One good thing is it shows traffic direction, which will take some of the mystery of cloverleafs on the new city bypasses. Another nice feature is that when you click on a waypoint, it brings up Google Earth. I won't travel until this summer, so will see.
fugawibill 02/23/17 03:47pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Computer maps

Has anyone tried the latest MS Maps Pro? They claim it is a replacement for S & T. It also has the ability to use an external USB GPS. Thus far, none that I have will work with Windows 10, but the latest update included GPS driver update. I haven't had time to play with it, but might show some promise. You can get a demo version, or purchase the app for $4.99.
fugawibill 02/21/17 09:02am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Roads

Iguana, you're thinking of La Pilarica, which is close to town, and North of Pemex #4925, which Briansue is referring to La Pilarica
fugawibill 09/27/16 08:11pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: NEW ROAD AROUND GUADALAJARA

Update
fugawibill 09/20/16 06:52pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Water?

I live in Mexico, and, like the locals, drink bottled water. A truck comes by 3 times a week, I throw them the keys to the gate, they bring the 19 liter bottle up 3 floors, and when done, throw the key back up. "When in Rome..."
fugawibill 09/12/16 11:49pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: RV Parks or Boondocking?

Ditto. Thank you briansue
fugawibill 09/08/16 11:45am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Picking a destination for next year?

My favorite town in the Nayarit is Sayulita. It does tend to be somewhat of a surfer dude type. There is only one RV park, and it can be difficult to get into. Rincon de Guyabitos, farther South, is more laid back, and has everything you need. Dalia's is a good place to stay, and is very reasonable. It is also close to LaPenita, which has a great market.
fugawibill 04/17/16 10:10pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Picking a destination for next year?

Like it or not, the dollar is the world currency. As it strengthens, prices in pesos are adjusted upward to maintain the economic status quo. So no, I don't think there is price gouging, only businesses trying to survive. We all remember when it was $10p to the dollar, and today the national bank rate was $17.55p. The Canadians are the ones hurting. Obviously I'm not a economic wizard, but having lived full time in Mexico for the past 6 years, I may have a different outlook.
fugawibill 04/17/16 10:03pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: RV parks or dry camping near Taxco

I emailed them a link to this thread
fugawibill 04/17/16 04:33pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Picking a destination for next year?

For something a little different in the Mazatlán area, take a look at Tres Amigos. It is on a peninsula, and Mazatlán itself, is just a water taxi away. There are also four other major parks in the area Yes, the parks are raising their prices, as their expenses remain constant whether they have occupants or not. Each year there are fewer of them as the land is too valuable, and condos are replacing the prime locations. More and more, RV'ers are leaving their rigs in Mexico, and flying both ways. Gas price, which is currently $2.81 per gallon for magna, becomes a factor for long distance travelers.
fugawibill 04/17/16 03:43pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: RV parks or dry camping near Taxco

The link is correct, and I have stayed there in the past. However, there are some incorrect postings on the left side of their Facebook page that refer to the Gulf coast. There is also an El Paraiso near San Blas.
fugawibill 04/14/16 02:55pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: RV parks or dry camping near Taxco

The facilities are excellent, and the English speaking owner and family live on site. You could also visit the Zoofari, Amacuzac River rafting, and the second largest cave system in Mexico, Grutas Cacahuamilpa, is a short distance away.
fugawibill 04/10/16 07:00pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: RV parks or dry camping near Taxco

Lots of room at El Paraiso, Amacuzac, about 30 miles from Taxco El Paraiso Trailer Park
fugawibill 04/10/16 06:29pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: How many Snowbirds in MX?

Mexican RV Group Association de Acampadores Facebook
fugawibill 04/04/16 09:09pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: NEW ROAD AROUND GUADALAJARA

I'll visit Tequila this summer, and also follow-up on email requests for RV parking. If need be, I'll backtrack to 15, and take photos and GPS of the entrance to the bypass on my way to Chimulco. My next stop will be Patzcuaro, so will see how much of the new road is completed
fugawibill 03/20/16 10:32am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: NEW ROAD AROUND GUADALAJARA

I just Googled Guadalajara Bypass, and picked out what I thought was the best image. The google Earth image is from, it appears, February 2015.
fugawibill 03/20/16 09:52am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: NEW ROAD AROUND GUADALAJARA

Another map http://i.imgur.com/P8CjRivl.jpg "border=0" http://bit.ly/1CIRlV8
fugawibill 03/20/16 09:30am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Mercado Libre

Having bought and sold over 3,000 items on ebay, US, I thought I'd try Mercado Libre. No problems on three items. I just print out the invoice and pay at Bancomere. No additional charge
fugawibill 03/08/16 11:23pm RVing in Mexico and South America
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