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This article by Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire and published in Forbes.com gives us four things many of us who do not already live in Mexico have wrong about living here. 

There are very few data points that can change your understanding of a place more profoundly than actually living there and seeing for yourself.

That’s how it was with my wife and me before we embarked on our eight-month road trip through Mexico and subsequently living here for almost two years afterwards.

We had the wrong idea about so many things that I am constantly reminded of that great quote by Mark Twain, himself an enthusiastic traveler: “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.”

A few weeks into our road trip, concurrent with my personal and ever-increasing “eye opening” into the realities of Mexico, we ran into a group of American vacationers..

 

Click here for full article by Chuck Bolotin on Forbes.com/

 

 







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