Tag Archive 'violence'

Mar 10, 2012


Guess where I am?   CULIACAN!!   Colin left there at 6:30 AM Friday after being up till about 1AM and drove back to Mazatlan pick up his girls.  He has wanted me to join him for the final concerts for years and years and so finally we made it work.  Yes, the girls are […]


Feb 06, 2012

Vivaldi y Haydn

Yesterday, Sunday, was the last day in the La Camerata Symphony series conducted by Gordon Campbell founder & director  of the OSSLA ( Orquesta Sinfonica Sinaloa de las Artes of which Colin has attended many concerts in Culican over the years )  at the Teatro Angela Peralta.             Hopefully this […]


Aug 30, 2011

The good, the bad and the ugly!

The good news stems from this article on violence & crime in the state of Sinaloa.  Is a nutshell it says that crime is down 29% in Mazatlan, robberies are up but homicides are down!!  Good news indeed, we might get robbed but not murdered 🙂 The bad news is that D Day has been […]


Aug 15, 2011

Headline news….

…and they say Mexico is dangerous!  Hmmmm! Update Monday, 3 p.m. Kelowna RCMP have confirmed reputed Red Scorpion head Jonathan Bacon was the man killed during Sunday’s gangland shooting in front of the Delta Grand Hotel. Police confirmed Bacon’s identity during a news conference Monday afternoon. I’m already getting emails asking about this shooting. I […]


Aug 27, 2010

Not only in Mexico!

How often have non RV friends and family tried to talk you out of heading into Mexico for the winter?  Over and over!  The violence, drug cartels and vehicle stealing is not limited to south of the US border.  On August 1st, a Wisconsin couple who were on a 5 year cross continent trip had […]