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Interesting Phenomenon taking place in Mexico

Old Nov 15, 17, 12:41 pm
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Interesting Phenomenon taking place in Mexico

We go to San Miguel de Allende about three times a year. With the city making the Best in World Lists ( #1 with Travel and Leisure and C.N. Traveler) lately it has become quite crowded especially on weekends and holidays.

I just got back from 2 weeks in SMA and the place was MOBBED...but not by gringos which has always been the complaint of long time non-nationals but by Mexican tourists many of whom use to go to the States for vacation but no longer feel safe ( sound familiar?) or welcomed. They have begun to look internally for their vacation destinations.
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Old Nov 15, 17, 2:49 pm
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Wow! Honest-to-goodness Mexican visitors in SMdA? I think that can only be a plus! That is an interesting phenomenon.
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Old Nov 16, 17, 5:05 pm
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Originally Posted by david55 View Post
I just got back from 2 weeks in SMA and the place was MOBBED...but not by gringos which has always been the complaint of long time non-nationals but by Mexican tourists many of whom use to go to the States for vacation but no longer feel safe ( sound familiar?) or welcomed.
Which is quite a shame, frankly.

Anyway, the exchange rate's also gotten worse relative to USD since I last went a few years ago, which might be a factor too. (It was something like MXN$14-15 to US$1 when I last went to Mexico vs. 19 to 1 now.)
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