Mesa, AZ

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Sunset (view from motorhome)

Mesa is a major destination for the winter snowbirds.  There are lots of resorts in this area which cater to the 55 and over crowd.  We stayed at the Good Life RV Resort in Mesa which is operated by Cal-AM Resorts which has some 17 such resorts throughout Arizona.  This was our first experience with this type of “super resort”.  They have a mix of permanently attached “park models”, which are mobile homes/manufactured homes, and open spots for RVs.  The lots are all of the same size and configuration so that the site we parked on would also accommodate a park model.  The park models are purchased by those wishing to spend their winters here and they pay rent for the space to cover park common area maintenance and the many activities offered.

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Mexico Street Food

We thought it would be fun to review some of our favorite street foods we encountered in our recent trip to Mexico.  You have to start with the ubiquitous fruit and juice carts.  They will generally have a variety of cut fruits like mango, watermelon, papaya, pineapple, jicama and sometimes cucumber.  Of course, you can have a little salt and chili powder sprinkled on top with a good squeeze of lime.  The cart in the photo was located just outside of the main market in Guadalajara.  It’s a daily treat.

Fruit cart

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