This is Bistek al la Mexicana a common dish found many places. There are several places I get this some better than others but all real decent! Kind of a tomato based sauce with generally pretty tender pieces of beef and a fair amount of it. The rice is pretty generic but the frijoles can be something else. This also includes as many fresh made in front of you tortillas you want and brought to you with a smile. Something like this costs around 50-60 pesos or $3. The squeezed as you watch orange juice is 20 and brings the price up a bit but worth it. Nothing in the States I've ever had compares to this not even close plus it'll cost 7-10 smacks. I don't know what I'm going to eat when I return. It will be an adjustment as I do this so much that is go into Puerto Vallarta on the south side and have me a excellent lunch with "real" Mexican food not the slop I get back there. I do not plan on eating out much at all only at maybe three select places. Pricey yes but worth it because it's so good. I threw away so much money last summer eating way overpriced shitty food. Several times the food got thrown away as well. The whole of Mexico is an eating machine I tell you. I'm gonna miss this.

I feel good and and think the higher temps and humidity contributes to that. It's the same every time. After a month or two you realize and say " Hey I feel pretty damn good!"

Just as important I believe the food made fresh with wholesome fresh ingredients as well contributes to that. Get off the bus in town the food smells everywhere make me hungry just like that.


Prepare To Be Touched

Thanks to Woody @ Whiskey, Dogs & Weed

As a society we have so much yet to learn about the importance of humans interaction with every aspect of our enviroment. Before we learn enough we will have destroyed it.

I don't know where he finds these videos but some go straight to your heart.


  1. What is it 1% difference between the guy with the hat, and the hairy guy?

    The hairy guys society is actually more structured, and caring than ours.

  2. That it is for sure my friends!

  3. I can understand Mr Aspinall wanting to see his friend - a very poignant piece of film - but it sure made me feel sad for the animal.