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.


What Is That In The Sky

Yea the sun is out. It might hit 60. Headed out to almost Utah to give this guy another look see and try out the Element on it's camping capabilities. Have a good weekend!!


  1. Nice! Have a good time that is a great area.

  2. That's pretty spooky, Fly!

  3. Hope you have one too. How did you get that cat to sit still for the picture. Mine won't do that.

  4. Gee - and you don't even live in Seattle! Yes - the big bright thing in the sky is the Sun. Don't get freaked out!

  5. Yuks abound!!!

    This picture of a picture of Trapazoid Boy looks like it's better than what I took today.
    Didn't do to well.

    And the sun was out and I got to wear shorts.

    I don't know Pm -he don't like it too much at all.

    Thanks men.

    TC I swear this guy and many others are proof a 1000 years ago they had visitors.