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End of Zih Xmas Vacation

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Sunday, January 07, 2018, 11:57 (163 days ago)

Today is the last day of Christmas vacation, and tomorrow millions of students across Mexico head back to school. We have family members leaving today and tomorrow, like many of our friends and neighbors, and somehow we've managed to juggle keeping our guests fed and entertained while somehow looking after our businesses.

For me and millions of other small business owners that's also meant learning the new format for emitting facturas so we can get paid. Took me the best part of four days, but I may be brain damaged. I've heard of complaints from other folks, and frankly I can't even imagine what businesses that sell thousands of products must be going through. I suspect a lot of folks will simply stop using facturas because they've become so burdensome and difficult. Perhaps if our so-called public servants weren't so frivolous and careless with our money it would inspire more folks to pay taxes.

We haven't had any city water since before Christmas. I guess the water was needed to fill all those swimming pools for all the tourists. Hopefully now that several thousand folks are going home we'll soon get our city water again. I've been getting too much sun standing on our rooftop filling our tinacos four or so times a week!

My wife Lupita wants all the ladies to know that she is stocked up with lots of new clothing from Chiapas and Oaxaca for sale, so please come on by while the pickin's are good!

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End of Zih Xmas Vacation

by Paulf @, Mount Sterling, Ky 40353, Sunday, January 07, 2018, 12:47 (163 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

I know what you mean about taxes. I received a letter from our accountant, our information for taxes for the shop are due next week. Good thing I had started early and only had to add the end of years sales and expenses. I dropped everything off on the 2nd and anything else would have to wait till we get home the first week of February. Will now enjoy our vacation here - no cold weather and just meeting and making new friends.

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by tadpole1 @, Sunday, January 07, 2018, 13:23 (163 days ago) @ Paulf

Paulf,
On another note, did I read in one of your earlier postings you stay at the Pacifica in Zihaut? We stay at Pacifica Ixtapa (had the place since 1986). Last year we tried El Suspiro for the first time & found the food & location just great. There's another restaurant owned by Pacifica, just downhill from El Suspiro. Have you ever tried the food there? Comments or recommendations between the 2?
Thanks,
Terry

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by tadpole1 @, Sunday, January 07, 2018, 13:25 (163 days ago) @ tadpole1

Paulf,
Clicked on your email thinking I was sending it straight to you & not the board. Guess I did something wrong. Sorry everyone for changing the subject.

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by Charlybby, Monday, January 08, 2018, 01:04 (162 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Beautiful pics as usual!! Will stop by this week to drop off glasses & also check out the clothes etc!!