Author Archives: Mexico Mike Nelson

Saltillo

Saltillo

Saltillo, capital of Coahuila state, the first mile-high city you’ll encounter driving from Texas. At 1600 meters (5,250 feet), it’s a grand summer vacation spot for anyone wishing for respite from their USA heat. Continue Reading

Mexico’s Bottled Mineral Waters

Mexico’s Bottled Mineral Waters

A lot of people (including Mexicans) don’t know the difference between “mineral” water and plain “purified” water. I used to think it was my mission to educate waiters on the marvelous properties of Mexico’s mineral waters, but after years of fighting that losing battle, I gave up. Continue Reading

Toll Roads in Mexico

If you are new to driving in Mexico, you may not be aware of what a huge change that advent of toll roads in Mexico made to driving tourism. I was driving around before there were toll roads and am still around. I and a lot of old-timers have mixed emotions about the toll roads.… Continue Reading