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Things Americans find weird in Mexico

A year or so back I wrote about some of the things Mexican’s find weird about Americans. So it’s time to flip the coin to see what many gringo’s find weird in Mexico.

So here are 10 things Americans find weird in Mexico.


1. Mexicans will still try to heal every ailment with home remedies, herbs, juices, spices and Vicks Vapo Rub. I understand this. When I was a child, my mother had all sorts of home remedies. The worst of which were medieval. I often had earaches. Remedy was an old sock filled with salt and heated by a pressing iron to a temperature approaching Kelvin. The sock would then be used to scald my ear. Naturally, I would swear instantly that I felt better.

2. Mexican stomachs are famously fireproof. For gringos, some chiles violate the Geneva Conventions.

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