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La Manzanilla Memo - November 4, 2017

Even though the calendar tells me that it is November and the thermometers are still singing HOT! HOT! HOT!, there are definite hints around the town that summer is officially over. 

La Manzanilla Memo - March 18, 2017

Best Little Coffee Café

Tucked into a little corner shop of the Grand Caymen Hotel, located on Lazaro Cardenas, the main street coming into La Manzanilla, Café du Calcetin brews up the best cup of joe you can get on the Costa Allegra.  

La Manzanilla Memo - March 4, 2017


Bare Bones Readers Theatre’s premier of “Sylvia,” a two-act play written by A. R. Gruny and directed by La Manzanilla’s own Arleen Pace, was, in my opinion, the best night of entertainment held this season.

La Manzanilla Memo – February 18, 2017

The Devil’s Defender

John Henry Browne.  Do you recognize the name?  No, well how about Ted Bundy?    Many more “yes” answers on that one I’m sure.   Here’s the connection.  John Henry Browne was the infamous serial killer’s defense attorney.   Browne has recently published his autobiography, “The Devil’s Defender.”  

La Manzanilla Memo - February 4, 2017

Women’s March

On January 21, 400 citizens and expats of La Manzanilla joined the millions of other people around the world in a peaceful protest march against the threat of losing not only women’s rights, but human rights. 

La Manzanilla Memo - January 21, 2017


On September 18, long-time life partners and long-time La Manzanilla expats, Jose “Ginger” Rogers and Scottie Turner, exchanged vows and rings.