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From Cuba With Love (De Cuba Con Amor)

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In 1977, my wife and I made our first trip to Mexico. Over years later I alone visited Mexico eight more times. It is a beautiful country, rich in culture and history, also noted by careless tourists as Montezuma’s revenge. My wife and I were careful and never were afflicted by Montezuma nor his bitter revenge.

My Spanish at that time was rather limited and my wife spoke none at all. Ordering foods in hotels and restaurants was difficult. There were no kosher eating places at the time and my wife managed to speak with perfection only one Mexican request which she used frequently… dos huevos duros por favor… two hard-boiled eggs please. That’s all she would eat every day.

On a trip down the coast from Mexico City we arrived at the beautiful seashore city of Acapulco. After checking into our luxurious hotel we prepared for the bus which was to take us on a tour of the charming city.

Waiting for the bus we began a conversation with a beautiful smiling young couple. They had just arrived in Acapulco a day after their........

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