I have been thinking about the contrast between prices in Greece and Mexico. The average cost of an Americano in PV is 25 pesos ($2.00 Can) and in Greece it is 3 euros ($4.35 Can). This morning we stopped at a local restaurant for breakfast. We had coffee/tea, toast, spinach & cheese omelette, homemade hash brown potatoes, refried beans for 75 pesos each ($6.00 Can). A similar meal would have cost at least double in Greece. It is obvious why many Greeks cannot afford to visit their local cafes and tavernas.
Another observation, as I walk around the streets of PV (in contrast to the Greek islands), is the rate of obesity...both tourists and locals. It is overwhelming. Most of the tourism here comes from Canada and the USA. Canada's rate of adult obesity continues to climb each year. Mexico's rate is now higher than the USA!