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Well, today's Sunday, my last day of freedom. Granted, I spent most of the day reading for class tomorrow, but whatever.
Sasha moved out of the house yesterday, and Monique, my new housemate moved in today. She seems nice and I think we'll get along. Oh, this is a different Monique from Monique O'Sullivan, by the way.
So, this morning, after three tries, Rebeca and I found a church ...
Guanajuato is a 4 and a 1/2 hour bus ride north of Mexico City. It's an old silver mining town: for 250 years it produced 20% of the world's silver. It is full of opulent buildings built by the silver barons.
It's very picturesque with brightly coloured houses crammed onto the slopes of a ravine, served by narrow, steep streets. At the bottom of the ravine is the town centre with leafy little squares and restaurants ...
... a button neice until he gets the car and we go.
(Yes, I was aware of his neverending promotion on the loser scale and was casually regretting this decision).
Also we had the standard conversation but he was dense so it was repeated numerous times.
where's your boyfriend? no? husband? no? want a boyfriend? no? why not for the night/weekend? you're so pretty? i'm not like other men, my heart is different. bla bla blaaaaaaahh I laugh my ...
... are pretty intense too. There are a lot of dogs in Mexico, and they bark and howl all night, or at least until about 4:30 in the morning, at which point the roosters take over. Looking out over the city from my balcony I can see just about every roof has a chicken coop on it. As soon as one of those little ****ers goes off, every rooster in the city chimes in.
So far so good with food in Mexico. The local specialty is enchiladas mineras, ...
... then they all pack into an alley where the acoustics are best and the bands strikes up a couple songs and everyone sings and dances until they venture out to gather more people and find another alley to play in. The band members all dress up like court jesters and apparently the tradition dates back to medieval Spain, but Guanajuato has been carrying the torch for the last few centuries. Hopefully, Luis is in decent condition ...