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Danzon is a synchronized and very stylized dance with roots originating from English, French and Spanish settlers from late 1700's. Danzon is the national dance of Cuba and now is sweeping Mexico and Puerto Rico by storm. In Cuba the dance mixed with African rhythms and beats to make it a unique and truly Latin art form. Veracruz on the Caribbean side of Mexico is the center of Danzon ...
... walk around, minus the occasional sweeping pigeon and strangers trying to sell you all sorts of things... "would you like to test your blood pressure?" Guadalajara is the second most populated city in Mexico, behind Mexico City and it definitely has the authentic Mexican cultural feel to it, and was so impressive, yet much quieter in comparison.
We spent the night getting lost on buses as we ventured out of the ...
... the drive and the need to play - Dave plays twice a week now and thinks that his all-inclusive membership makes so much more sense than the local play here in Ajijic. Given the fact that there's been 0.00 rainfall since January, the course was in amazing shape. With the evening rains just around the corner, the course will only get better. I rented some clubs (Ping) and we had to take along a caddie, Jorge (George) who apparently ...
... s (champagne and orange juice), pancakes, mexican eggs, bacon, sausages along with a host of home-made desserts.
They did it up right - rented tables and chairs - with tablecloths with apparently a turnout of just over fifty (50) people. After the festivities Deb and I came back for a siesta.
For dinner tonight we decided on German so we walked down the hill to Joanna's which is just off ...
... to get a puppet theatre made and a puppet show put together for the children in Tepehua. As mentioned in an earlier blog, Chris and I have started to help out as volunteers at the Tepehua Community Centre. Every Friday morning, volunteers head up the mountain behind Chapala and prepare a hot meal for over 100 women and children in a very poor neighbourhood.
Even though we only had 10 days to get something together, we ...
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