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'Why Toluca??' we were asked by a waiter in a little restaurant who spoke very little english (although his little english was far more impressive than our little spanish!!) And he had a good point.
Nestled in the mexican hills (at 9000 feet above sea level!!) It wasnt only the altitude that would give us a headache!! From arriving in this little town in the hills, we quickly realised that we were the only 'gringos' and that little to ...
... it was amazing to watch. We went out to lunch with the family which was heaps fun. The place was amazing and everyone got pretty drunk. For dinner we went to an even nicer restaurant which was all the way at the back of this doorway. The food/ drinks were delicious and Patti and Occy organised a yummy cake for Tyler and they all sung happy birthday in Spanish. It was loads of fun. Such a great day and happy birthday to my gorgeous boy. Love you forever xxx Amor y ...
... the results of, how yummy :-) And, at 69, Keith doesn't just look excellent; he is, in every sense of the word!
How lucky for us to have met three such inspirational people in such a remote and magnificent place!
Another hilarious event was doing some laundry: Annie used the big scrubbing brush in the big tin bath outside under the trees. I then put it through the wringer which Keith guesses is around 75 years old but still works brilliantly. A few hours on the washing ...
... refried beans cheese and flank steak. Very very good. And we talked and she helped me. She is the recycling person that helps me figure otu what to do. Then NAdia and another girl that i guess used to work at the school came to Lilians and we went to this place called Mama Rumba and learned cuban salsa. I danced until my feet hurt and then we watch people when the lesson was over. Then there was live cuban music. And I guess 3 girls that won a ...
On April 20th I headed up to Cuajimalpa for Semana Santa. Holy Week is a big deal here in Mexico. The primary schools get 2 weeks vacation, highschool and university get 1 week vacation, and almost everyone else takes at least Thursday and Friday off to Celebrate. Cuajimalpa is one of the areas of the city that holds a huge 4 day festival, and I was told that it would be "quite the cultural experience". Well, they were right.