Hotel Casablanca Queretaro
Travel Blogs from Queretaro
... the banks and some light food. I remembered a lot of the area and as I set out I met our neighbor, Raymond, who lives next door and is from California. I took off and walked to the Jardin, and found an ATM which does not charge us fees. When I got home Sheila was ready for a walk and we went to the Bibliotecha to check out local events and I had my library card renewed. We found a local paper which had a calendar of events which will ...
... masks for theatrically teachings the indigenous groups about Christ's life and passion. Thus, complete synchronicity of pagan and Christian masks for ceremonies exists. CRAZY! I loved seeing the jaguar and Judas Iscariot masks together.
We were hungry after the tour! For dinner, we ate the most delicious meatballs and mexican rice. Thank you Barnabe for preparing such a feast earlier in the day. The first rain began to fall tonight..
... 8211; and they don’t have to pay property taxes if the place is unfinished. As Americans we often look at places and think "why they don’t clean up the outside or paint the place?" But most Mexicans work for lower wages and they struggle just to have a home. Of course the wealthy Mexicans live in beautiful mansions with many servants, and many Americans living here seem wealthy to the natives ...
... figures get blown to bits(one is Judas)…that one should be fun!
Last week some neighbors offered us a shopping trip to Celya, the largest city in our immediate environs. On the way we stopped in a smaller Mexican farming area with a strange sounding name: Comonfort. According to the internet this was the name of a President of Mexico back in the 1800’s. It certainly doesn’t sound ...
... Object Pronouns, and
Word Order - saying everything backwards....
English: I gave it to him.
Spanish: To him it I gave
When I translate English into Spanish:
I have to take the English sentence:
I gave it to him
And reverse it into:
To him it I gave
Then translate it into Spanish.
Whenever I reverse the English I start laughing
- I think that it is a stress reliever.
I find it very ...