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... holiday is officially November 20th, it is celebrated today. It commemorates the anniversary of the 1910 movement which led to the overthrow of the oppressive military government of Porfirio Diaz. After nearly a decade of civil war, Mexico promulgated the 1917 (and current) Constitution providing for greater human rights and a democratic Mexican government. Therefore, all Mexican schools are out today... another holiday!
Caroline had a play date ...
... holiday. We went to the Artisan Market oil cloth store (the owner will make anything you want.. just bring in a sample) and all three of us placed gift orders. My mom ordered bags for a few of her friends. We then went to Talula de la Luna, the leather shop, and picked up leather pants and a gift for my sister-in-law. We lunched at Mesa Grande.. I wish I could take this bakery/restaurant home with me. They have the best sandwiches ...
... friends whom my mom got to meet.. it was a great introduction to San Miguel.
Since the release of the Conde Naste Traveler rankings, bus stop signs and newspaper ads announcing San Miguel de Allende's selection as the number one city in the world are appearing. I saw my first bus stop sign today. Coincidentally, in the last few weeks, many buildings in and around Centro are undergoing ...
... Matilda did a fabulous job with visiting chef, Martha Ortiz. It was a feast that went on for many courses.. and included mezcal, tequila, three types of wine, and port. (And yes, my liver needs a holiday after this week.. it is tired.) The dessert had a brewing black skull goblet, and of course sugar skulls and other artistic creations capped off the meal. We had more photographs taken; the ambiance was electric. It was a great night of interesting conversation.
This morning, eight Elliotts boarded the San Miguel trolley tour (El Pipila) for a two hour ride around San Miguel historic sites. It was a first for all of us. And we were sure to get the bilingual tour! (Andrew and Beth are both fluent in Spanish and would have been fine with just the Spanish tour, but not the rest of us.) Thomas, Ben and Joe all sat together, drinking juice, and laughing the entire ride.
The trolley started on Mesones where we met up with Greg ...
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