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... rentals, and the whole thing is new and beautiful. We are so glad we went. Mark found a walking tour map of the historic center, and became "Tour-guide Mark" for the day. We saw a dozen churches, a dozen plazas, and lots of cool artisanal things. Lunch was delicious tortas (sandwiches filled with meat, cheese, and salsa). We also saw a group exercise session in the park, which looked more like a native dance. People ...
... up. So, the walk up was heavenly, so you can imaginge thet I can't find words to describe the feeling of finding the butterflies.
High up in the forest we found trees just COVERED with these beautiful butterflies. As the day slowly started to warm up, the butterflies were begginning to fly and begin their mating rituals.
It was like something taken straight out of a fairytale! You ...
... Miguel are about 4 weeks long...
They start on about December 06, with the celebration of the "Immaculate Conception"
and December 09, with the celebration of the "Posada"
And the holidays end on January 06, with the Epiphany, and "The Three Kings", some times referred to as "Little Xmas" - when the kids get their Xmas Presents from the Three Kings..
During this time period, the Xmas Holidays, San Miguel is flooded with Mexican tourists ...
... pace of the Xmas/New Year`s holiday
I was at a hacienda outside of San Miguel for a Xmas day luncheon - la comida,,,,
In Mexico - Xmas is a religious holiday - no Santa Claus's - everything has a religious significance..
The owner of the hacienda put out a piņata for the neighbourhood kids while we were there.
The piņata is ...
... with Caroline and me when we returned home. After the kids went to bed, mom left St. Nick gifts for the kids.. candy, kleenexs, and money with heartfelt notes for each of them. Poor mom, I packed her down with a heavy carryon for the flight home.. must be all the pewter Nativity sets!
We were all sad that my mom left early this morning. I think she had a nice time here in San Miguel. She called me a few hours after she left to tell me that her ...
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