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... it all felt. The charming stores, the narrow streets, and the people out walking and enjoying the city, all just validated for me why I love this city and why I came back.
The sidewalks are literally nor more than two and a half feet wide, so it is always a tricky dance when you come across someone approaching in the opposite direction. Someone has to make a concession to either step off the sidewalk or squeeze against the wall to let the ...
Mis Estimados Compadres,
Amigos y Compaņeros.
Hundreds of women carried ceramic Jesus's on February 2, in San Miguel de Allende,
in celebration of Dia de la Candelaria (Candlemas in English),
when 40 days after Christmas, Jesus was carried to the church to be blessed, a Jewish custom of the time.. To pagans, it is known as Groundhog Day...the midpoint between the winter solstice and the spring equinox.. It is interesting that many ...
Since it is an annual event, this parade and other parades,
people have their costumes and other paraphanelia from the previous years..
In the Day of the Revolution parade there is a lot of fake rifles, pistols,
ammunition belts (bandoleros), somberos, etc., etc., etc.,.
There were units of women revolutionaries in the parade,
armed to the teeth. Apparently there were a lot of ...
When you go in a Mexican liquor store or wine shop, you can be overwhelmed at the number of tequilas to choose from, at all price points from cheap to exquisitely high and with 2500 distilleries producing tequila in Mexico, it's no wonder.
Tequila and mescal are both made from the agave plant, harvested when the plant is 7-12 years old. Actually, tequila, at 40% alcohol, is a type of mescal, only slightly ...
... train box cars - it is illegal of course - it is the Guatamalans going through Mexico from Guatamalans to the United States to be illegible immigrants in the good old USA... It is rumoured that the Guatamalans come into town, on their through San Miguel to rob stuff so that they can eat. There are no passenger trains in Mexico, only freight trains.. I see Canadian box cars on the freight trains (CP and CN).
Mexico does have at least 10 different ...