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... old town.
I spent most of the time of the afternoon on going on a trip to San Pedro, which is close to San Luis. My new host dropped me off on the highway at the turn off to San Pedro, where a small road led to the mining town. To walk 10 km under the blazing sun and 35 degrees was quite exhausting, so I was glad when I reached San Pedro after about 2 hours. This mining town had become a ghost town after they had shut down the mines. It had something magical ...
... shouted "centro" at us in the middle of the tunnel, at which we assumed he meant to wait here for a bus to centro. Therefore, we took the sensible decision of asking the next bus driver if he went to the theatre. "Si, si" he encouragingly said and on we got. 20 minutes later, consulting our inspirational Google offline map and finding we were FAR in the wrong direction, we asked him again and again, he confidently said "si, si!" Needless to say, we eventually ...
... filled with gardens and sculptures. Along the way I come across a surprising number of quinceañeras (girls celebrating their 15th birthday); babies being brought for baptism, and children attending their first communion - all have been brought to the gardens for photography sessions in all their finery. I'm on my way to meet up with Paty, a local couchsurfer I'm meeting for lunch at a vegan restaurant - exciting times! Paty is excellent company and an ...
... Toño, and of course his parents, Carlos Sr. and Blanca were amazing. I was welcomed back into their home and treated with such warmth and generosity it really was difficult to leave.
So this is goodbye again but I hope it's more like, hasta lluego y no adiós. ¡Envió besos y abrazos muy fuerte a todo la familia Villarreal y mis amigos potosinos! Ustedes tienen una casa en Toronto siempre.
Thanks to everyone who has been following me on this journey and especially those with kind words after the last two posts. It helped me feel a little better.
I am fortunate to have four places in this world that feel like home and I am in one of them now, the city of San Luis Potosi. When I travelled around Mexico and Central America over 15 years ago, I met a wonderful person named Angélica. Through her I met ...