Quinta Real Guadalajara
Travel Blogs from Guadalajara
... pedestrian only, many plazas that are buzzing with activity (man I wish we had closed off streets and plazas in Toronto, so cool), tons of restaurants and bars, and so many beautiful historic buildings dating from the late 16th century to the late 19th century. Guadalajara is Mexico's second most populous city with about 4.4 million inhabitants, many of them beautiful women for which the whole state of Jalisco is quite known for. ...
... school, then stick to a class schedule since the age of about 6 years old. We then move on to a college schedule and a job schedule. Which seems like an eternity. Even our social and family time is a schedule. Vacations are during a specific time of year, for a specified number of days. And we even plan our days with things to do and places to go, before we have to catch that flight back to reality. I often wondered what it would be like to not have a schedule. Now ...
Last night we had our first sense of rain, albeit it didn't rain, but the thunder and lightning was simple amazing. In B.C. we rarely get any sense of lightning or thunder, but here in Ajijic that is definitely not the case. The locals say that when the rain birds start to sing it will be about three weeks before the rains come. From what we understand "rain birds" are not rain birds, they're actually "caciadas" (spelling).
Well, as ...
... sometimes the large crowd assembled to watch this annual event. One gringo in the crowd noted "Have you noticed that all the Mexicans run toward the fire and the Gringos run from it!" Groups of kids with bottles of water would run to see who would get there first to put out the flames and grab a souvenir of some balloon part.
There was food, ...
OK, now I am going to write about
yesterday, and hopefully tomorrow write about today, it gets kind of
confusing, especialy if I take a day or two off. Work work work.
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Buenos noches, sorry but my spanish is
Ross and Cathie