Hotel Refugio del Molino
Travel Blogs from San Miguel de Allende
Food, food, food. Mexico is a land of diverse flavors and tastes and it is not all tacos and enchiladas, either. In the U. S. we don't get the best of Mexico but usually get Tex-Mex and as good as this can be, it doesn't really represent what Mexico can offer. In San Miguel, food is truly front and center, Mexican for sure but also Italian and French with Mexican influence as well as the burger and pizza, now ...
... had been used for Basil Ranch purposes… so the mystery was solved. It felt like we won $3000. I noticed Cathies face was a little red. I’ll have to watch she doesn’t get too much sun.
I thought I would go over
my animal sighting check list.
Colorful snake, checked
Iguana, checked, and documented. (photo’s taken)
Whale, still to be
spotted, heading back ...
... br> Also there is a Mexican custom to greet people that you pass on the street, even if you do not know them - with a Buenos Dias, Buenas Tardes, Buenas Noches - depending on the time of the day that it is.. I like this custom of greeting people that you pass on the street, even if you do not know them... It some ways, in Mexico, it is considered disrespectful to ignore the existence or presence of another person.. .
When I am in Ottawa, most or a lot of my life is in and ...
... white and red for school today.
We capped off the day with dinner at Los Faroles, Caroline's favorite arrachera steak place located next to the Instituto Allende. There is never anyone there... and it's a bit pricey. We wanted Grandmommy to meet Nacho, the owner, and have the ambience of open air dining. Katie, Caroline and Thomas played on the Costco swing set for a long time. Thomas had Logan in tow.. he had been on a play date with him and met us at the restaurant.
... 1st and 2nd in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Many Mexicans will go to cemeteries "to be with" departed family members. Two common symbols of the Day of the Dead are the skull (calavera) and skeleton figures (catrinas).
Many celebrate Day of the Dead by eating the favorite food of their ancestors as well as pan de muerto and decorative calavera candies. Pan de ...