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... a seafood plate for four. I liked the shrimp, octopus, frog legs but not the fish head or anything fishy. It was a nice place right on the lake we saw from the hillside pyramid site. Trees grew from the floor.
Our return ride for an hour brought us to the home of Ramone & Tere where we took a breather from the back seat of the car, reminding us of every bump in the road. Martin and Cindy stayed to see some pictures while I left with .......they dropped me at ...
... would merely go to the cemeteries on Sunday to spend the day with departed loved ones. Today it is a three-day festival with cultural and entertainment events, culminating with a grand ball where everyone dresses up to represent death, in a very fashionable way, of course. There are even prizes for the best representation of death.
Mexicans really believe in the quote “O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? ...
... calm and not stressed out. In this area of Mexico,
we don’t see the people rushing around to get places in a hurry.
At one time, I thought that I could never live like that.
How could someone live with such uncertainty or urgency? I would start pacing
if someone was late or a no show. I would get aggravated because someone else
did not keep their word. I would be wondering; how could someone else be so
We've just passed and survived the two-week mark here in Ajijic with two more weeks to go. Today is Mother's Day - We've made the calls, we've sent the cards - even though were 3,858 kilometers away from home base we can still get it done.
The men of El Dorado put on a great Mother's Day celebration. It cost $100P or $8.00 per person to attend and that included all you could eat and drink. The offerings consisted ...
... outside, I realized this was the Hospicio Cabanas, a World Heritage Site! I walked with the others to the market area and then returned to tour same 100 MP [entry/camera 70/30]. It is probably more noted for the basic humanity in the orphanage concept, later murals being added by Orozco.
Left there at 1646. Almost blew my return at the cathedral but found the Governor's Palace. Back for a shower, pix downloading and the diary, taking me to 1839. Eventually ...