Monthly Archives: August 2013

Bombero Bug

The San Miguel Fire Department, the Bomberos, take great pride in their equipment which includes some more sophisticated vehicles than this. Nevertheless, this bug must be a reassuring sight as you watch as your chuletas de cerdo go up in flames.

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Neat Graffit

Humming birds, Colibri, are everywhere here in San Miguel, and today we came across this great mural, one of dozens on walls all over Colonia Guadalupe. We think they are all the work of one artist, who doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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TEDx San Miguel

This year’s TEDx in San Miguel was packed to the gills, and predominantly with young people, many of them local students. Here, Xavier Fux speaks of Urban Agriculture as a promising strategy for the new Millennium. Other contributors included Sara … Continue reading

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Bamboozled

Just over three months ago we left San Miguel with all our bamboo neatly trimmed and no new shoots showing. On returning last week we discovered that several new shoots, including this one, which measured exactly 10 meters, or 33 feet, had … Continue reading

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