Monthly Archives: August 2015

Just a Bit of Mexico

Just a corner in San Miguel. One of thousands of the exuberant storefronts here.

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Grasshoppers, Yum

Chalupines is what the Mexicans call these tasty little creatures. They are in season now and here a couple of guys from the campesino have brought a bunch in to sell in our street. They’re crunchy with a toasty, yeasty … Continue reading

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Never Rains But it Pours

Mexico is always sunny with blue skies, unless it rains of course. And when it does it is usually a torrential downpour accompanied by thunder and lightning. Most fun are the Canales, the gargoyle-like tubes that are intended to project … Continue reading

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Many Faces of Mexico

Mexico is a country of extremes. Traditionally dressed folks from the Campo, and the young and cool. Things are changing very quickly here, much regretted by some who would like to see things remain old and quaint. But given the … Continue reading

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Stoned

Unable to even lift one of these bags off the ground on my own, our friend here at the local vivero, hoisted these two without hesitation. One cannot help but be reminded of the statue at the entrance to San … Continue reading

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