Category Archives: Mexico

50 years in San Miguel de Allende

The real reason for my trip across the Atlantic was to help my parents celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.  We all met in San Miguel de Allende, a city in Guanajuato that none of us except Elise had ever been … Continue reading

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Pueblo Mágico Bernal

In spite of the rain we tried to get out climbing a couple of my weekends in Mexico City.  One weekend we went nearby to Los Dínamos, a national park in steep mountains that is literally at the edge of … Continue reading

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Ciclovía en DF

Unfortunately it takes too long to get out of Mexico City for a bike ride in the mountains or forests, but every Sunday there’s a ciclovía.  One Sunday a month they do a significantly longer route.  When Nashelly and I … Continue reading

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Art, history, and rain in Mexico City

In Mexico an Indian nut is a cashew.  In Turkey an Indian nut is a coconut.  In English turkey is both a bird and a country.  That same bird in Turkish also means India.  If you feel cheated by wasting … Continue reading

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Wrapping up Mexico

Jack sent me off from San Cristóbal de Las Casas with a hug, a smile, a wave, and probably a snicker or two as I set off on my single speed with no pump to find a dirt track that … Continue reading

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