Monthly Archives: November 2013

Last Days in San Miguel

Todas las cosas buenas deben llegar as su fin. How true it is. We left Canada early this year thinking to give ourselves extra time in San Miguel, and everywhere for that matter, and it was a good idea. No … Continue reading

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Revolution Day – Mexico

The Day of the Revolution is celebrated annually in Mexico on November 20, the anniversary of the 1910 start of the popular movement which led to the overthrow of dictator Porfirio Diaz after 34 years of military rule but ushered … Continue reading

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November 18

Today was an ordinary day – which when you look at the photos shows the incredible things you can see on an ordinary day. I had a nice lunch meeting with Gaby Perez of the Rural Education Institute of Mexico … Continue reading

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November 15

We walked by a gallery today – not hard to do when every second shop is a gallery, but this one was remarkable. Galleria Falgar. The artist A. Falgar (I can’t find what the A stands for) is a master … Continue reading

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November 12

I have finally made myself useful – I hope! I was introduced to the Rural Education Institute of Mexico through two friends – George and Joyce Carlson. The organization funds community centres associated with rural schools to provide a place … Continue reading

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November 9

We visited El Charco del Ingenio yesterday – the botanical gardens near San Miguel. We took a taxi – rather decadent for us – and the driver suggested he return at the given time, which he did. The return trip … Continue reading

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November 7

Well well -just thought I would write from sunny Mexico. When asked where we are from we have always said – Cambridge Ontario – just west of Toronto. Now, one waits for the reaction and it is always the same … Continue reading

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