RVing in Mexico with Raymondo y Marsia -2012


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Published: March 5th 2012EDIT THIS ENTRY

Lunes (Monday), 27 Febrero, we left our hilltop home above Guanajuato and headed east to the city that is considered by many to be the crown jewel of colonial Mexican villages - San Miguel de Allende (pronounced ah-YEHN-day). San Miguel is second only in popularity with former American and Canadian residents to the Guadalajara/Lake Chapala area. The population of San Miguel is about 80,000. Expatr... Read Full Entry



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One neighbor from Switzerland is a full-time RVer living in an extremely heavy duty rig.One neighbor from Switzerland is a full-time RVer living in an extremely heavy duty rig.
One neighbor from Switzerland is a full-time RVer living in an extremely heavy duty rig.

So far, they have only traveled the U.S., Canada and parts of Mexico. He’ll give it up when he runs out of money, his rig or health fail, or when he and his wife stop getting along.
Raymondo y Marsia at San Miguel de Allende’s Bugambilia restaurant. We both had Mexico’s national dish, Chiles en Nogada.               Raymondo y Marsia at San Miguel de Allende’s Bugambilia restaurant. We both had Mexico’s national dish, Chiles en Nogada.
Raymondo y Marsia at San Miguel de Allende’s Bugambilia restaurant. We both had Mexico’s national dish, Chiles en Nogada.

Ray had the traditional version with cool cream sauce served over shredded cabbage. My gringo version with warmed sauce and sides made a more attractive photo.
Chile in Nogada being called the nat’l dish stems from the fact that it contains all of the colors (red, green and white) of the Mexican flag.Chile in Nogada being called the nat’l dish stems from the fact that it contains all of the colors (red, green and white) of the Mexican flag.
Chile in Nogada being called the nat’l dish stems from the fact that it contains all of the colors (red, green and white) of the Mexican flag.

Poblano chiles stuffed with ground meat, chopped fruit and nuts, covered with a white walnut sauce (Bugambilia said they used pecans) sprinkled with pomegranate seeds. The recipe looks pretty complicated.



19th March 2012

Beautiful costumes!
Wow...those costumes are so impressive. I'm always so impressed with the Native American dancers' costumes but these are so much more elaborate. Just beautiful. That's so cool that you were able to arrange your travels to be in San Miguel during their festival. I tried to access your most recent post but it was deleted. Are you aware of that?
24th March 2012

Thanks for telling me. I'll check into it. We have had a lot of trouble posting blogs this year. It has taken up so much time.
1st May 2012

great
yes its very inspirational
16th May 2013
All of the dancers wore these shells on their ankles.  They make a clicking sound.

You asked where beads worn by native dancers could be purchased. I have no idea. Sorry
16th May 2013
All of the dancers wore these shells on their ankles.  They make a clicking sound.

you asked where painted planters mad from tires could be purchased. They were very popular in Panama. We bought our in the village of El Valle.

Tot: 0.205s; Tpl: 0.015s; cc: 14; qc: 63; dbt: 0.0497s; 63; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.5mb