First Shopping Experience and I'm Cooking! July 4th 2008 It is now day three and even though the thunder and lightening storms continue, we are giddy with our new life. Yesterday morning I met our first neighbor, though I have forgotten his name. I used my broken spanish to discover he worked on the casita that we live in and that he has visited Houston and San Antonio, but never to California.
Then Eleanor (our land-lady and rad Senora) took us in ... read more
North America » Mexico » Guanajuato » San Miguel de Allende The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
Living in a constant state of wanderlust, a 29 year old San Franciscan was looking to experience the world before settling into a suburban life. Along with her boyfriend Ronnie and their dog Byron, they traded in their life in the rat race to spend 6 months or more in a small town in colonial Mexico.
After 9 months in San Miguel de Allende, the trio then moved to the coastal town of Bucerias, near Puerto Vallarta, for an additional 4 months.
Upon living back in the US for over a year since their time in Mexico, and after Julie and Ronnie got married, there isn't a day that goes by that ... full info