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La Casa de Pastel  

La Casa de Pastel

Puerto Progreso, Meeting the Family

April 7th 2009
This morning I took a taxi to the bus station, then had a 30 minute bus ride to Puerto Progresso and took another taxi to the city's famous "casa de pastel" or "cake house." I didn't know what to expect the cake house to be - was it an old bakery? No, it was a big white house on the beach that looked like a three layered cake! Family friends of my boyfriend, Rita, Adonai, and their whole family ... read more
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Mexican Flag 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
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