The night the dead walk among us... November 3rd 2008 Halloween is always tied for me (with Christmas) for favorite holiday of the year….well I really love Thanksgiving too…anyways, Halloween is only kind of celebrated in Mexico. The holiday here is called Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). We bought all the items to make our alter to our loved ones: Marigolds, candles, pan de muerto, sugar skulls and sheep, a cup of water, a plate of sal ... 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