Dia de Las Gracias- Thanksgiving in Mexico November 29th 2008 It's my second year of having Thanksgiving away from my family. Last year I was in New Jersey with Ronnie's folks. This year, I am in the middle of Mexico. But to say that I was away from family doesn't feel right either. Last year I was with Ronnie's wonderful family who always treat me like one of their own. This year, I was with my new international family. The magic of the holiday and th ... 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