Waking to warm scented breezes and birdsong.... February 5th 2014 We arrived at the house we've rented for a few days by taxi in the dark, around 6:30am...the driver had a hard time finding the tiny street. The housekeeper hadn't arrived yet to let us in, so we watched the dawn arrive and were greeted by several hummingbirds who appear to hang out around the front door.
After the housekeeper arrived and gave us a quick tour, we climbed into bed and sl ... read more
North America » Mexico » Jalisco » Guadalajara 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
I was a primary teacher in a K-12 alternative school. In 2006, I took a leave for four months, travelling through Central America. I visited schools and studied Spanish along with being a tourist. My class followed my travels through this blog. I have continued to use this blog to keep friends, family and my students connected to my travels, recently in Mexico and now Kenya!
I am now retired and my husband and I hope to do even more traveling! I am volunteering in an after-school program on the Indian reservation where we live and at the local art museu... full info