Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Open Museum

Monday is not a good day for tourist attractions in Mexico.  The typical operating days for museums and other sites are Tuesday through Sunday. However, we read in Lonely Planet about a shop with over 500 masks.  Since Scott and … Continue reading

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Anthropology Museum

On Sunday morning we woke up early and met for an eight o’clock breakfast at one of the hotel’s two restaurants.  By a little after nine we were flagging down a taxi for a ride to the Museo Nacional de … Continue reading

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Pasteieria La Ideal

We were walking down the street and I was off looking at something that caught my attention.  When I caught up with Scott he said, “You got to see this bakery.  It is unbelievable.”  I am thinking: bakery and unbelievable.  … Continue reading

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A Boring Blog — Mexico City

After reading what I have written to date on Mexico City I decided to end this painful writing and even more painful reading.  Thinking back on it, Mexico City just didn’t do anything for me except the two museums we … Continue reading

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Butterflies

We left San Miguel with one final stop on the way out of town at the mall.  Scott wanted to exchange the new camera he bought last night for a different camera.  (The reason he needed a new camera was … Continue reading

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The Budget Breaker

We are now in San Miguel de Allende.  It is everything you have ever read or heard.  Like Guanajuato it also is an UNESCO World Heritage site and a wonderful place to wander, eat, drink and be merry. Before I … Continue reading

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Panama Hat

I left on this trip without my Panama hat.  It was looking tired, used, and just didn’t have its orginal suave sophisticated look.  This hat was one of my best purchases in Ecuador a couple years back.  This soon to … Continue reading

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Mummies

Never call me unsophisticated.  Here we are in an UNESCO World Heritage site that Lonely Planet devotes three pages to attractions and Scott and I have to visit the Museo De Las Momias. Quoting from Lonely Planet:  “This famous museum … Continue reading

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Tunnels of Darkness

We woke up to the bells of the church across the square.  Our tired legs from yesterday’s hike to the Sink Hole carried us up and down stairs to the hotel’s restaurant.  Being it was Sunday the hotel was severing … Continue reading

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Take the Horse

Finding the Last Hike to Hell is a story in itself.  However, I am going to skip the Finding and start with the trip. We committed ourselves to a hike to a large sink hole, Sotano del Barro, where at … Continue reading

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