Diego Rivera’s Museo Anahuacalli is an impressive display of Pre-Hispanic sculptures collected by Diego Rivera.
As I write this, my family and I are enjoying a beautiful Mexican Independence Day celebration at home, away from any crowded places. With the pandemic still raging on, we continue to take precautions and limit our exposure to others as much as possible. So in light of our reduced ability to go out andContinue reading “Viva Mexico! Three important observations about Mexican Independence Day, September 16th.”
Museo Frida Kahlo, Casa Azul, the Blue House, Frida Kahlo Museum – all of these describe one of the most popular museums in Mexico, found in Coyoacán, a suburb of Mexico City.
A local farm that we receive weekly deliveries from, Shambhala #shambhalaorganico, just advertised dragon fruit in their weekly list of available products. We have tried dragon fruit that I purchased from the local HEB grocery store, but we didn’t like it. The flesh was white with tiny seeds like kiwi but not very flavorful. WeContinue reading “Retrying a new fruit – dragon fruit/pitahaya”
A family adventure in the upper Amazon at the Huasquila Amazon Lodge is one of the most memorable trips of my life.
The Monarch Butterfly Reserves in Michoacan state in Mexico are amazing places to visit.
Morelia is a charming little city in the Mexican state of Michoacan, close to the forests of the Monarch Butterfly reserves.
A short, one-and-a-half hour drive from León through the Sierra de Lobos mountain range will take you to El Cóporo, an archaeological site of pre-Hispanic Mexico. This site is a mess of structures scattered all over the mountain that juts up above the small town of Ibarra in Ocampo. A bus will carry you fromContinue reading “El Cóporo, a hike through Pre-Hispanic Mexico in the Sierra de Lobos”
I have returned to Zona Piel several times since my first blog post about the shopping area and I have learned so much more that I want to share.
After living in León for over a year, we decided to get on a plane and travel to Quito, Ecuador to visit a friend. Our first day in Quito was extremely exciting! Not only are we on a new continent, we are also in the southern hemisphere for the first time. Our kids are thrilledContinue reading “An Adventure in Quito, Ecuador”