La Casa Azul – Frida Kahlo Museum

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.

Adventures in the Wild Places of Mexico: Comanja de Corona

We were invited to tag along with some friends on a day trip into the Sierra de Lobos, a mountain range that is adjacent to Leon and extends north into Jalisco. That spontaneous invitation also included another set of friends who were happy to get out of the city for the day. Within minutes ofContinue reading “Adventures in the Wild Places of Mexico: Comanja de Corona”

Shopping Adventures in Tonala

One of my favorite places to shop in Mexico is Tonala. It is well known for its blown glass and metal sculptures…and for its Sunday market! Tonala is a small suburb on the east side of Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco, approximately a 2-hour drive from Leon. The Sunday market in Tonala is aContinue reading “Shopping Adventures in Tonala”

Festival Internacional del Globo in Leon, Guanajuato

A huge, international festival occurs in Leon, Guanajuato every year – Festival del Globo. Bold colors and imaginative shapes create a spectacular show against the backdrop of the mountains surrounding Leon.