Even blurry photos are worth a thousand words…

Spain’s Camino de Santiago Compostela is a world famous pilgrimage. People from all over walk for hundreds of kilometers to renew their spiritual energy. And in Mexico, we have a similar tradition – the annual pilgrimage from every Mexican village, town and city, to one of the churches dedicated to the patron saint of MexicoContinue reading “Even blurry photos are worth a thousand words…”

La Virgen de Guadalupe

  In Mexico, many holidays are celebrated the night before the actual feast day. For example, the Independence of Mexico on September 16th is celebrated on the night of the 15th. Family fiestas to commemorate Christmas are held on Christmas Eve – a lot of people stay up until dawn – and then sleep most ofContinue reading “La Virgen de Guadalupe”

¿Quien sabe? – Who knows?

Jorge and our “altar de muertos” – his mother taught us to observe this tradition Did you see the movie Coco when it was released in 2017? If so, you’ll remember that the story begins on November 1st, the night when the dead are supposedly able to visit the families they left behind.  All theyContinue reading “¿Quien sabe? – Who knows?”