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Flamenco!

Last Saturday we went to the Angela Peralta theater for Romance de Tablao, a flamenco performance by Compañia Profesional Miura Expresión Flamenca, a Méxican dance company. This was our first visit to the theater, and it almost wasn’t.  Paul had gone into the ticket office and inquired about tickets a couple of days before, and was told that they were sold out.  Lucky for us, our friends also inquired – the same morning – and were able to get tickets...

Magical December evening…

It was a magical night last night.  Friends came over…they brought quiche, we made salad and bought crusty bread and wine.  Laughing, good food, interesting conversation…made for an excellent evening. Then, after dinner and coffee we ambled over to the malecon for the free outdoor concert –  Mariachi Vargas with mariachi band Continental and the Mazatlán Symphony Orchestra. We got there after it had already started so the several hundred seats were filled, but we stood on the malecon with...

A Quick Trip to D.F.

Paul and I just got back from a quick trip to México City. (Distrito Federal or D.F.) We had a blast. Our son and his wife live in the Condesa area, a very cool area populated mostly by hip young people. There are two huge parks in the area, Parque México and Parque España. Of course, with these wonderful parks nearby the area attracts people with dogs. It’s a wonderful place to walk the dogs or even get them trained...

Te Amo Beisbol

Last night we went to the baseball game here in Mazatlan. The Mazatlan Venados (Deer) vs. the Guasave Algodons (Cottons). It was our first baseball game in Mazatlan, and as lifelong baseball fans, a city with a team was an important criteria for us when we were selecting our new home. We went to the game with a couple we just met – taking a pulmonia both ways so we didn’t have to battle the stadium traffic. The game was...

An unexpected treat

  Image courtesy www.lostandfoundinmexico.com I had an email a week or so ago from Caren Cross. She said she was enjoying our blog and thought we might be interested in her documentary about living in San Miguel. I clicked on the link and then purchased the DVD. What a treat it is! Paul and I could really identify with the sentiments most ex-pats expressed, and were swept up in the amazing atmosphere of Mexico she portrayed. The film is called...