ON THE WAY TO THE GRAVEYARD

Mexico never passes up a chance to make a buck. On the road heading into the graveyard there were vendors of all sorts. These sweethearts selling fake flowers and my sweet vender gal from the Tiangis, the Tuesday market was there with her flowers: Always a chance to feed people if there is a crowd, […]

OFFRENDAS Altars for Day of the Dead in San Miguel

The night before the Day of the dead is an amazing time to walk in San Miguel.  Thousands of folks head to the Jardin to view the Offrendas honoring and remembering those who have passed.  The scene was filled with creatures from the dead. Altars surrounded the square and even entry ways to the Parrochia […]

ALL HALLOW’S EVE SAN MIGUEL 2013

Halloween is for the children and seems to last through All Saints day at least and I recall being trick or treated even on the Day of the Dead. There are no happy princesses, cute punkins, charming dogs. It’s all darkness.  Of Pirates there are plenty and that’s about the most benign of the forces […]