Every Tuesday here in San Miguel there is a flea market on the hill above town. I never miss it, although it can be a somewhat expensive hobby. I wish I could play the sound track it is astounding! The noise, the hawkers, the blaring music of the vendors of cds, the repeated shouts of [...]
Christmas is celebrated for a long time here in Mexico. The final day is when the 3 kings come on January 6. This afternoon I found a couple of young kings with piercings, very kinky! The day before and way way into the night there is a huge market where clothes and toys and king [...]
One of my favorite shops on the road to dolores Hidalgo, where I found the cabinet I posted the other day, has this as their billboard! there are a few more painted trucks there as well making the place UNMISTAKABLE!!!!
It does make it easy to find this place on the road to Dolores Hidalgo. Look for the truck. stop and see some cool stuff!
Dolores is the center for pottery making… the whole town is lousy with it! I love stopping at this crazy shop on the road called Mexico Linda. I had major lust for this cabinet… however it was 2000 pesos… $160 and I am not sure where I would put it… I came back on the [...]
Since san miguel is named after Saint Michael the archangel you might imagine angels are quite popular here! I took this picture in the artisans market just before valentines day thinking my beautiful niece Cydney might want some!
One of my favorite events here in San Miguel de Allende is the tuesday market… a huge flea market that has a lot of everything. piles of clothes from the states for a dollar, fish frying, the best gorditas on earth, junk (called “yonke” on the car junk yards), plastic buckets, metal pans for frying [...]