Monthly Archives: November 2011

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

In the US I am not a HUGE fan of Halloween.  I am really not all that creative so I don’t like figuring out what to wear and dressing up.  Here in Mexico, Halloween is becoming more popular with the … Continue reading

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PanAmerican Games in Guadalajara

Guadalajara hosted the 16th Pan American Games in October. These games are second only to the Olympics in attendance.  Over 40 countries from all over the Americas will participate in over 36 sports. The games have over 12,000 volunteers including … Continue reading

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El Grito…Mexican Independence

September 16 is Mexican Independence day and probably the biggest celebration in Mexico besides Christmas and dia de los muertos.  What I didn’t know though was that it started the day before with El Grito which is the call for … Continue reading

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My first Boda (Wedding)

I was lucky enough to attend my counterpart´s wedding in September.  This was my first wedding here in Mexico but not my first “Mexcian” wedding if that makes sense.  I have attended Mexican weddings in the US but I was interested … Continue reading

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