Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Hotel Margaritas, Sahuayo

Last year, when we went to Sahuayo for our first Tlahualiles parade, we stayed at a large hotel near the highway that runs through Sahuayo, Michocan, Mexico.  It was fine, but was located four or five long blocks from the … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Sahuayo, part 3….How they’re getting ready in Sahuayo

While I’m here in Jocotepec making my list of things to bring for our three days in Sahuayo, the folks there are beginning their last week scramble to get things ready for the big day [Monday, 25 July].  When we … Continue reading

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Preparing for Sahuayo, part 2, the ‘boy saint’

Sahuayo, Michoacan, Mexico, is a city of about 62,000 persons, known primarily for four things:  [1] the Tlahualilies, about whom you read a little in my previous post; [2] carnitas, braised or roasted pork, which is often combined with things like … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Sahuayo

A couple of weeks from now, three of my friends and I are headed southeast, around Lake Chapala, to the city of Sahuayo de Morelos in the state of Michoacan, Mexico.  Why?, you ask.  Because it’s the patronales fiesta in … Continue reading

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Items I like better in Mexico

A few posts back, I wrote about things I would miss about Mexico if/when I left, and I’ve also written about the thing I miss the most from the USA.  Today, I was reading a forum which is directed toward expats in … Continue reading

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I’m in it to win it!!!!

I’ve enjoyed watching “American Idol” for many seasons, but I’ve recently lost interest in it because of all the preteen girls who vote for the most undeserving singers.  If you’re not a cute male singer, then you’re not gonna make it, … Continue reading

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