Native indian dancing at the Day of the Dead festival photo

In past posts I've mentioned the Day of the Dead festival in Mexico. Its also held in other Latin countries as well. However in Mexico it's a really big thing. Even though it's more well known roots are Catholic, it has been traced back to indigenous origins as well which is probably why these guys are so enthusiastic  … Continue reading Native indian dancing at the Day of the Dead festival photo

The ruins of Taos Pueblo, New Mexico photo

The longest continuously inhabited place in the USA is Taos Pueblo. Someone has been living there for 1000 years and about 150 still call it home. Located about one km from the pretty little town of Taos it's also a world heritage site and a national heritage landmark. The day we were there the weather was perfect and … Continue reading The ruins of Taos Pueblo, New Mexico photo

Native Indian dancing at San Miguel Allende

For anyone looking to visit Mexico but is a bit unnerved by the bad press Mexico gets these days, they should go to San Miguel de Allende in the state of Guanajuato. Located 274 km form Mexico city, it's as western as it gets with its large population of foreign retirees, artists and writers, most of whom … Continue reading Native Indian dancing at San Miguel Allende