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From North of Sixty to Zero: Our Yukon Friends Visit the Middle of the World

We had the pleasure of meeting up with more Yukoners on our travels. In April, our dear friends Rob and Edie came to Ecuador on the trip of a lifetime. First, we met them in Quito, and had a few … Continue reading

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The Best Little Country in the World

[A joint post by Joe and Lori] Back in Ecuador Joe and Lori are back in Ecuador. In Cotacachi. Much like last year, we are using it as our Ecuadorian home base, and have reconnected with friends Juan Carlos, Eddie, … Continue reading

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Hasta Luego, Until We Meet Again

As we prepare to leave San Miguel de Allende, we are reminded of that old campfire song: “Make new friends but keep the old, one is silver and the other gold.” Our time here has been graced with new friends … Continue reading

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Love Bug Heaven

Growing up in the seventies I (Lori) was a big fan of the Love Bug movies. Imagine my delight when, arriving in San Miguel de Allende, I saw old Volkswagen Beetle cars everywhere! Not just one or two, but dozens and … Continue reading

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Doors of San Miguel de Allende

“There are so many doors to open. I am impatient to begin.” (Daniel Keyes)   “The doors will be open to those who are bold enough to knock.” (Tony Gaskins) “Be an opener of doors.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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A Floral Affair

We moved into our new apartment on the 1st day of the Flower Fair of La Candelaria. So, lucky for us, the park at the end of our street has been transformed by hundreds of flower vendors into a floral … Continue reading

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Christmas in San Miguel de Allende

From poinsettias to posadas to piñatas, the holidays in San Miguel are beautiful and poignant. We have had a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s. Wishing all our friends and family a very Happy New Year. Feliz Año Nuevo!

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