Wow, we’ve had some major craziness in our lives (good craziness), so I’ve realized that we are really going to be light in our official sit-down homeschooling this year! 210 palabras más
Etiquetas » 16 De Septiembre
It is Independence Day in Mexico today. 205 years have passed since the start of the armed conflict which eventually succeeded in expelling the Spaniards from what was the Viceroyalty of New Spain (Nueva España), allowing Mexico, as an independent nation, to be born. 441 palabras más
Mexico has a minimum wage of around 69 pesos a day ($4.50 US), the lowest in Latin America and one that affects millions of people in the country who must juggle to cover basic needs like food and transport. 708 palabras más
When we tell people we were headed north from San Cristobal, the usual assumption was that our destination was Palenque.
Whilst true that we would eventually head there, it wasn’t to be before we stopped by the town that sits roughly half way in between the two, Ocosingo. 445 palabras más
Yesterday was Mexico’s Independence day and I got a bit nostalgic at childhood memories of amazing fireworks and festive crowds. I remember being awed by the beauty of the fireworks, all the sounds, feeling deeply happy to be in a crowd celebrating con orgullo, echandole ganas in joining everyone else al grito Mexicano. 30 palabras más