Only 20 miles away yet worlds apart from San Miguel de Allende, the Cañada de la Virgen archeological site is a marvel of pre-Hispanic culture. It demonstrates the architectural, technical, and astronomical excellence of the Toltecs who built and occupied the area between 540 and 1050 A.D.
San Miguel de Allende (SMA) has been on our must-see list for a while, and we finally made it to this picturesque city in central Mexico.
Greetings, dear friends, I know it has been a while since my last post. I was sidetracked by a very successful hip replacement and then the September 7 birth of my grandson Zachary Joseph Freiwald! Don and I are now in Israel. This won’t be a typical sightseeing tour, as we are going on aRead more
Ah Petra! Nicknamed the Rose City and one of the wonders of the world, Petra is a vast city carved into rock by the Nabateans, an ancient Arab civilization. Don and I had been to Petra in 2008 on a day trip, crossing from Eilat, Israel into Jordan. We’d had a less than wonderful visit:Read more
As if seeing all the animals wasn’t enough for one day, after lunch we left the crater and visited a Masai village. On the way, however, we were treated to this tree full of monkeys. At the village we were welcomed warmly and gathered to watch several traditional activities, such as this welcome dance in the videoRead more