Monthly Archives: February 2014


I have this tree in the garden close to the restaurant and so many people ask me what kind of fruit it is. but really it not an edible fruit but it is what the Maya used to make their … Continue reading

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Valentines Day celebrations at The Pickled Onion

Valentines  night was a great success…… Last year I hired a local group of Trovadores , from the village, to come and play… it was so well received that I decided to do it again this year. Again the guests … Continue reading

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Adorable Doll Maya dresses

Would,nt this be what every little girl would want?  Adorable handmade huipiles for dolls make great gifts for that little girl in your life The dresses are made in a nearby pueblo, some hand stitched  and some by machine . … Continue reading

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Caimito and Zapote fruits of the tropics

The tree of the Caimito ,or its latin name Chrysophyllum cainito, is  a fruit which bears  no resemblance to any other. These fruits are found mostly in Latin American countries of course Mexcio being one of them. The rich colours  and … Continue reading

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Internet connection

Because of more than one  comment made on that there was no Wi Fi in the rooms ( although we do  have stated that it is in the public areas)It prompted me to  write a little about how difficult … Continue reading

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