Tag Archives: Ruta Puuc

Papagayos /kite flying

Kite flying Papagayos translated really means parrot according to the Collins Spanish/English dictionary so I dont really know how this word was adopted for kite flying . Kite translated into spanish is cometa. So again I really dont know where Papagayos … Continue reading

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Canadians enjoy the dance of the pigs head

Canadians enjoy the dance of the pigs head . Again at  this time of  year, as always, in Santa Elena the baile de cabeza de cochinita is a must to see.  As well as the burning of the bull( not a real bull … Continue reading

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Santa Elena,s Annual tradition

Santa Elena,s annual tradition continues its two weeks of festivals for San Mateo the patron saint of Santa Elena . Yesterday was held another of the well-known traditions dating from who knows actually when… but I am in the process of … Continue reading

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Re cycled clothes

Awhile ago I had visitors from England that had booked their few days to stay with me . They wrote me before coming and asking if they could bring with them a few clothes for the poorer people in the … Continue reading

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Our Lady Guadalupe

As every year the day of Guadalulpe is a very well celebrated day in Mexico as she is the patron saint of this country. They say this year it was celebrated more than ususal . Could it be because of … Continue reading

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Hat Maker

Hat Making A couple of years ago I went to the town of Becal to see the famous hat makers at work. They are renowned for the best sombreros in the Yucatán  It was truly an art ! I was … Continue reading

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Back in time

Sometimes we have to go back in our lives  to see where we have been so that we know where we are going. I did just that yesterday ,looking at photos of when The Pickled Onion was taking form. Wow, … Continue reading

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Amazing lunches

Amazing lunches We have been having some rather amazing lunches prepared for the staff and myself during the July and August holidays. Food prepared from recipes from all over the world. One day we had home made pizzas, another day … Continue reading

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Yucatan.s traditional dress and its progression

The evolutionary history of the typical dress of the Yucatan There have been many influences, including Arabic, over the passing years that have created the many changes of the typical Yucatan dress of the women and also of men. The … Continue reading

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Friends come and go but real friends stay!

Today is the celebration of my friend’s birthday.  How we met, is quite by accident… Or as we say nothing is coincidental . After selling my floral business I decided to travel , being a little lost with no work to … Continue reading

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