Tag Archives: San Miguel de Allende

Weekly Photo Challenge: YELLOW

What’s yellow? Mexico is yellow! So many things that were beautiful, eye-catching, interesting, different about San Miguel de Allende, a colonial city in central Mexico, happened to be yellow. Here are some. Our casita on Calle 28 de abril was always cheerful … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Textured

“If you roughly distinguish between nature and civilization, decay could be seen as nature (re-)claiming its reign. I am always delighted with finding traces of ‘the tooth of time’ in an urban setting (or on an abandoned army airfield) because … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ENTRANCE

An idyllic winter refuge against New England’s snow and ice: this is the casita which we rented for a month in San Miguel de Allende, a charming colonial city in the highlands north of Mexico City. It’s the kind of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Worn

A very congenial theme! Looking through my photo archives, how many things worn have appealed to me — walls, rocks, days, doors, faces — Here’s the first one, a wall in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: RED

In Mexico, it’s ROJO — Here in San Miguel de Allende, a colonial city in the mountains of Central Mexico, even the crumbling fragments of walls are beautiful in any language:

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Abstracts for the Abstracted (1)—

Mostly people think of modern art when they hear the word “abstract” — But “abstracted” can have other meanings, such as: Separated or disconnected; withdrawn; removed; apart; Separated from matter; abstract; ideal; Abstract; abstruse; difficult; Inattentive to surrounding objects; absent … Continue reading

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Eye Candy # 12

In a churchyard in San Miguel de Allende, in the heart of downtown:

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RX for Winter: Eye Candy #8

Behind these doors in San Miguel de Allende are baked some of the most delicious (if sweetest and stickiest) pastries in the Southern Hemisphere — but the front of the doors are equally delicious to the eyes: Only drawback is … Continue reading

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RX for Winter: Eye Candy #5

The incredible crumbling walls and textures and colors of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico:

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