Above, “Volver, Volver” in La Clave Azul
Leaving Guanajuato City, you always know you want to return, as in the chorus of that classic ranchera.
This assortment of images is as jumbled as the colorful houses climbing up the mountains surrounding the city or the sounds emanating from musicians stationed along her streets.
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Above, a pistachio and berry chocolate tarte and a strawberry tarte from La Vie en Rose
I thought that love was just a word | They sang about in songs I heard | It took your kisses to reveal | That I was wrong, and love is real. | Hold me close and hold me fast | The magic spell you cast | This is la vie en rose.English translation of Edith Piaf’s “La Vie en Rose”
Ah, finally rediscovering the boulevardier-type pleasure of entering a restaurant on a daily basis and ordering from a menu versus all that pent-up time of cooking at home during the past year or so. This blog will be taking you to numerous dining establishments in Guanajuato over the next week to help ignite your wanderlust. Two French ones come first because we are hoping to head to France in about ten days and don’t want you to tire of reading about French food.
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These images of fireworks are not remarkable in any way, except… they mark such a welcome dramatic change from the isolation of a year ago. Plus, H-E-B and the Austin Symphony were kind enough to bring the celebration within easy walking distance of our home in Austin.
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