Mexican Independence

Wednesday was Mexican Independence. San Miguel de Allende started off the holiday with a fireworks display Tuesday night. I went over to our friends Kathy and Michael’s house where we had a nice view of the Parroquia in centro from the rooftop. The fireworks show was really something and we didn’t know it at the time, but there were a total six different fireworks displays all around town. Here are

Thunderstorm in SMA

We had the most amazing thunderstorm last night. There was lightning in every direction so I decided to go out and see if I couldn’t capture a few photos. This was the first time I’d ever tried to photograph lightning and I got a few decent shots before it started to pour down rain. The mountain range behind us was getting a tremendous amount of lightning so I focused in

Sunsets & Clouds

This is the rainy season in San Miguel de Allende. We get rain almost every late afternoon. When the clouds gather around the mountains it makes for some really pretty sunsets. Here are a few of my favorite photos of clouds and sunsets taken from our rooftop patio. Enjoy!

Beautiful Queretaro

While San Miguel de Allende is a beautiful colonial city, Queretaro is a very close second. It’s only an hour from SMA and has a beautiful colonial central area. Bill and I had to take the car in for service today and Queretaro has the closest dealership so while the car was being serviced we decided to stroll the downtown streets. It’s quite beautiful with parks, churches, restaurants and shops.

When in rains in San Miguel…

It pours. This video was from last weekend’s rain storm. I think it was somewhere near Hernandez Macias and De La Luz in centro. This poor taxicab driver didn’t realize how deep the water was and I’m sure was very sorry he attempted the crossing.

Perspective

It’s amazing to me that people complain about wearing a mask during this pandemic. Here’s a short video that might put things in perspective.