(November 25 – written by Dave) Our time in La Paz is flying by with days filled with 3 hours of immersion Spanish class and mucho Spanish study. Nancy has always been a great student and not too bad of task master. Me, well, I got by. Now that we are working together, my only … Continue reading Life in La Paz
(November 12 – written by Dave) One week of Spanish class done – and it seems to be sticking a little. There are times when I look at a word, say it 20 times, cover it up, say it 20 more times, feel good about it and not 3 minutes later I can’t remember even … Continue reading Mexico, La Paz and other random musings
(November 5 – written by Dave) Today marks a week since we arrived in La Paz. We are getting settled in our apartment, finding nearby grocery stores, coffee shops and laundromats – all those things that are necessary to make life comfortable when you are in one spot for more than a couple of days. … Continue reading Impressions of La Paz
(November 1 – written by Dave) Today is the first day of Day of the Dead holiday. This is not “Mexican Halloween” (yeah, I had no clue either). Both holidays have pagan origins. Both use the same symbolic colours - orange and black – along with purple now. And the dead, or death, plays a … Continue reading Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) – It’s not Halloween!