Memorial Day in Mexico: Time to Reflect

Memorial Day in Mexico, like everywhere, makes one think.
Memorial Day in Mexico is a time to be pensive.

Memorial Day in Mexico City Pantheon

Today, the Mexico City National Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. There, US soldiers from the 1847 invasion are buried. The government of Mexico commemorates those fallen, despite having lost the war and half their territory to the US. Continue reading “Memorial Day in Mexico: Time to Reflect”

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Mid Winter Anniversary of Mexican American Relations

Mid winter anniversary of the Treaty of Guadalupe
Mid winter anniversary of the first US Mexican boundary marker

Yesterday, Feb 2, was interesting for three reasons.

Mid Winter Anniversary of Groundhog Predictions

First, Punxsutawney Phil in Pennsylvania saw his shadow. Now you have six more weeks of winter. What better place to spend that than down here in Mexico, healing on holiday? Continue reading “Mid Winter Anniversary of Mexican American Relations”

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On Armistice Day, Visit for Peace, too

The 1st Armistice Day: guys facing war welcome its end.
Soldiers celebrate Armistice Day, ending World War I

Happy Armistice Day (aka Veterans Day)! On this day, nearly a century ago, the main European nations gave up trying to defeat each other with their armies. They took a break, rested up, and got ready for the second half of their contest — World War II. Today, we all can foster peace with our travel — medical, dental, or a fun vacation. Continue reading “On Armistice Day, Visit for Peace, too”

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