Saturday we roamed around El Peñon and San Juan Atezcapan in Central Mexico. It was a lovely day with the usual afternoon rain. We saw lots of Leopard frogs, cattle, sheep and wildflowers. We even saw two cute local kids out picking mushrooms. The rainy season is the perfect time to explore the Mexican countryside.… Continue reading Frogs, Deer, Mushrooms and Buttercups. Saturday Afternoon in Mexico.
The rainy season lasts for 6 months here in Central Mexico and during that time everything is lush and green and covered with orchids and moss. This is makes for some amazing photos from the countryside. It is our favorite time to be out hiking the fields and dirt roads in small towns all within… Continue reading Rainy Season in Central Mexico
Here in central Mexico the trees are full of orchids. Indigenous folk hike the woods to collect them and sell them in the market and around town. We hike the woods a lot and spot many varieties high in the trees above us. Collecting them has become a hobby and we have had 25-30 different… Continue reading Wild Orchids
Walking the back roads of Mexico. Here are a few lovely images from this weeks walking along the dirt and cobblestone streets of Mexico’s small towns.
Abundance was the theme of an afternoon walk this week. July in Central Mexico is full of fruit and flowers and insects. It is the rainy season and vegetation really takes off in mid-July. It seemed everywhere we looked trees were heavy with avocados and peaches and apples. Every flowering plant was in bloom and… Continue reading Abundance in Central Mexico
An amazing view of the mountains and lake provide inspiration for work today as I am making a few new collages. Here are a few past collages that are in my Etsy shop (you can see more here)
I frequently see individuals out cleaning the streets. Especially after market day. They are usually older folks with a broom and a wheelbarrow. They work for the city to keep the parks and streets free of trash. I often see them using homemade brooms which I find absolutely charming and nostalgic. Small observations.