The road taken

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The Road Taken

Good Match

The perfect match: Nature and Wanderlust.
The perfect match: Nature and Wanderlust.

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A Good Match

Solitude

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Solitude

Relax

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Relax

Tiny

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Tiny

Short stories, complete new worlds packed into tiny containers

Recently EbookFriendly published this wonderful infographic as a reminder that “short stories may turn out to be the most effective tool of a revival of reading.” And gave six reasons to start reading a short story right now:

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Amazing and Rare: Festivities in San Miguel de Allende

By Nora Vasconcelos

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Weekends in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, are extraordinary. This colorful city, located in the State of Guanajuato, has achieved international recognition thanks to its beautiful architecture and quiet life that inspires artists from all around the world and gives a peaceful haven to foreign retirees who have made of this place their home away from home.

But when Saturdays and Sundays come, many visitors come along to join the creative and entertaining spirit that floods the city in a way that is not easy to find anywhere else.

This unique place is also a very demanded venue for weddings, so national and international couples who have fallen in love with San Miguel, book months (many months) in advance a place for their ceremony which, unlike any others, some times includes the religious ceremony at the magnificent San Miguel de Allende Parish, as well as a vibrant display of arts, crafts and traditions.

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With not many people expecting it, a local band starts playing music, and two very tall dolls, depicting the bride and the groom, appear in the main plaza, causing the surprise and admiration of everybody around.

Then, the two figures approach the Parish dancing in a way that make easy for the people watching understand the story they want to tell with their dances.

Discretely, they look at each other before entering the atrium of the church, like stealing a mischievous glance that shows the loving complicity of the couple.

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Then, they dance all their way to the main entrance , facing the public that stands at each side of the atrium with amazement and enjoyment.

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Before the enter the parish, the couple give one last glance to their audience, taking care of not facing each other.

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Minutes later, when some more dances have taken place, the happy newly weds finally get together, face to face, to start their new life as husband and wife, with all the cheers of the people who have enjoy a unique event, right before the “big event”, that is the actual wedding.

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A relaxing and fun afternoon

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Fun!

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Curves in the City

By Nora Vasconcelos

The world looking at us.
The world looking at us.

Mexico city is a place where street art has found an immense canvas. Very often, people who live here, as well as tourists, get surprise with unexpected pieces that bring a nice variation to the everyday routine.

This time, an art installation known as Ball Parade can be observed along a business and touristic corridor of the Mexican capital. It presents a series of football balls with innovative designs, some of the used to promote peace, a better world for the children, and some others to honor the history of famous Mexican teams and players.

The exhibition comes in a fantastic time when it’s all about football in two continents, with the Copa America and the Euro Cup being played at the same time in the USA and France.

The curvy art pieces will remain along Reforma avenue until July 23rd, after that it will travel around Mexico, and, probably, abroad.

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