El Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday that is meant to honor and remember loved ones no longer on this earth. This important Mexican holiday has its roots in Aztec culture and is celebrated every 1st and 2nd of…
Over the Easter holidays the kids and I spent a fab few days visiting a friend who once played Thelma to my Louise. Or was it the other way around? In our mid-twenties we drove from Seattle to New Orleans, via Vegas, Grand Canyon and Mexico.
OK, so it’s the 5th of May. If you’re in the US, particularly California and the southwest, or (ahem) an American living abroad, you’ll probably be making a lot more of this holiday than even the Mexicans do.
Here in the UK, there is a tradition of ‘Fish Fridays’. I’ve often wondered where the practice originated and, after a bit of time on Google, discovered that there are (of course) conflicting theories.