Buena Vista Mexico

11 Jul

This week we ventured out of Covid quarantine to attend a small village art fair. The thirty minute drive landed us in Buena Vista (Good View) situated north on Laguna Bacalar. The town has mostly dirt roads and the first language is Mayan. Masks in place we wandered, sampled and shopped. Purchases included tamales, virgin piña coladas and a hammock for our dock! There is nothing like Mayan women selling their wares out of a beat up pots covered with a dish towel. There were kids playing, upbeat conjunto music and the opportunity to support local artists. The day couldn’t have gone better.

The largest sunflower I’ve ever seen.
The hammock is huge. Do come join me.
Hand made rugs and tortilla warmers.

DOS TORTAS

3 Responses to “Buena Vista Mexico”

  1. emilys72016 July 11, 2021 at 1:06 pm #

    Nice! I love things like this. Interestingly, my Spanish Central word of the day (email I get) today was girasol. I didn’t know that this was the word for sunflower. One wonders why it isn’t florasol?

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  2. rudeinnewyork July 11, 2021 at 8:28 pm #

    Go visit Maya Balam Pueblo some time ?

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