Customs & Fiestas

Globos Flying

  The best ones soar thousands of feet and travel for many miles.

  Following the globo race, David and Dona introduced us to a traditional expatriate custom: Monday night tamales at the "Dirt Floor Restaurant". Once a week, a local family opens their door and sells an astounding quantity of delicious chicken, cheese or pineapple tamales for three pesos each (about 33 cents). Gringos swamp the place as soon as it opens, so plan on arriving early. (Fortune has also brought the “Dirt Floor Restaurant” a real tile and cement floor ( be continued....)

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