Some faithful readers may recall how, in my early days here, I described a certain type of expatriate as “Gringoland mice”? There are many of these: they live in a part of town full of high-rise buildings and American-style supermarkets and stores; they squeak in English in a country of Spanish; they mostly scurry around in cars just like in America; they socialize with other Americans at gringo mousehole hangouts like cafés and bars with English-speaking staff. 409 more words
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If there is a “typical” Mexican, perhaps a Mascogo fits the bill… after all, what’s more Mexican than being of African-indigenous-mestizo-gringo-refugee heritage?
Descended from the “black Seminoles” … a tribe descended from slaves who had fled the English colonies into Spanish Florida and intermarried, the “Black Seminoles” — while ostensibly “Indians” had maintained numerous African customs and folkways. 491 more words
Location, location, location with views of the river! Just off Ordonez Lasso near Joe’s Secret Garden Restaurant. Everything about this home is new including the furniture. 166 more words