We have a lot of events in Puerto Peñasco, most are colorful and fun. But there are several that seem to project the true culture of this great and historic country and people more than others. This year’s Tequila Fest was one of those. Maybe it was the location, maybe it was the way they laid it out, maybe it was the décor, and most likely it was the traditional folkloric performances by the dancers, singers and musicians that continued through the night showering the attendees, including many ex-patriots with color and sounds of the “real” Mexico we all came here to experience.
On a hot summer morning, a small-framed 11 year old boy crosses the border bridge from Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico into Brownsville, Texas, a long walk, even longer in the hot sun, but a walk the child had made routinely, daily—indeed, everyday of the week, every week of the year, every year since he was five […]