December 2003 Dear Our very best regards from this far away Chile. Congratulation for your wedding anniversary. As you say years seem to be fly by. Saludos
Excerpt from my book Expat Alien. This would have been in the mid to late 1960’s: Taxco was a small tourist city built on the side of a mountain. Besides having a few interesting churches, it was mainly known for its silver and had shop after shop of silver jewelry. We would go there forContinue reading “Taxco, Mexico”
Panoramico de la Playa de Caletilla en Acapulco, Gro., Mexico circa 1965 Here I am enjoying Acapulco pool-side.
January, 1966 I miss you and wish you were here. Love
This is a Panagra, Jet Sky Postcard from the 1960’s. Below is a shot of the obelisk I took when I was there in 2019.
Imposing ancient Pyramid of the Sun, Almost seven hundred feet at the base, rises to a height of over two hundred feet. This postcard is from the 1960’s. It looks much different today with a lot more excavations. I climbed this several times. Below a friend of mine is climbing it in the late 1970’s.
April 1966 The conference in Maracay is over and I think was very interesting. I will tell you about it when I return to Mexico about the 9th of May. Hopefully I will find a little time to spend in the county-side before then. Saludos
May, 1965 I rode on a little airplane this morning from Vicosa to Belo Horizonte. It was cloudy so we had to fly up the valleys and avoid the mountains. This afternoon have enjoyed the beach and window shopping. I am not going to Montevideo but instead will go directly to Buenos Aires tomorrow afternoon.Continue reading “Rio de Janeiro, Brazil”
Postcard from the 1968 Olympics, Mexico City. We were living there at the time and I had a month off from school because they were encouraging people to leave town to ease the congestion.
The postcard says, View of Lake Atitlan, a great tourist attraction. Land of Eternal Spring. Here I am at Lake Atitlan, about 1967. The lake is actually a collapsed volcanic cone.