Category Archives: TRAVEL

Two Days in Vermont

IT TOOK ME A WHILE to get this blog post up, mainly because I’ve been annoyed at myself for all the images I did not capture on a recent two-day trip to Vermont. Where are the ├╝ber-charming farmhouses with their … Continue reading

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Last Look at San Miguel

AS IF TO MAKE SURE I would leave San Miguel de Allende thoroughly in love with the place — as if to hammer home the point that it is spectacularly deserving of its perennial spot among the top few on … Continue reading

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San Miguel de Allende: Nothing Not to Like

MY TWO-WEEK VISIT TO THE MEXICAN FANTASY-VILLAGE of San Miguel de Allende is coming to an end. I have only good things to say, except in one regard: the drinking water. It’s true what they say: don’t drink it. And … Continue reading

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Textures of Mexico, Seen in San Miguel

MY TIME IN SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE IS FLEETING BY and I have nothing to complain about. Certainly not the weather, balmy compared to New York’s (though my white pants and tank tops remain in the closet). After ten days … Continue reading

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Finding My Rhythm in San Miguel

DOWN JACKET. Thick wooly socks. Cashmere and corduroy. Hat, gloves. If you’re thinking of coming to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, in mid-winter, put those on your list. They’re on my list for next time — and the good news … Continue reading

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San Miguel, Meet My Expectations

I’M IN FABLED SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, waiting for the magic to happen. This central Mexico town of 80,000, made wealthy half a millennium ago as a way-station between the silver mines to the north and the capital 200 miles … Continue reading

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Savannah State of Mind

I’M HALF HOME in Brooklyn; my other half is still down south somewhere. Coming home from a vacation, even one of six days, always makes me wish I appreciated being away even more when I had the chance. Certain patterns … Continue reading

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