Published On: Sat, Mar 4th, 2017

The road from San Miguel de Allende to Puebla: Undiminished anticipation and an unexpected oasis

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We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van.  In this story, Chuck describes the drive from San Miguel de Allende to Puebla, and the unexpected things they found in Puebla.

A fine mist began to fall in San Miguel de Allende on a cool November morning as we maneuvered our fully packed, big white van on a familiar cobblestone road in Los Labradores, up to the smiling guards we had come to know by name.  The gate was raised and through it we went, returning our protectors’ well wishes and hearty waves in kind.  Onto the highway, we turned east, to places we had never been.

We were six months into our Mexico road trip, with our initial experiences and adventures now behind us.  As a result of our relative success…

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The writer's wife with her two dogs at a Puebla restaurant. (PHOTO: Chuck Bolotin)

The writer’s wife with her two dogs at a Puebla restaurant. (PHOTO: Chuck Bolotin)




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