Tag archive for ‘Joseph Toone’
By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022

Parades – Power of the People

Parades and processions are making a comeback in San Miguel de Allende following the virus years.  Like all living organisms, each have their own personalities and no two are exactly the same.  More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, June 5th, 2022

Then on Now?

Often on tours or the lecture circuit folks ask “When was it better – when the indigenous ruled or after the Spanish conquest?” That’s a loaded question if only because there is no More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

Money, Charity, and Gender Via Ex-pats

Why foreigners first came to town is vastly different than why we do now.  As is the foreign community’s impact on the economy, charities, and women. Earlier expats came to San Miguel de Allende because More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, May 21st, 2022

Valle de Maiz Fiesta Tour

Each year the month-long festival of the cross ends in the neighborhood of Valle de Maiz with a big bang.  The cast of characters featured in the Valle de Maiz tour includes: The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, May 19th, 2022

Understanding Holy Week

With the approach of the Easter-related activities that draw tourists from around the world wouldn’t it be grand to understand even more when viewing a procession? Join San Miguel de Allende’s bestselling More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

But When, Exactly?

When something is going to happen has had a resurgence in interest this month as the celebration of Lord of the Conquest reintroduced San Miguel de Allende to large, faith-based events. The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, March 13th, 2022

San Miguel – Where Religion Always Rules

The physical signs of the Roman Catholic faith pervade San Miguel de Allende and our environs.  Inquisition/Colonial Era churches, neighborhood chapels, wayside shrines and mountaintop More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, March 12th, 2022

Kudos to Foreigner-Run Charities!

Before the virus changed all, a new law required foreigner-run NGOs (Non-Government Organization, or sometimes called a charity) to stop running businesses in fields unrelated to their mission. A perspective More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, March 12th, 2022

Concert for Joy, Laughter, and Pooches

On Saturday, March 12, at 7 PM enjoy a free concert by Sedena in front of the Oratorio (map on HistoryAndCultureWalkingTours.com).  The celebration is for the 400th anniversary of the canonization (becoming More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, March 1st, 2022

Once a thriving silver mining town, Guanajuato is now a huge draw for tourists and expats (Watch Video)

Once a thriving silver mining town, Guanajuato is now a huge draw for tourists and expats. It’s a gorgeous city located on the steep slope of a ravine, with a name meaning “Place of the Frogs.” Walking More...