Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday 19th December 2016..the weekend!!

I spent Saturday taking these two lovely hiking ladies to the glorious Pueblo Magical town of Bernal about a 90 minute drive away!!

Depending on which Google source you read it is or could be the third largest Monolith in the world...no matter it is still a magical and magnificent site!!
You can climb to the ledge on the right and it is a difficult up hill climb that I have climbed twice and attempted twice and not made it so I was happy to say that today I did climb, maybe it was the incentive of keeping up with the two athletic and powerful women...Margie and Aly set a good pace!!!!
this is a close up of where we hiked...
Loved this devoted Father and his son!!!!    and of course the view behind them!!
Back after the hike the center of the little town is vibrant and full of tourists.....and you can see I am totally Mexican including the siesta!!!

I really like this shot....
It was a good afternoon and we finished up in the main Jardin back in San Miguel and the Community church choir were singing Christmas Carols in the bandstand and would you believe they invited us up to come and sing with them obviously they did not know that this boy although an ex choir boy lost his musical talent years ago ...but we all enjoyed the festive time!!!
The town is awash with tourists, festivities, parades and just a great general feeling of what the holiday season means without all the clutter and spending of other countries!!
Yesterday was the big tennis bash!!!

I organize one of these about three times a year and they are always well received and this one being no exception.....

12 well dressed and great tennis players met for 3 hours of furious action non stop fun and in some cases, singing on the courts, swearing on the courts and even a few good shots on the courts!!!
oh the stories we could tell!!!

Unfortunately during one of my matches I made a gallant stretch for a shot which I did return but I then decided to get up close and personal with the hedge and the fence and fell quite awkwardly and jammed my shoulder...I finished the afternoon but I am afraid I let Mary Pat, my partner for the afternoon, down.....but we still had some great laughs and entertainment!!!

Today was a rest day and I had to cancel my tennis for this afternoon and also for tomorrow...lots of ice and heat and I think in a few days I shall be back to my normal self.....keep those comments and thoughts to yourselves!!

I have been writing this blog every day for the last ten years and I have decided to close it down until the new year.........

I want to wish my Family, my very many special friends and all my readers a wonderful Christmas season filled with love, good health safety and happiness......

Thank you for reading and the encouragement all these years.....many blessings and please come back January 1st 2017!!!

Yashi Kochi!!!

7 comments:

Kevin Read said...

We climbed up there a couple of years ago. Beautiful view! Have a great Christmas Les.

Shelagh Kouwenhoven said...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Les. Peter only writes his blog every few days when travelling. When at home it is very sporactic. I must say it is nice to reread and look at pictures of our three months in San Miguel. Cheers from a cold and snowy left coast!

mexicokid said...

great hike Kevin and thanks....Shelagh thanks for all your comments and peter too...come back Jan 1st and read the adventures blessings les

Peter Kouwenhoven said...

Have a very special Chrismas and New Year's Les. See you later for Rabbits, Rabbits, Rabbits!

mexicokid said...

you have it thanks for all your kind words blessings L

Samantha Marshall said...

Merry Christmas Uncle Les hope you have a good one. Love Sam xx

mexicokid said...

Thanks Sam I love being your UNCLE!!!!!L

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