San Andrés Fiesta :: Party on the Plaza!

San Andrés  Fiesta

One of the things that Kai & I love about Mexico is that people here are always celebrating something. It seems like a week doesn’t go by without an event on the plaza or a parade marching through town. The San Andrés Fiesta, celebrated each year in November by the pueblo of Ajijic, is a great example.

Each year at the end of November the town of Ajijic celebrates their [Read More…]

From Where We Left Off

Lost Post

After an extended break from blogging, I’m sure some of you are wondering where we’ve been and what we’ve been doing, maybe even if we’re alright.

The last time we checked in with you we were renting a place in Ajijic, Jalisco, in order to take a break from cycling. We thought we would only be staying for [Read More…]

El Día de los Muertos :: The Day of the Dead

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Day of the Dead, Chapala, Jalisco, MX

El Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead), celebrated in Mexico on November 1st and 2nd is a ritual rooted in indigenous beliefs of an afterlife and in a belief that death is simply a continuance of life on another plane of existence – nothing [Read More…]

Gratitude for Community

Our Ibex clothing drying under the flowers of Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico.

“We are called to be strong companions and clear mirrors to one another, to seek those who reflect with compassion and a keen eye how we are doing, whether we seem centered or off course…we need the nourishing company of others to create the circle needed for growth, freedom and healing.” … Wayne Muller This month last year we [Read More…]

Priorities & Projects

Bicycling to the March Against Monsanto in Ajijic, Jalisco Mexico.

. Around this time last year we reflected upon how the life changes we’ve made since 2008 were motivated by more than just a desire to fulfill a dream of bicycling around the world together (although that was a pretty big motivator for us!). Simplifying our lives and [Read More…]

“What are we busy about?”

Our Tiny House

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?

~Henry David Thoreau

Remember us?

So, what ARE we busy about?

Even though we’ve been negligent in keeping you up to date on our blog (Psst. We do update our Facebook page regularly.) [Read More…]

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