By Terry Sovil from the March 2013 Edition Carnaval or Carnivale is a period of festivities which is generally held before Lent. In the United States of America it also called Mardi Gras. This Mexican holiday is a five-day celebration held before the Catholic period of Lent. Carnaval is celebrated exuberantly with parades, floats, costumes, […]

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Manzanillo Sun July 2011 cover

March 2013

In this issue: Nature Fooxtail Palm – Tommy Clarkson Flora Exotica – Freda Rumford Humor We’ve all met’em XII – Tommy Clarkson History Mexico’s People – Aztecs – Kirby Vickery Living in Mexico and Manzanillo Carnaval – Terry Sovil Happiness – Suzanne A. Marshall Night at the movies -Suzanne A. Marshall Living in Latin America […]

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Flora Exotica

 By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the March 2013 Edition with many thanks to the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens Forever it seems; orchids have been a joy to me, the delicacy of the flowers the transparency and waxy feel of the petals and the glorious colours. Oh those glorious colours. We were lucky several years ago […]

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