Mardi Gras Manzanillo Style

Mardi Gras Manzanillo Style

By Kirby Vickery from the March 2018 Edition I first started going to parades in El Paso Texas, growing up. Sometimes we would freeze trying to have a good time. I have seen the Rose Bowl Parade, Macy’s parade in New...
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El Salto You’re going where?

El Salto You’re going where?

By Kirby Vickery from the February 2018 Edition As Manzanillo is located in the tropics, it’s supposed to be hot. But the dry season turns everything to a dull greenish-brown color and fresh water becomes a little harder to find. It...
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Day Watching

Day Watching

By Kirby Vickery from the February 2018 Edition My intent was to go out and find some touristy thing to look at and then write about while I’m down in Manzanillo this trip. Only problem is finding a time and place to...
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‘The Legend of the Bat’ 2: the history

‘The Legend of the Bat’ 2: the history

By Kirby Vickery from the January 2018 Edition Reminiscent of Batman, the traditional painted wooden bat mask in this (main) picture from Atliaca, Guerrero, Mexico has a telltale clue the carved skull on its body to the darker side of...
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Aztec Holidays

Aztec Holidays

 By Kirby Vickery from the January 2018 Edition By the time the community members of the Manzanillo Sun read this, most of the Holiday Season will have come and gone. As a matter of fact, one of my sources for...
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Manzanillo Market Day

Manzanillo Market Day

By Kirby Vickery from the January 2018 Edition I usually don’t get excited about a trip out shopping. I mean how many times does the average person go out for fresh veggies and the like? In all fairness to the...
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The Aztec Owl

The Aztec Owl

By Kirby Vickery from the December 2017 Edition Of late, I have been writing articles about animals and other objects and how each one of them fit into Aztec Mythology. I do this when I’m not in Manzanillo. While there,...
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Mexican Marigolds

Mexican Marigolds

By Kirby Vickery from the November 2017 Edition Have you ever looked into a marigold flower and wondered just how many petals it has? The Aztecs did and discovered that there are anywhere up to 280 of them in a...
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“R”-Rated Aztec Mythological Stories of Worse

“R”-Rated Aztec Mythological Stories of Worse

By Kirby Vickery from the October 2017 Edition Almost every people have, and then leave behind, their mythological stories. Some are fanciful, some are fun, and some are educational. Most tell a story of why something is the way it is...
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Manzanillo Shopping

Manzanillo Shopping

By Kirby Vickery from the August 2017 Edition I know from experience that shopping for anything in the States usually comes down to you having to pay the asking price or, according to the seller, “You can get it somewhere else!”...
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