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Driving in Mexico: Rubber Chicken Squaks
GuanajuatoMexicoNorth AmericaNuevo Leon

Driving in Mexico: Rubber Chicken Squaks

When we were in Guanajuato we bought 40+ rubber chickens from a nice farming family on the outskirts of town. We had intended to go to the Cristo Rey statue, but we ended up buying rubber chickens and spending some time with the family (they were all there, since they evidently all spent time together every Sunday afternoon) on their farm where they grew onions and peppers. On our way back to the United ...
Altar to San Judas Tadeo
MexicoNorth AmericaNuevo Leon

Altar to San Judas Tadeo

On our way from Monterrey to Nuevo Laredo we stopped alongside the road to take a bathroom break (there aren't many bathrooms or convenience stores between Monterrey and Nuevo Laredo). When we stopped, we found this altar to San Judas Tadeo (Judas Thaddeus) next to a fenced in area with chickens and a rooster. It looked like it was being actively managed by someone, although there didn't appear to be any ...
Bruised Banana