Hike from Los Ayala to El Monteon (via Punta Raza)

My alarm went off at 6am this past Friday morning. It was very foggy, drizzling, and cool, and I was perfectly content snuggled in my bed. But David and I had made plans to join our friend Helmut on a walk from Los Ayala to El Monteon via Punta Raza, and I was really looking forward to it. We met (there were ten of us in all) in front…

Chicken Pozole with Cumin-Lime Tortilla Chips

Many of you may not know this, but before David and I moved to Mexico and opened our B&B back in 2004, we owned and managed an upscale Brewpub and Brewery in Minnesota. I mention being in the restaurant biz, because we both thoroughly enjoy a good meal and a cocktail now and then. A few weeks ago, while flying from Saint Paul,…