Archive for February, 2012

  • Valentine’s Day Potluck- Dia de San Valentin

    Valentines at the Mariana Hotel.

    Valentine's at the Mariana Hotel.

    Margret was the first to come around and suggest a Valentine’s party…a potluck on the rooftop.  We all readily agreed and the cooking began.

    Margret fue la primera persona que sugiere una fiesta para el Dia de San Valentin…que podemos hacerla en la terraza. Todos nosotros fácilmente concordamos y empezamos a cocinar.

    Tables were moved, chairs dragged upstairs and everyone began to gather.  There was a lovely warm wind that kept us cool as we relaxed in the heat of the

    A feast at the Mariana Hotel for Valentine's day.

    A feast at the Mariana Hotel for Valentine's day.

    afternoon.  Soon plates of food were brought and presented with much ooohing and aahhing.  We feasted on tiger shrimp, ceviche, roast pork and pastas.  There were salads, beans, chillies and breads.  For dessert we were served plates of apple pie and Margret made a cake that had Yarnel licking the plate. » Read the rest of the entry..

  • Chuyita’s Birthday – Compleaños de Chuyita

    Nuestas chicas...our girls, Dora, Chuyita and Lupita

    Nuestras chicas...our girls, Dora, Chuyita and Lupita

    Chuyita is our round little bundle of joy that works with us here at the Mariana Beach Apartments and Hotel.  She is a lovely young lady who,if you are staying here with us, will probably clean your room and steal your heart .  She comes to work everyday with a smile on her face and an open heart which she shares with everyone.

    Chuyita es una mujer gozosa y maravillosa que trabaja con nosotros aquí en la Mariana Beach Apartments y Hotel. Es una señora encantadora que, si permanece aquí con nosotros, probablemente limpiará su cuarto y robará su corazón. Viene a trabajar diario con una sonrisa en la cara y un corazón abierto que comparte con todo.

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  • Copala – El antiguo pueblo minero



    church at copala


    Copala is a beautiful, old mining town about 45 min outside of Mazatlan.  It is a quaint, historic pueblo with hand built cobblestone streets, flowering trees and colonial architecture.  It was founded in 1565 and has a population of about 600.

    Copala es una hermosa ciudad, antigua explotación minera a unos 45 minutos fuera de Mazatlán. Es un pintoresco e histórico pueblo de calles empedradas construidas a mano con flores, árboles y arquitectura colonial. Fue fundada en 1565 y tiene una población de alrededor de 600. » Read the rest of the entry..