Just Like Home

by Allen McGill

"I'm so disappointed," the woman complained to everyone in earshot while sipping at her third margarita. "I came all this way to see authentic colonial Mexico here in historic San Miguel de Allende, but everyone I've met is either American or Canadian."

"Well, go to Guanajuato," I suggested, having lived there for a number of years. "It's very colonial, too, but there aren't as many tourists."

"Oh, I couldn't do that!" she exclaimed. "They speak only Spanish there."

Copyright 2003 by Allen McGill. All rights reserved.