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  • Mexico's Soundtrack | Vancouver Travel Blogger Colleen Friesen - Traveling Light Travel Blog
    roosters No dogs barking In Puerto Escondido I love the tortilla vendors in their VW bugs the gas vendor with the musical gas de Oaxaca song on loudspeaker and there s even a guy selling baked yams who has a whistle that delivers an ear piercing 90 decibels in case you really need a vegetable in a hurry You never feel alone when surrounded by so much life I ve heard there s a museum in Mexico City dedicated to preserving Mexico s sounds as so many of them are disappearing Reply Colleen Friesen November 5 2015 at 11 04 am Permalink Ah yes Michele I forgot the roosters Though they don t seem as close as the lovely ones near your old place in Puerto Escondido And how could I have forgotten the gas man Too I think it s only fair the yam guy whistles loudly who knows when you might desperately need a baked yam You have to be ever on the alert to yam deficiencies I m glad there is a museum dedicated to this aural soundtrack because it would be a real shame on the day this music dies Reply Donna Janke November 5 2015 at 8 29 am Permalink Love this post You made Mexico come to life with its sounds The VW roof speaker shouting political messages reminded me of our visits to Cabarete in the Domincan Republic There always seemed to be an election of some sort going on and cars driving down the main street blaring political messages Reply Colleen Friesen November 5 2015 at 11 08 am Permalink Thanks Donna I think this is why I love the whole Latino culture It s bright and alive and loud As well no one thinks they can t sing Men boys girls and women everyone joins in No one has told them it s only for performers Likewise no one has told them that art is only for special people If a mailbox needs a flower they paint it on They don t need to buy a perfect one It s all quite wonderful Reply Laurie November 5 2015 at 9 09 am Permalink I love this post You put me right there and I can see hear smell and taste everything Mind you I don t know how you get any work done Reply Colleen Friesen November 5 2015 at 11 10 am Permalink It s funny Laurie it all starts to become background after awhile though when it suddenly stops I realize that there s a gap and wonder what the heck has happened And at night when I m finished with listening to the non stop musica outside and want to sleep I simply slam in the earplugs and turn on the fan Reply Leave a Reply to Colleen Friesen Cancel Reply Name Email 7 232 Spambots Blocked by Simple Comments JavaScript must be turned on to leave a comment Comment Notify me of follow up comments by email

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  • Mexico's Soundtrack | Vancouver Travel Blogger Colleen Friesen - Traveling Light Travel Blog
    roosters No dogs barking In Puerto Escondido I love the tortilla vendors in their VW bugs the gas vendor with the musical gas de Oaxaca song on loudspeaker and there s even a guy selling baked yams who has a whistle that delivers an ear piercing 90 decibels in case you really need a vegetable in a hurry You never feel alone when surrounded by so much life I ve heard there s a museum in Mexico City dedicated to preserving Mexico s sounds as so many of them are disappearing Reply Colleen Friesen November 5 2015 at 11 04 am Permalink Ah yes Michele I forgot the roosters Though they don t seem as close as the lovely ones near your old place in Puerto Escondido And how could I have forgotten the gas man Too I think it s only fair the yam guy whistles loudly who knows when you might desperately need a baked yam You have to be ever on the alert to yam deficiencies I m glad there is a museum dedicated to this aural soundtrack because it would be a real shame on the day this music dies Reply Donna Janke November 5 2015 at 8 29 am Permalink Love this post You made Mexico come to life with its sounds The VW roof speaker shouting political messages reminded me of our visits to Cabarete in the Domincan Republic There always seemed to be an election of some sort going on and cars driving down the main street blaring political messages Reply Colleen Friesen November 5 2015 at 11 08 am Permalink Thanks Donna I think this is why I love the whole Latino culture It s bright and alive and loud As well no one thinks they can t sing Men boys girls and women everyone joins in No one has told them it s only for performers Likewise no one has told them that art is only for special people If a mailbox needs a flower they paint it on They don t need to buy a perfect one It s all quite wonderful Reply Laurie November 5 2015 at 9 09 am Permalink I love this post You put me right there and I can see hear smell and taste everything Mind you I don t know how you get any work done Reply Colleen Friesen November 5 2015 at 11 10 am Permalink It s funny Laurie it all starts to become background after awhile though when it suddenly stops I realize that there s a gap and wonder what the heck has happened And at night when I m finished with listening to the non stop musica outside and want to sleep I simply slam in the earplugs and turn on the fan Reply Leave a Reply to Laurie Cancel Reply Name Email 7 232 Spambots Blocked by Simple Comments JavaScript must be turned on to leave a comment Comment Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify

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  • October | 2015 | Vancouver Travel Blogger Colleen Friesen - Traveling Light Travel Blog
    Email Address Search Facebook Flickr Google Plus Instagram LinkedIn Pinterest RSS Feed Twitter YouTube Calendar of Posts October 2015 M T W T F S S Sep Nov 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Popular Tag Cloud Comments Blogging Writing and Spring Clean Up 1621 views Posted April 26 2010 SideStix on the Dragon s Den 1388 views Posted November 30 2011 Maasai Sandals 1343 views Posted August 11 2009 Delicious Reasons to Love Olympic Village Vancouver 1308 views Posted October 28 2013 Hell on Wheels 1149 views Posted July 13 2009 aging Arizona art ashram authentic life Books British Columbia cycling cycling trips death food France friends happiness healthy living hiking Hotels India kayaking life living well love memoir Mexico motivation New Mexico packing personal photography Photos Poetry reading recipes simple life South Africa Sunshine Coast travel Traveling Travel writing Vancouver video walking Writing writing advice youtube Colleen Friesen on Acts of Creation A New Year Thank you so much Laurie Laurie Beeman on Acts of Creation A New Year I really enjoy all your Colleen Friesen on Acts of Creation A New Year What a beautiful quote from Donna Janke on Acts of Creation A New Year Your post reminded me of Colleen Friesen on Create or Consume Merry Christmas to you and FEATURED VIDEO Get the Traveling Light Ebook FRIENDS FANS From Instagram Colleen Friesen Colleen Friesen is a travel cappuccino junkie writer mixed media artist and photographer living in Vancouver s Olympic Village with her business consultant golfing wine aficionado husband Kevin Redl View Full Profile TRAVEL TIPS TRENDS The world s most magnificent railway stations January 6 2016 Malicious acts

    Original URL path: http://www.colleenfriesen.com/2015/10/ (2016-01-08)
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  • 14 | November | 2015 | Vancouver Travel Blogger Colleen Friesen - Traveling Light Travel Blog
    28 29 30 Popular Tag Cloud Comments Blogging Writing and Spring Clean Up 1621 views Posted April 26 2010 SideStix on the Dragon s Den 1388 views Posted November 30 2011 Maasai Sandals 1343 views Posted August 11 2009 Delicious Reasons to Love Olympic Village Vancouver 1308 views Posted October 28 2013 Hell on Wheels 1149 views Posted July 13 2009 aging Arizona art ashram authentic life Books British Columbia cycling cycling trips death food France friends happiness healthy living hiking Hotels India kayaking life living well love memoir Mexico motivation New Mexico packing personal photography Photos Poetry reading recipes simple life South Africa Sunshine Coast travel Traveling Travel writing Vancouver video walking Writing writing advice youtube Colleen Friesen on Acts of Creation A New Year Thank you so much Laurie Laurie Beeman on Acts of Creation A New Year I really enjoy all your Colleen Friesen on Acts of Creation A New Year What a beautiful quote from Donna Janke on Acts of Creation A New Year Your post reminded me of Colleen Friesen on Create or Consume Merry Christmas to you and FEATURED VIDEO Get the Traveling Light Ebook FRIENDS FANS From Instagram Colleen Friesen Colleen Friesen is a travel cappuccino junkie writer mixed media artist and photographer living in Vancouver s Olympic Village with her business consultant golfing wine aficionado husband Kevin Redl View Full Profile TRAVEL TIPS TRENDS The world s most magnificent railway stations January 6 2016 Malicious acts surpassed accidents as the chief cause of airline deaths Industry tally January 5 2016 Where to go in 2016 Our annual roundup of travel suggestions January 4 2016 Anti theft backpacks hailed as one of best travel products of 2015 January 4 2016 Virtual reality explodes in travel December 29 2015 WATCH Top 6 holiday travel

    Original URL path: http://www.colleenfriesen.com/2015/11/14/ (2016-01-08)
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  • 21 | November | 2015 | Vancouver Travel Blogger Colleen Friesen - Traveling Light Travel Blog
    23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Popular Tag Cloud Comments Blogging Writing and Spring Clean Up 1621 views Posted April 26 2010 SideStix on the Dragon s Den 1388 views Posted November 30 2011 Maasai Sandals 1343 views Posted August 11 2009 Delicious Reasons to Love Olympic Village Vancouver 1308 views Posted October 28 2013 Hell on Wheels 1149 views Posted July 13 2009 aging Arizona art ashram authentic life Books British Columbia cycling cycling trips death food France friends happiness healthy living hiking Hotels India kayaking life living well love memoir Mexico motivation New Mexico packing personal photography Photos Poetry reading recipes simple life South Africa Sunshine Coast travel Traveling Travel writing Vancouver video walking Writing writing advice youtube Colleen Friesen on Acts of Creation A New Year Thank you so much Laurie Laurie Beeman on Acts of Creation A New Year I really enjoy all your Colleen Friesen on Acts of Creation A New Year What a beautiful quote from Donna Janke on Acts of Creation A New Year Your post reminded me of Colleen Friesen on Create or Consume Merry Christmas to you and FEATURED VIDEO Get the Traveling Light Ebook FRIENDS FANS From Instagram Colleen Friesen Colleen Friesen is a travel cappuccino junkie writer mixed media artist and photographer living in Vancouver s Olympic Village with her business consultant golfing wine aficionado husband Kevin Redl View Full Profile TRAVEL TIPS TRENDS The world s most magnificent railway stations January 6 2016 Malicious acts surpassed accidents as the chief cause of airline deaths Industry tally January 5 2016 Where to go in 2016 Our annual roundup of travel suggestions January 4 2016 Anti theft backpacks hailed as one of best travel products of 2015 January 4 2016 Virtual reality explodes in travel December 29 2015

    Original URL path: http://www.colleenfriesen.com/2015/11/21/ (2016-01-08)
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  • 26 | November | 2015 | Vancouver Travel Blogger Colleen Friesen - Traveling Light Travel Blog
    21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Popular Tag Cloud Comments Blogging Writing and Spring Clean Up 1621 views Posted April 26 2010 SideStix on the Dragon s Den 1388 views Posted November 30 2011 Maasai Sandals 1343 views Posted August 11 2009 Delicious Reasons to Love Olympic Village Vancouver 1308 views Posted October 28 2013 Hell on Wheels 1149 views Posted July 13 2009 aging Arizona art ashram authentic life Books British Columbia cycling cycling trips death food France friends happiness healthy living hiking Hotels India kayaking life living well love memoir Mexico motivation New Mexico packing personal photography Photos Poetry reading recipes simple life South Africa Sunshine Coast travel Traveling Travel writing Vancouver video walking Writing writing advice youtube Colleen Friesen on Acts of Creation A New Year Thank you so much Laurie Laurie Beeman on Acts of Creation A New Year I really enjoy all your Colleen Friesen on Acts of Creation A New Year What a beautiful quote from Donna Janke on Acts of Creation A New Year Your post reminded me of Colleen Friesen on Create or Consume Merry Christmas to you and FEATURED VIDEO Get the Traveling Light Ebook FRIENDS FANS From Instagram Colleen Friesen Colleen Friesen is a travel cappuccino junkie writer mixed media artist and photographer living in Vancouver s Olympic Village with her business consultant golfing wine aficionado husband Kevin Redl View Full Profile TRAVEL TIPS TRENDS The world s most magnificent railway stations January 6 2016 Malicious acts surpassed accidents as the chief cause of airline deaths Industry tally January 5 2016 Where to go in 2016 Our annual roundup of travel suggestions January 4 2016 Anti theft backpacks hailed as one of best travel products of 2015 January 4 2016 Virtual reality explodes in travel December

    Original URL path: http://www.colleenfriesen.com/2015/11/26/ (2016-01-08)
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  • Mexico's Soundtrack | Vancouver Travel Blogger Colleen Friesen - Traveling Light Travel Blog
    no roosters No dogs barking In Puerto Escondido I love the tortilla vendors in their VW bugs the gas vendor with the musical gas de Oaxaca song on loudspeaker and there s even a guy selling baked yams who has a whistle that delivers an ear piercing 90 decibels in case you really need a vegetable in a hurry You never feel alone when surrounded by so much life I ve heard there s a museum in Mexico City dedicated to preserving Mexico s sounds as so many of them are disappearing Reply Colleen Friesen November 5 2015 at 11 04 am Permalink Ah yes Michele I forgot the roosters Though they don t seem as close as the lovely ones near your old place in Puerto Escondido And how could I have forgotten the gas man Too I think it s only fair the yam guy whistles loudly who knows when you might desperately need a baked yam You have to be ever on the alert to yam deficiencies I m glad there is a museum dedicated to this aural soundtrack because it would be a real shame on the day this music dies Reply Donna Janke November 5 2015 at 8 29 am Permalink Love this post You made Mexico come to life with its sounds The VW roof speaker shouting political messages reminded me of our visits to Cabarete in the Domincan Republic There always seemed to be an election of some sort going on and cars driving down the main street blaring political messages Reply Colleen Friesen November 5 2015 at 11 08 am Permalink Thanks Donna I think this is why I love the whole Latino culture It s bright and alive and loud As well no one thinks they can t sing Men boys girls and women everyone joins in No one has told them it s only for performers Likewise no one has told them that art is only for special people If a mailbox needs a flower they paint it on They don t need to buy a perfect one It s all quite wonderful Reply Laurie November 5 2015 at 9 09 am Permalink I love this post You put me right there and I can see hear smell and taste everything Mind you I don t know how you get any work done Reply Colleen Friesen November 5 2015 at 11 10 am Permalink It s funny Laurie it all starts to become background after awhile though when it suddenly stops I realize that there s a gap and wonder what the heck has happened And at night when I m finished with listening to the non stop musica outside and want to sleep I simply slam in the earplugs and turn on the fan Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Name Email 7 232 Spambots Blocked by Simple Comments JavaScript must be turned on to leave a comment Comment Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify me

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  • 07 | October | 2015 | Vancouver Travel Blogger Colleen Friesen - Traveling Light Travel Blog
    24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Popular Tag Cloud Comments Blogging Writing and Spring Clean Up 1621 views Posted April 26 2010 SideStix on the Dragon s Den 1388 views Posted November 30 2011 Maasai Sandals 1343 views Posted August 11 2009 Delicious Reasons to Love Olympic Village Vancouver 1308 views Posted October 28 2013 Hell on Wheels 1149 views Posted July 13 2009 aging Arizona art ashram authentic life Books British Columbia cycling cycling trips death food France friends happiness healthy living hiking Hotels India kayaking life living well love memoir Mexico motivation New Mexico packing personal photography Photos Poetry reading recipes simple life South Africa Sunshine Coast travel Traveling Travel writing Vancouver video walking Writing writing advice youtube Colleen Friesen on Acts of Creation A New Year Thank you so much Laurie Laurie Beeman on Acts of Creation A New Year I really enjoy all your Colleen Friesen on Acts of Creation A New Year What a beautiful quote from Donna Janke on Acts of Creation A New Year Your post reminded me of Colleen Friesen on Create or Consume Merry Christmas to you and FEATURED VIDEO Get the Traveling Light Ebook FRIENDS FANS From Instagram Colleen Friesen Colleen Friesen is a travel cappuccino junkie writer mixed media artist and photographer living in Vancouver s Olympic Village with her business consultant golfing wine aficionado husband Kevin Redl View Full Profile TRAVEL TIPS TRENDS The world s most magnificent railway stations January 6 2016 Malicious acts surpassed accidents as the chief cause of airline deaths Industry tally January 5 2016 Where to go in 2016 Our annual roundup of travel suggestions January 4 2016 Anti theft backpacks hailed as one of best travel products of 2015 January 4 2016 Virtual reality explodes in travel December 29 2015

    Original URL path: http://www.colleenfriesen.com/2015/10/07/ (2016-01-08)
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