In loving memory of a great man and a good friend

Henry Ernest Bryden Besant

may he rest in peace!

 

Dim lights

In the centre of Tlaquepaque near Guadalajara in the Centro Historico is a place called “El Parian de Tlaquepaque” built in 1878.

It is a beautiful courtyard surrounded by restaurants and bars. I sat there in may with Narren Young drinking Estrella and listing to Marriachis playing El Rancho Grande.

On my last trip I took some photos of the tiny bars that surround this typical courtyard. I thought they were such funky places, all pouring a good selection of tequilas
Check them out!

It was just after midday, the wind was blowing of the desert and with it came the sounds of a local Norteño band playing in one of the cantinas up in town. It was hot, real hot and my mouth was full of sand and salt from the Pacific Ocean, I had been waiting for my compadre and it felt like I had been waiting for a long time. I had thought about drinking all day.

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