Monday, February 29, 2016

Music

Because of WiFi, I'm able to listen to my favorite music here in Guatemala. Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Johnny Mathis and Nat King Cole are some of my favorite singers.

Mostly I tune into music using YouTube. But I use YouTube to listen to sleep sounds too. When there is noise outside at nite, when I want to sleep, sounds like falling rain keep me from waking up.  :)

Fried chicken
12:30pm - I'm at Ricassoli and have ordered fried chicken for lunch. Comes with soup, sweet potato fries, sautéed vegetables and fresh veggie salad.
[45Quetzales $6.10US]

One thing I like about this restaurant, is that the tables are above, and look down at Avenida Santander. Very good for people watching.

At this time, young people are returning home from school. Many of the boys grease their hair in order to style it. Many of these students have enough money to buy treats, ice cream, snow cones. Some young people are riding home in a Tuk Tuk taxi!

Afternoon Matinee
And I am able to watch this fabulous movie here in Panajachel, Guatemala


Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Staring William Holden and Alec Guiness
Winner of 7 Oscars

"A British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it."



Garnachas again
7pm - For supper tonite I went back to the same garnachas lady as last nite.

Then, for dessert I bought Quaker Oatmeal Cookies and a little strawberry ice cream sundae at the little grocery near my hotel.






10 comments:

  1. Hello George,
    I've read your adventures from the early years but don't think I've ever commented. Thank you for your blog. You convey an upbeat and curious nature that is refreshing in an often negative world.
    My friend from work recently flew to Guatamala with a church group to assist in building homes. She is very excited, but with the constant worry and concerns for her safety that her family and friends keep expressing I think she was growing more apprehensive than excited.
    I told her about your blog and that she could learn so much from your daily reports. I am hopeful tha she is visiting you online and that she has a memorable experience.
    Thank you George! And keep on keepin' on!

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    1. Hi BC,

      Your comment about your friend is a very good one for me to receive.

      Thank you soooo much!

      George


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  2. Hello George. I am so glad to see that you are blogging again. Keep it up, I really love to read about your adventures what ever there might be

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    1. Hi Ross,

      Thank you so much for your very complimentary comment!

      George

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  3. George, I really enjoy your blog. You are a cool dude. I like food info too. Thank you for making time to make us smile.

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    1. Hi Dirk,

      Thank you so much for letting me know how you feel about my blog.

      George

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  4. George, I have been to see the location in Thailand of the bridge referenced in the movie. The more substantial bridge built to replace the one bombed is a tourist attraction there.

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    1. Hi Pete,

      Wow! That must have been a fantastic adventure for you!

      George

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  5. Johnny Mathis - Jeez, what memories. My first job in high school was playing Santa Claus in the biggest shopping center in my town, Cheyenne, WY. This would have been 1969 or 70. Anyway, hours and hours and hours of the same Johnny Mathis Christmas Songs. Needless to say, nowadays, I don't listen to him much...

    BTW - I think I was the only Santa Claus to have acne!!!

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