Merry Christmas! I hope you had an amazing time with your loved ones this year!

As for me I got the best gift ever – a road trip πŸ™‚ You know, if not for me, my hubby would stay in all his life, he really has everything that he needs in his office πŸ™‚ But my never ending wanderlust drags our small family out of the town once in awhile. There is really nothing better for me than take some fruits, water, a good book and yarn, jump in the car, get our dog and listen to Queens while driving along the unknown roads and discovering new places.

Mexico is truly a fascinating place. Just one hour drive can get you to the landscape that is so different from where you are that it seems you are in another country! This time of the year San Miguel de Allende is flooded with tourists from all over the world. Its narrow streets become so crowded, it’s not even possible to walk. So, on Friday we decided to escape from the town’s frenzy and find some quite place to enjoy the day.

Without any particular plan we got on the road and 40 minutes later discovered a beautiful oak tree forest! The place was so peaceful, only the sound of rustling leaves and birds singing disturbed the perfect silence.

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The oak trees were absolutely different from the ones I was used to in my childhood – these are much shorter and smaller. The rain season has been over for a couple of months now and the huge oak leaves are falling down colored in all shades of fall.

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Can you believe how huge they are?!

Oh, what a joy it was to walk among the trees and listen to the rustle of leaves under the feet…

This is our fancy Christmas lunch πŸ™‚

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I got my books, yarn and a WIP, the yarn blended in the surroundings just perfectly! Holding this cotton skein in my hands and feeling rays of sunshine on my face was the best thing in the world!
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It was the perfect day in the mountains – warm, but not hot. We were completely alone, the distant sound of music in the nearby village was the only evidence of other people.

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We spent all day walking, climbing trees, playing with the dog, gathering fallen leaves and acorns…

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To be honest I didn’t do much reading or knitting. I just wanted to be there, enjoy this day to the fullest and not miss a single moment. So, the only progress I made on my project was to handwind the skein.

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Me and my family wish you merry and peaceful holiday season!

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Happy Saturday!


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