It is easy to get a bit lost in Valle de Guadalupe.
You can fret about it, or you can get into the spirit of a GPS treasure hunt.
I believe our GPS has a mind of her own and thoroughly enjoyed messing with our heads. Since there are few helpful road signs, she played us with circles and turns we didn’t need to do. I swear we heard a peal of soft laughter come through the speakers, or was that just in my head?
So we entered that scavenger hunt gladly and took part in it fully. Even the confusion and U-turns.
Have you ever heard the English GPS woman try to pronounce Spanish? The names get mangled, and that is often a giggle in itself. I think she was as exasperated as us.
I wondered “who is this woman of mispronunciation” as I voiced my occasional cuss word. They were, of course, ignored and she went on playing. Maybe she was tired of her job, needed a distraction.
Or was this all to teach us a lesson? Be open to where life leads. You don’t have to know everything in advance. Continue Reading…