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Valladolid What to do in a day

An old-school elite, this city in the Yucatan peninsula is an earthy canvas of an artist. Every vibrant house, every cobblestone street, church, and store carefully curated strokes, founded in 1543 by Spanish conquistador Francisco de Montejo. It absolutely feels like “pueblos magicos,” meaning magic towns of 132 cities in Mexico. Entering itself, you feel time just standing still, with the lively ambiance. Just let yourself soak into the charm of the old world. Perfect day trip from Cancun or Tulum. Here you go, my list of what to do  Wonder or walk around Calzada de los Frailes. This colorful quaint street is a dream street for every photographer or artafectnato. Every sight is a frame with carefully curated colonial Spanish houses on the sides, fa├žades, windows, walls, and pretty doorways, whether you want to do window shopping, dine in a trendy cafe,  or check out a boho boutique.   Convent of San Bernardino de Siena.  The Convent of San Bernadino in the background and Valladolid w

Muga Mekhela Chadar with some glam elements

Two years had passed by and normal seemed like a distant dream. But after two years slowly but surely things started to get normal. As spring approaches with all its glory, we are ready to welcome Spring festivals. If you read my blog, then you know April month is a new year for my birth state Assam. We, the Assamese community in different states in the USA, celebrate Assamese new year and Bohag Bihu. This time we visited Boston, where a huge Assamese community celebrated Bihu with so much enthusiasm and many more cultural programs, and a whole lot of good food. Visting Bihu festivity in Boston after two years was an absolute joy. Meeting friends old and new was a fresh breath of air in our mundane monton life. Here comes the best part,  the outfit...I wore a Muga   Mekhela Chadar with lotus motifs in orange and maroon color and my hair with some weaves and teamed up with Assamese traditional jewelry and a Sabyasachi clutch. My make-up is earthy yet glamorous. I added a huge red bindi