The bitter winds

And when he closed the door behind himself, and to his surprise… he found a world waiting for his arrival


Another smile lit up his face as he realized that in effect, he was the only one awake in the farm. Relaxed, he walked soundlessly to the house’s door.

La subida al callejón Guanajuato, Guanajuato, México
The stairs to the alley           Guanajuato, Guanajuato, México

He opened it slowly, making sure it didn’t creak in that thick silence enveloping him. He held his breath until the door was sufficiently ajar for him to pass through.

Catrinas Guanajuato, Guanajuato, México
Catrinas           Guanajuato, Guanajuato, México

As he left the warmth of the house, the winds immediately assaulted him. In their journey from the volcanoes, they flowed down from the heights, loaded with the bitter cold from the glacial at the tip of their summit.  But the child, loaded with his own euphoria and happiness was not bothered at all.

El portón San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
The door           San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México

Carefully closing the door and their path to the interior, he walked away from the house with a measured step.

The ascent to the alley Guanajuato, Guanajuato, México
The ascent to the alley           Guanajuato, Guanajuato, México

 

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