While visiting small towns in Mexico I didn’t see any lumber yards of the kind that we would see in building supply stores in any Canadian or American towns. Most of the construction in Mexico is of cement anyway. You use what you have available. Once in a while, it’s helpful to have some wood handy though, such as in this new construction. I’m assuming that the wooden poles are only temporary, meant to prop up the floors and walls until the cement dries. They’re not too worried about the wood being twisted and uneven. It’s strong and that’s the main thing.
Now for something a much more aesthetically pleasing, we go for a little walk around the side streets of Barra de Navidad.
I hope some visiting bloggers will have answers to my questions. I don’t know what kind these huge trees are, nor do I know what those “things” are hanging in the branches. I had several thoughts, but no real idea of what these cage-like things are about. Bird houses? Fake wasp nests to keep wasps away?(Often hanging a paper bag will keep wasps away because they think there is already an established colony living in the paper bag nest.) Lanterns? Christmas decorations? Any ideas?
And just look at the size of the trunks of that tree!
Even the posts that hold up awnings make creative use of nature. Come for a walk down the streets of Barra de Navidad and see what you can see.