A House of a Different Color

Of the 8,000 expatriates that live in San Miguel de Allende, approximately 50% are Americans, 25% are Europeans, and 25% are from Europe and other countries. One just has to spend a few days here to see why people fall in love with the city and decide to relocate and retire here.

With a little money, people can really can live like kings and queens.    Bill Levasseur, a former advertising executive from Connecticut is one we met on our tour of private homes who has created an amazing home decorated with all the folk art true to the colors and heritage of Mexico.

A simple exterior leads to a jewel of a home inside…

House Exterior
House Exterior

Bill is also the owner of the Mask Museum, a showcase of his 25 years of collecting over 600 Mexican ceremonial masks from over 40 indigenous dance ceremonies from around Mexico.  It’s an extraordinary collection, open to the public, and definitely worth a visit.  It’s right in his extended garage…

image image image image image image

 

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s