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‘Tutankamon’ showcases gold and curses

The imposing Biblioteca Publica del Estado de Jalisco Juan Jose Arreola (public library), with its crazy-quilt facade towering over fast-moving traffic on Guadalajara’s far northern fringe near the Telmex Auditorium, is home until September 23 to a fascinating display, crafted by two Italian museographers, that aims to impress and educate the world about the richest and most complete Egyptian royal tomb ever dug up by archaeologists.

Contented expats thriving in an authentic Mexican community

For Juanita Crampton and Nikki Duncan, the cacophony of village sounds is one more charming aspect of living in Ixtlahuacan del los Membrillos: from clomping horses, mooing cows, braying mules, to bands practicing and the ever present trucks announcing gas, fruit and tortillas.