Last week we visited the Biosphere Reserve in Teohuacán. Yeah, I didn’t really know what it was going to be either. I half expected our rattly 15 passenger van to roll up to something like this: And to maybe even find a couple of stoners trapped inside: But surprisingly there was no modernistic glass bubble … Continue reading Este lugar era el mar.
I’ve been thinking a lot about inspiration lately. Due to some recent events and, I guess ever since I watched Exit Through the Gift Shop, its been on my mind. The movie alluded a lot to the question of what really qualifies as art, and what is the line between inspiration and plagiarism. Lately, its … Continue reading Inspiración
I’m a week late on this post, but there’s a good reason! Reason #1 is I’ve been making friends here so I’ve been a little busier. Reason #2 is that I’ve been trying to take a photo to share with all of you, but my subject seems to be pretty elusive. Anyway I finally got … Continue reading Coincidencias
This next chapter in my ‘blogcito’ is all about the thing that everyone wants more of, people will do almost anything for, and what makes the world go round. Plata, verde, dinero, pesos, or as us gringos call it: MONEY. Here in Mexico you find it in some of the strangest places.*Now a little disclaimer, … Continue reading Atínale al Precio (or Mo’ Pesos, Mo’ Problems)
After a 6 hour flight to Mexico City and a two hour drive to Puebla, I made it here to my home for the semester, San Pedro Cholula. Its apparently the oldest living city in the Americas. There are ancient pyramids (dating back to the first century B.C.) about 15 minutes from my house–walking, the … Continue reading Cholula, Burbuja, y el Camión
..is soon to be my inside of the borders. I leave for Mexico in like 15 hours. The contents of my suitcase still just an empty backpack, clothes strewn all over my room, my Obasan’s (grandma’s) birthday party in a few hours.. am I stressing out? Nah. Well maybe a little. There’s a lot to … Continue reading South of the border