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Quinceañera-A Mexican Sweet 15

Quinceañera-A Mexican Sweet 15

For Mexican girls, it’s all about 15 and their quinceañera. It is not a sweet 16, but rather a sweet 15 (quinceañera translates to being 15 years old). And on my walk through the streets of Veracruz, I noticed one young girl preparing for her party by getting some photos taken. It is something you […]

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Postcard-The Children of Nanciyaga

Postcard-The Children of Nanciyaga

Catemaco, a town located in the gulf coast Mexican State of Veracurz, still remains widely known for “brujos y brujas.” Yes, still today, the town is know for its medicine men and witches.  And Nanciyaga, an island in the middle of lake, seems to be a place where the conjugate, perform and heal.  This mysticism, […]

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Postcard-Interpret Mexico City’s Modern Art

Postcard-Interpret Mexico City’s Modern Art

Mexico City offers so much to a traveler. So much. And I visited many places, but one place I’d often spend some alone time was at the Museum of Modern Art, El Museo de Arte Moderno. Located on the Paseo de la Reforma and close to some of my favorite museums in Mexico City, the […]

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Postcard-Late to the Party in Oaxaca

Postcard-Late to the Party in Oaxaca

Walking on the streets of Oaxaca City is a must. And like any Mexican destination, visitors will find surprises. Good surprises. Surprises that force a smile, surprises that create curiosity, and surprises that display the colorful culture of Mexico. One afternoon in Oaxaca I witnessed one such surprise. During my stroll of the streets of […]

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The USA vs. England World Cup Tailgate at Rustenburg, South Africa

The USA vs. England World Cup Tailgate at Rustenburg, South Africa

Obtaining a ticket for World Cup match of USA vs. England, was not just about patriotism or believing in the outcome, it was also about having something else I highly value – having fun. And what a great time it was, especially the tailgate. We arrived five hours early; when Americans head to a stadium […]

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The Murals of San Blas

The Murals of San Blas

After an early afternoon surfing session, I drove back towards town. I rented a car in Mexico and decided to take the road to the often obscure San Blas for a few days. A road trip designed for sun, surf, and cervezas. But like on any trip I discovered much more. I didn’t know San […]

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The Sands of Stone Island, Mazatlán

The Sands of Stone Island, Mazatlán

I didn’t see or step on one single stone.  And it’s not an island either, although the quickest and easiest way to arrive is across water. Stone Island takes its name from a town that needed to be relocated years ago. However, today all you need to know is that it’s a perfect place to […]

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The Cliff Divers of Mazatlán

The Cliff Divers of Mazatlán

The van pulled over and we climbed out of the vehicle into a sea of friendly merchants. With tourists stopping by all day, the vendors set up and greet you with ‘buen precio and muy barato” (good prices and very cheap). Only after you navigate through the wood carvings, silver souvenirs, and the other assorted […]

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