Home, Bitter Sweet, Home

Over the last couple of decades, my trips abroad have followed a simple theme. Some new city or country, last minute packing and a brief read up with my Lonely Planet guidebook about the destination whilst flying. My hotel/...

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The Mayapan Video Tour

I’ve already taken you to Mayapan, courtesy of a 360 panorama. I shot some video too. So let’s go back and have another look at the place. The video was shot on my now departed iPhone 6s and edited in iMovie in all...

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Independence Day

It used to amuse me when Mexicans asked when we have Independence Day in the UK. Because we didn’t have one. Now that I’m living in the UK, I’m no longer asked the question. Which is a good thing, because the...

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Let’s play a game. It’s a word game. Specifically, it’s a ‘guess the word’ game. Yes, you do get a clue. The clue is this brief story. There was an ‘incident’, which I mentioned in a...

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Hello Mexico

There you are, right where I left you. 19°25′42″ N, 99°07′39″ W. It’s been far too long. Two thousand and thirty two days since we were last together. But whilst you’ve been out of sight, you’ve never...

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One CDMX Museum

A while ago I came across a Facebook post title, ‘If You Had To Choose One Museum In Mexico City’. What would it be, with the basic premise that the visitor will be in the city for just three days? I never got around...

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Viva Mexico Cabrones!

A very happy Mexican Independence Day to all my amigos and amigas. Is it really five years since the Bicentenario? My, how time flies. I wish I were there to celebrate, but alas it is not to be. Still, I send greetings from the...

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A Dance For The Ages

I don’t dance. I can’t dance. I’m not really entirely sure that I understand dancing, by and large. Sure, Shakira can bust some moves, but I’m not sure that she’s really dancing. She’s teasing...

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The Year of Mexico

This year will be different things to different people. And different organisations, nations and other entities. According to the UN, 2015 is the Year of Light. The Chinese are convinced that this is the year of the sheep. Or...

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