Mexico

No Place Like Home

We’ve been back home for almost a week and can’t believe how fast these six weeks flew by.  We’re exhausted but at the same time feel we could have kept going longer.  We had many surprises this summer and are glad to have put our preconceptions to the test, most (all?) of them were completely wrong.  The two countries we were most concerned about visiting were Russia and Turkey but they turned out to be two of the best. Continue reading

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Tips for Fellow Travelers

Now that we’re back home, there are a few things I wish I had known about South America beforehand so here’s a short list. Continue reading

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Mexico Lindo y Querido

Mexico celebrates its Independence from Spain on September 16. The year 2010 marked two hundred years of it. The remains of the heroes of that struggle are kept inside the “Monumento a la Independencia”, more commonly known as “El Angel” due to the statue of an angel on top. Continue reading

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City of Palaces

Mexico City is divided into sections called “Delegaciones”, 16 of them. The city has grown and engulfed several small towns and these then are called Delegaciones. A consequence of this expansion is that each Delegación has its own unique feel with plazas, government buildings and representatives. Continue reading

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Teotihuacan: Where Men Become Gods

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The ruins of the ancient city of Teotihuacan Continue reading

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