BOOK: HEART OF DARKNESS (1899)

Deep into the beast . . .

 

How much literature can someone cover in a lifetime? How many books can be read in a month, in a year? Will it ever be enough time . . . probably not. I remember reading Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, and how it attracted me and […]

FILM: MUSTANG (2015)

No spoiler, I promise . . . it has nothing to do with the car

 

Film is central to my life, stories visually narrated and their aesthetics fill a void in me, a part of me would be less enlightened if you took movies away from me. I think some films go well […]

RECIPES: PINEAPPLE AND GINGER DRINK, ICE-CREAM, SORBET . . .

piña viejuna

 

PINEAPPLE AND GINGER DRINK

 

What do you do with skins and rinds from pineapple? I also threw them away and felt bad for it. Now I recycle them and make tea out of them. I was sad, I felt it was so much waste. Searching and digging enough I found recipes (link) that […]

TRAVEL: 10 BEST THINGS TO DO IN MEXICO

TRAVEL: 10 BEST THINGS TO DO IN MEXICO

What are the best things you can do in Mexico? These are my finalists:

Visit Teotihuacán and feel tiny, yet at the same time mythical, Wander around the streets of the Magical Towns (Pueblos Mágicos), the more the merrier.http://www.pueblosmexico.com.mx/ Admire the baroque facades of colonial churches, step […]

TRAVEL: MEXICO UNDER THE SKIN . . . OR A TEST FOR RETIREMENT? Part 2

Músico en Guanajuato

MEXICO UNDER THE SKIN, KEEPS SOAKING

Here is the second part of the trip to Mexico . . .

Bell towers in the main church of Cholula, built on top a Nahuatl pyramid.

THE GIANT

As I was arriving in Mexico City, just like Calamaro entering the Grand Azteca, I was stiff, I was […]

TRAVEL: MEXICO UNDER THE SKIN . . . OR A TEST FOR RETIREMENT? Part 1

MEXICO UNDER THE SKIN

I told you that NOT everything would be about money on this blog. This is the first post of a series of 3 on travel through Mexico. ENJOY !!

 

Not long ago we entered into this monster of a country that is Mexico, more than 125 million people and a […]