RECIPE: BREAD, BACK TO THE ROOTS

What is going on with bread in the US?

It seems that there are only two options:

a) It is very bad.

Either it is so light that when you cut it with the knife you crush it and make it thin as cardboard, or is so hard you could build a house for your […]

TRAVEL: SPAIN ON MOTORCYCLE

The route of El Cid

 

Last year I dared to travel alone on a motorcycle for the first time, I decided to ride the so called route of El Cid (hero from the reclaimed catholic Iberian peninsula recuperated from Arab invasion), from Old Castile to Valencia, the same path that this mythical legend took […]

MUSIC: NEIL YOUNG “Heart of Gold” (1972)

Pause, Listen and Live

 

I am constantly seeking music that moves me, trying to find a piece that evokes a past that may not return or an unreachable place for me. I thrive in rediscovering and recreating emotions, sometimes forgotten or buried. When I hear songs that are on my mind or when I […]

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 […]