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And here we were on the road again towards Veracruz. We had left Oaxaca reluctantly. Those days had been memorable and had rekindled our love for Mexico once more. The warm sun, the colorful streets, the impressive monuments, the markets and the food. That rich and spicy food which comforted our bodies and soul. We couldn’t […]
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A glorious sun greeted us in the morning. Jet lag was still affecting our bodies. Do you know the saying the early bird catches the worm? Well, we were early birds indeed but mostly the worms were still hiding underneath the fertile soil of Mexico. Things in Mexico have their own starting rhythm and as […]
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When the plane started its final descent, I felt excited and emotional. We were finally back! Almost two years had passed since we had bid our farewells to Mexico after what had been 5 very happy years. My daughter had been born in Mexico and she was now back to celebrate her 6th birthday, how […]
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As I say goodbye to the Expo Milano 2015, this being my last post on the subject, I can’t help having mixed feelings. Part of me wishes I had been able, through some kind of special superpowers, to explore much more than I did in just one day. The other part dismisses this as pointless […]
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“The whole world is still an open book for me. I’m fascinated by people and cultures, and how each culture relates to their rituals, to their family, to their land” Erika Larsen, National Geographic Photographer This quote sums up why I travel. Why I keep going and why I am always impatient to leave and […]
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Let’s face it, not all street musicians deserve the title. But those who do often surprise us with their talent, skill and abilities. You often wonder why they haven’t been discovered yet or if they ever will be. I confess I’ve always been the worst audience you could have. Time or lack of it was […]
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And time is running out! These last few days, surrounded by packages and packers that seemed to require my attention every other second, I escaped many times to my garden to take a breath. It seemed so unreal that almost five years have passed and that it is once again time to pack and move. […]
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I’m on my last stretch here in Mexico and this Easter we had our last long trip that included three beautiful states of this great country. My last posts were about Chiapas and I really hope you have enjoyed them as much as I experienced and loved every moment. Now it is time for the […]
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Since the first time I set foot in the unique San Juan Chamula, I was fascinated and touched by this highlands pueblo, whose self governing Mayan tzontzil community proudly displays its language, customs and culture. Having fought very hard against the Spanish conquest, San Juan Chamula was one of the last communities to fall under Spanish […]
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