I'm so ashamed . . . it's been several weeks since my last post. At least I can be honest and say it hasn't been for lack of work, I've been extremely busy wrapping up my internship, driving home, getting ready to go to Sudan to teach english. I had an amazing time at the [...]
Could you get any cuter than this . . . ? I don't think so, it's the daughter of a young pilgrim from the South of Mexico at the Basilica de la Virgen de Guadalupe, so adorable.
Pilgrims from Chalma, a town near Mexico City, march back with their Virgin de Guadalupe to place her back in their town's church. So a while back I started a project on the Virgen de Guadalupe . . . she is an apparition of the Virgin Mary that appeared on Tepeyac Hill in Mexico City [...]
The ride back home . . . I'm now in AZ for a while, but it's exciting because tomorrow I graduate! Obama is also our commencement speaker and I plan on sneaking in with my camera bag, should be fun. Over the Mexico City skyline . . .
Met some new people for drinks/dinner at Groove in Condesa Saturday night. It was an interesting night, definitely won't forget it . . . Anyway these were the ones I liked.
Writer Alexis Okeowo and I headed out to the Nacional Monte Piedad in the Zocalo Thursday morning. The Pawn shop, which is over 200 years old and takes up nearly a block of an old colonial building and provides low interest loans to Mexicans. In the case of this pawn shop your goods are held [...]
So are you ready to learn about the most awfully painful card game? A few days ago when fellow writers Camilo Smith and Alexis Okeowo and I headed to the Basilica de la Virgen de Guadalupe we found it deserted. No tourists and nearly no worshippers except for a handful nuns and a couple renewing [...]