Category Archives: Mexico

The Majesty of Teotihuacán

Centuries before the Aztecs ruled Mexico at Tenochtitlan, there was another ancient city that rose up with temples and pyramids that extended to the stars. The grand city of Teotihuacán emerged on the outskirts of what is now Mexico City beginning in the 1st Century AD and reaching its peak in the 7th Century AD. […]

View full post »

Una Noche Azul en Oaxaca

When you visit Oaxaca, you will find a city brimming with activity. On a typical Sunday evening, the locals are out with their families, street vendors are out selling their wares, and tourists walk around dazed from all the sights, sounds and aromas. Most of the activity is centered around this old section of the city. […]

View full post »

Akumal Beauties

I was hanging out in the spectacular beaches of Akumal in the Mayan Riviera recently when these two lovely Argentinian girls passed by. I was busy taking photos of the clear blue Carribean waters and they were trying to take photos of themselves with their phone. Normally, people see me with all the camera gear […]

View full post »

Frida Kahlo’s Wardrobe

I was visiting Mexico City over the New Year’s holiday and made a side trip to the bohemian suburb of Coyoacan. Many people make the trek here so they can visit the famous Frida Kahlo museum (also known as La Casa Azul). My sister mentioned that they had just unveiled a new Frida Kahlo exhibit. Not […]

View full post »

The Greek Goddesses at Chapultepec Castle

Up in Chapultepec hill near downtown Mexico City is the famous Chapultepec Castle. Over the years, it’s been used as a the presidential palace, a military academy, and even as an observatory. These days, it’s the National Museum of History with beautiful paintings, gardens and many historical artifacts from Mexico’s long history. After wandering around […]

View full post »

Monumento a La Revolucion in Mexico City

When people think of traveling to Mexico, they probably consider the warm sandy beaches of the Mayan Riviera or the historical landscape of Oaxaca before they consider Mexico City. I like those places too, but I really find this city fascinating. It is a megalópolis of 20+ million people and there are so many things to do […]

View full post »