Guanajuato

En route, the autobus twisting a curving through the hills. Dust swirling in all open windows, dancing in rays of sunlight gleaming in from open roof hatch. Passage through dark stone tunnels. Arrival in a new town nestled in the crevice of the dry hills. Even weather. Monolith cathedrals a stones-throw distance from one another. […]

San Miguel de Allende

New town. New energy to meld with. Just as we’re wont to do, we found the location of our Airbnb pad, dropped bags, and hit the streets. Professional street-hitters in action. Our place was at the downhill end of a pasillo artesanal. First impressions of a beautiful town. Cobblestone streets and cathedrals galore. Warm rustic […]

Danza Indígena

A dance began. Deep drumming amplified by our approach. A huge circle of indigenous in front of the Neo-Gothic cathedral. A statement I reckon: – Your religious icon still stands but so do we. Here we are and we dance in defiance. We’ve survived you… I sat, watching the rotations. This way and that. Each […]

Teotihuacan

After 12 years, I return. My uncle, sister and I arranged for our Uber driver from the previous day to take us there, wait a few hours and take us back to the city. Unfortunately he avoided the toll road and the ride ended up being longer than it should’ve been. We finally arrived ready […]