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 […]

Hanuman Sak Yant

One of my very last days in Thailand before going to India I made a decision. I decided to get my second Sak Yant (traditional Thai tattoo) from Master Arjan Pi Bang Kating. I love many aspects of Sak Yant: The tradition and history of it, the spiritual energy and magic it possesses/endows, and the artistic […]