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Coyocan

We had been lucky enough to be put in touch with a few friends of friends in Mexico and one of them – Juan, suggested a day out in Coyocan as he was taking his mum there anyway – and so we ubered there and tried to find our way to the meeting point – the Basilica de San Juan. 508 palabras más

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SpeakPanther - Trap 3D // Distill

A FRESH collaborative, featuring OG rapper SPEAK and experimental indie/hip hop producer, Dream Panther, stop by the KindaNeat studio.

Their new SPEAKPANTHER EP is out on… 8 palabras más

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The Dia de los Muertos Parade in Mexico City

I think photos describe this parade better than anything I could write would – so this one is going to be a mostly photo-filled article. However it is worthwhile to write of the lead-up. 865 palabras más

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Dia de los Muertos

So a couple of days after we arrived was the festival of the Day of Dead here in Mexico – it traditionally spans two days from the 1st to the 2nd of November and is truly a local festival for the remembrance of dead relatives.  301 palabras más

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Food in Mexico City

Our home in Mexico was across the road from a large supermercado which made getting up in the mornings and buying freshly baked pastries and breads for breakfast seem like the natural was to start any day.  781 palabras más

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Life in Mexico City - Santa Maria La Ribera

This was the name of the neighbourhood where we lived for those two weeks.  It was a historic barrio, the home of the prosperous until a slow socio-economic slump spanning decades, and is now slowing being revived though that most ubiquitous of phenomena: gentrification.  496 palabras más

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Arriving in Mexico City

The flight from London to Mexico

Was entirely forgettable.  I was so exhausted from the previous day in London that I slept through most of the flight itself – I even missed a meal (!) – and woke in time for breakfast.  789 palabras más

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