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Fists held high in Mexico: Juan Villoro and 'El puño en alto'

The earthquake in central Mexico has produced startling and heartrending images, but perhaps none so powerful as those of rescue workers poised with fists held high – the sign for silence – so that any sounds from the rubble and ruins might be heard. 575 palabras más



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


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


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


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