Barra de Potosi
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Yucatán is a fantastic destination, but because of the combination of beaches and Maya temples it is also quite touristy. The locals you meet are more often than not part of the tourist industry, and if you are keen to meet the “real” locals, you have to make an effort.
The technique behind spontaneity
The most enjoyable aspect of being a photographer is finding myself in a variety of different situations. The most challenging aspect is how to convey one's own feelings at those very moments.
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Mexico City has a reputation for being dangerous but security has improved a lot in recent years, especially in the historic center where the police presence is constant during the day.
These are the 5 best places to eat in Mexico City
Mexico City has a rich past, and a vibrant culture, that's no better represented than in its food.
The father of Mexican independence
The city of Guanajuato, the capital of the state, is a continual lesson in a history scattered along its main streets and the more than 2,000 alleyways that snake up the hills past countless multicolored houses.
Travel through time with a song
I came to Guanajuato in Mexico for the beauty of its multicolored houses snaking up the hills around this picturesque Mexican city. But I stayed for the music and the fun.
Face to face with the mother of Aztec gods
Chapultepec Park in Mexico City has several places eminently suited for communing with the dead. The National Museum of Anthropology is one of them.
Mexico's Pyramid of the Sun leaves you gasping for air
Foreign elements have encroached far upon ancient Mexico. Standing atop the Pyramid of the Sun at the ancient city of Teotihuacan, an hour’s bus ride outside Mexico City, I can see latticed steel telecommunications towers grouped in the distance like alien life forms against the green mountains to the south.
700,000 graves in the heart of Mexico City
In Mexico City’s Chapultepec Park is the Panteón Civil de Dolores, the largest cemetery in Latin America and a self-contained city of the dead within the larger metropolis.
How one drinks good mezcal in Mexico
Thirsty in Mexico City, I recall a poster in an apartment printed with a famous Oaxacan saying: “Para todo mal, mezcal; para todo bien, también.” (“For everything bad, mezcal; for everything good, the same.”) Where, I ask myself, can I find a bottle?