Six Months in Mexico City

Sprawled across an ancient lake bed 2,200 metres above sea level, Mexico City is a pulsating behemoth of a place, teeming with variety, mystery, filth, wonder and alleys full of lovely little morsels called tamales, amongst many, many other things. It’s a hulking, diverse animal, and I had the good fortune to experience its many …

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Guadalajara City, Mexico

Arriving at the Festival International Cervantino, in Guadalajara city, Mexico, was like a dream. Colonial-esque buildings forged from large sandstone blocks rested on cobblestone streets, in a dry, savanna-like landscape. It was as if a European town, housing an eclectic culture of old and new worlds, had been tossed into the desert. On this particular weekend, …

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