Mezcal – Oaxaca’s Connection to the Land
To truly understand Mezcal, we need to see Oaxaca from above. As we began descending to Oaxaca, it’s mountains and blocks of farmland greeted us, letting us know Oaxaca’s strong … Continue reading
Dia de los Muertos. San Andres, Mexico. Four Families.
November 1st 2013 San Andres, Mexico On November 1st, all over Mexico, families gather together in commentaries to clean their love one’s tombs and decorate them with flowers and candles. … Continue reading
Are markets the heart of a community? With every social interaction, noise getting louder, the different smells overpowering at times but adding to the experience, and the infinite color palettes … Continue reading
Silence… a squeak, whispers, someone’s cough. Silence again… the sound of turning pages, steps, silence… In a world of busy and loud, it seemed as if life had stopped, however, … Continue reading
One to give, the other one to receive.
“Do you want to be happy? Travel with 2 bags, one to give, the other one to receive” Goethe. One of the things I love about Mexico is how some … Continue reading
When I was 7 years old, my parents bought a property outside Mexico City. Every weekend we would drive up to the mountains to find refuge in a very small … Continue reading
Rice for the newly weds
Ivan and Lourdes were greeted with rice at the end of mass. As newlyweds, they were wished good luck and abundance, as well as fertility. They were hit several times … Continue reading
Martin Cassiano started working as a beekeeper when he was 18 years old. Thirty-five years later, he has become an expert in the world of bees. Today he manages 400 … Continue reading