Mexico City

Photo Essay: A Breadth of Color Mexico City

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In Mexico City, I enjoyed finding little bursts of color that made me smile and art in unlikely places. Here are some of the vivid places and moments I experienced in Mexico City: La Casa Azul, also known as the Frida Kahlo Museum. An elaborate image of Mexico’s coat of arms in a building in […]

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Falling for Mexico City on the Metro

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I am partial to beauty that needs to be searched for. Beauty that colorfully stands out in the middle of grays and grittiness and grime. Beauty that surprises those who look out for it and is made more beautiful by the surroundings it contrasts. Mexico City, a prime purveyor of beautiful-ugly, suits this partiality. The […]

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Off to a Good Start in Mexico


At 4:15 am, the airport shuttle finally arrived 30 minutes after it was supposed to. The driver was angry because in the dark, he could not see the number on my place and had been roaming up and down the street. I smiled and nodded which obviously annoyed him more. Yes, we were both up […]

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