ART, LATIN AMERICA, MEXICO, MUSIC, TRANSLATION, VIDEO

MEXICO’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2018: MEMES AND ODDITIES #2 – La Niña Bien

This video clip went kind of viral a couple of months ago. A young fresa (stuck-up) woman from Guadalajara makes the outrageous confession that she is going to vote for the leftist presidential frontrunner Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) despite being a niña bien (rich girl) from a conservative, Catholic family who always votes for the right-wing […]

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ART, TRANSLATION, TRAVEL

DUPLICATES BY DAVID ROAS (TRANSLATION)

This is a translation I did some time ago of a short story by a Spanish writer David Roas for the Latin American literature in translation project Palabras Errantes.     Well, the universe is everything, and if it’s expanding, someday it will break apart, and that will be the end of everything. What has […]

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ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE, ART, CENTRAL AMERICA, GUATEMALA, PHOTOGRAPHY, TRAVEL

ZACULEU

About five years ago I was in Huehuetenango, Guatemala having crossed the border from Méjico and rattled into town on a chicken bus.  It was getting late so I stayed in a sketchy little hotel near the bus station, probably cost around 40 queztales or five bucks American. Huehue is a kind of bustling town although […]

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ART, MEXICO, PHOTOGRAPHY, SKETCH, TRAVEL

SUNDAY PLAZA LIFE CDMX

I have recently added a few short series of photos to my instagram which I will add here also.  The first is Sunday Plaza Life CDMX. Mexican plazas and parks encapsulate a lot of what is great about life in Mexico and there is no better day than Sunday to visit. They are the ultimate […]

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