DOWNTOWN TIJUANA STREET ART

Here are a few shots of street art in downtown area from my visit a month ago. I blogged about Tijuana a couple of times last year as well.  Links below. Playas de Tijuana / a Fuckin´Fence in the Sea Signs of Tijuana

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CENTRAL AMERICA SERIES

One photo from each of the seven countries of Central America.  Guatemala - Two Mayan women cross the square of Santiago Atitlan. Belize - Belizean girl on Caye Caulker. El Salvador - A street dog in the central square of Suchitoto Honduras - Three Honduran boys in front of the flags of Honduras, Guatemala and... Continue Reading →

MARA SALVATRUCHA?

I didn't get to make small talk with these two to ask, or was too afraid to do so, but they have all the earmarks of being members or former members of Mara Salvatrucha aka MS-13, a criminal gang originating in Los Angeles and made up predominantly of Salvadorans.  During one of the 400 pueblos... Continue Reading →

LOTERÍA MEXICANA #1: EL GALLO

Get your boards ready, it's time to play La Lotería Mexicana.  I'm on a quest to photograph all 54 images of the traditional lotería mexicana here in the streets, markets, cantinas, squares and wherever else of Mexico City, where surely all 54 images wait to be found .  The cards could come up in any order, be ready to... Continue Reading →

CUICUILCO

Cuicuilco is a lesser known archaeological site in the south of Mexico City.  It is probably the oldest prehispanic settlement site in the Valley of Mexico.  It covers only quite a small area and you probably only need an hour or so to have a pretty good look around.  Metrobus station Villa Olimpica on Avenida Insurgentes... Continue Reading →

LATIN AMERICA CLASSICS

Amidst thousands and thousands of photos that I have taken between Patagonia in the South and Chihuahua in the north, from the Pacific coast to the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean sea, there are certain shots that stand out to me - my favourites.  There can be no doubting that the region is extremely photogenic.  There... Continue Reading →

ODE TO THE LATIN AMERICAN STREET DOG

Sans shame, you copulate under shop awnings, in parks, down alleys then trot off for post-coital taco scraps on Mexico City corners Slumbering in sunny plazas you dream while fleas run amok across your fur and screw into your rabid flesh I saw you snarl White of your eyes and unknown intentions in the streets... Continue Reading →

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