Line 12 (Golden)

Station / Estación # 148: Insurgentes Sur [Project Resumption]

I’ve been back in Mexico City a few days.  It has seemed a bit strange at times,walking around the streets of the ‘centro histórico’ where I used to live, visiting old haunts – everything familiar but with subtle changes, in my perspective also.  The faces of the taqueros (taco vendors) and viene-vienes (unofficial parking assistants/car minders) I recognise have slightly […]

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Uncategorized

MCM PROJECT: 2013 in review

Long time, no blogging on here so…hi! At the end of this post there is a link to go through to the annual report 2013 from WordPress for the Mexico City Metro Project.  In the year I made a grand total of 1 post!  Having completed the station visits in 2012 and being absent from […]

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Line 6 (Red)

Station / Estación # 134: Norte 45

Justo antes de bajarme en Norte 45 por una visita más del MCM Project estaba leyendo Primavera Negra (Black Spring) de Henry Miller en que escribe ‘ Si nos emocian los reflejos de un acero mojado es porque a la edad de siete, de repente, nos llegó el presentimiento de la vida en el porvenir […]

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Line 3 (Olive)

Station / Estación # 116: Universidad

    Me subí a otro servicio de metro con dirección al sur y hoy el destino fue Universidad. La estación, al fin sureño de linea 3, permite aceso al campus principal de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) conocido como ‘Ciudad Universitaria’. La joya en la corona de la enseñanza superior de México, […]

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Three Quarter Time

MCM Project Update: The Third Quarter

Before I get into the the summary of the eventful third quarter of the project I’d like to present this video that I found by chance scrolling through the vast web.  Santiago Arau has done an exceptional job in condensing the flavour of the metro system into a one minute time-lapse video.  Check it out! […]

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Line 8 (Green)

Station / Estación # 107: UAM-I

Since I came to realise, not so long ago, the immense similarity of the name of this station (UAM-I) to the name of my favourite all time Australian rock ‘n’ roll band You Am I it has been at the fore of my consciousness and I knew an MCM Project visit was imminent. I have […]

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