This short piece of fiction I wrote has a few references to Latin America so I thought I would publish it here. I have been doing quite a lot of translation recently but primarily from Spanish to English, so I decided I would translate this to Spanish. The photo is of Oaxaca, a beautiful colonial city... Continue Reading →
Continuing on the Oaxaca theme, here are a couple of shots from the town of Mitla, in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Here, as was commonly the case, the site was largely razed by Spanish colonizers. The same stones were used to construct the catholic church.
In late 2012 I found myself in a taxi in Mexico City with a fifty-something year old driver. Our conversation followed a familiar pattern. He asked me how long I had been in Mexico and which parts of the country I had visited. I told him of my travels and he replied that while that... Continue Reading →