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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MEXICO, TRAVEL

MEXICO CITY SNIPPET OF LIFE # 1: SON OF HERNANDEZ

It’s a bright Sunday morning and I am sitting in the shade on the fringes of a pedestrian thoroughfare engrossed in the sordid Parisian world of Henry Miller’s ‘Tropic of Cancer’. I raise my gaze to see Sunday strollers meander by.  Parishioners stream from the colonial era church, momentarily coagulating the flow of passers-by. A […]

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Line 2 (Blue), Line 7 (Orange)

Station / Estación # 121: Tacuba

In the wake of treading through the boneyards and beyond of Panteones on Saturday afternoon I felt I still had adequate kindling in my energy reserves to spark another visit so I zipped one stop down the line to Tacuba to make it a dual visit day. One spark and see where it spreads; a […]

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Line 7 (Orange)

Station / Estación # 92: Barranca Del Muerto

Barranca Del Muerto translates as ‘Ravine of the Dead.’ The name comes from a ravine that used to exist in the area where corpses were reportedly thrown during the years of the Mexican Revolution. The station symbol of two eagles apparently is due to the presence of eagles in the area at this time, attracted […]

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