Monthly Archive: May 2016

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Photo Walk Nº14 – Colonia Roma

Our 14th Photo Walk took us to Colonia Roma, where beautiful old mansions rub shoulders with small shops, cafés and restaurants and decaying buildings. We started our walk at Casa Lamm, a cultural centre...

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Mazahua lady on market day

Mazahua lady in her typical dress at the market in Atotonilco, Guanajuato. The Mazahua people live in Central Mexico, mainly in the Estado de México, Queretaro and Michoacán. The traditional dress of the women...

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Mexico City’s Mega-Library

  The Biblioteca Vasconcelos is Mexico City’s mega-library, located in the Buenavista area. Housed in a massive modern building surrounded by a botanical garden to sound-proof and isolate it from the city’s hustle and...

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Bright green iguana

Mexico is home to many different types of iguana. This green iguana shows off its green-blue coloring and watches attentively, ready to make a quick dash if necessary.

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Colourful kitchen

The beautiful tiled kitchen in Robert Brady’s house in Cuernavaca, Morelos. Robert Brady was an American artist and collector whose home in Mexico where he lived for more than 24 years was turned into...

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Metepec, town of artisans

Metepec is a “Pueblo Mágico” near Toluca in the Estado de México famous for its ceramics, especially its “arboles de la vida” or trees of life. The town of brightly colored houses is overlooked by...

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NO Photo Walk this Tuesday 10th May

As many of you have activities with your kids or at school, and traffic will be worse than usual on Mother’s Day (I know this from experience after living here in Mexico for almost...