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More Mexico City

Color. People. Lots of both. Noise. Madness. And endless energy. Mexico City is all that. There is just no way I can blog all the different things I saw and sketched, so here are a few highlights. We stayed at … Continue reading

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Pyramid of the Sun and the Moon,Teotihuacan, Near Mexico City

I have to say I was skeptical: how impressive can a huge mound of rock in the form of a pyramid be? But there is something awe-inspiring about these 2 huge pyramids at Teotihuacan. This is a view of the … Continue reading

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People on the streets, Mexico City

Harmonipan Players in freshly pressed khakhi uniforms stand at street corners and crank the handle on the harmonipan all day long. It must be even harder to listen to the same 20 second tune, over and over. I have to … Continue reading

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The Shoeshine boys (men?) of Mexico City

The shoeshine boys of Mexico City are so striking, with their deep red shoeshine setups and their assortment of rags and polishes. Men in suits stop by on their way to work and read their newspaper while their shoes get … Continue reading

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