My favorite thing about Mexico City is the endless visual feast. It is my favorite place to simply roam and take photos. I usually start around the Zocalo or Calle Madero. In the streets around this area you will occasionally see a tiled building. The most spectacular of which is the Casa de los Azulejos,… Continue reading Exploring Mexico City – Tiled buildings
Here in central Mexico the trees are full of orchids. Indigenous folk hike the woods to collect them and sell them in the market and around town. We hike the woods a lot and spot many varieties high in the trees above us. Collecting them has become a hobby and we have had 25-30 different… Continue reading Wild Orchids
Walking the back roads of Mexico. Here are a few lovely images from this weeks walking along the dirt and cobblestone streets of Mexico’s small towns.
I frequently see individuals out cleaning the streets. Especially after market day. They are usually older folks with a broom and a wheelbarrow. They work for the city to keep the parks and streets free of trash. I often see them using homemade brooms which I find absolutely charming and nostalgic. Small observations.