Daily life · Hiking · Mexico · travel

Abundance in Central Mexico

Abundance was the theme of an afternoon walk this week. July in Central Mexico is full of fruit and flowers and insects. It is the rainy season and vegetation really takes off in mid-July. It seemed everywhere we looked trees were heavy with avocados and peaches and apples. Every flowering plant was in bloom and… Continue reading Abundance in Central Mexico

Hiking · Mexico · travel

Walking the meadows of Mexico

Central Mexico has lots of meadows and agricultural towns that are perfect locations for a relaxing day walking. During the rainy season, the meadows are lush with high grasses, mushrooms and wildflowers. With the flowers come hummingbirds, butterflies and so many bumble bees that their chorus of buzzing surrounds you as you walk. Here are… Continue reading Walking the meadows of Mexico

art and design · Frida and Diego · Mexico · travel

Diego Rivera Murals in Mexico City – post 1

Not far from the Zocalo in Mexico City is the Ministry of Education building (Secretaría de Educación Publica or SEP). It’s one of my favorite places in Mexico City. You would think it would be a stuffy office building but it isn’t. It’s a 3 story stone structure with halls open to a large courtyard… Continue reading Diego Rivera Murals in Mexico City – post 1