Oaxaca – street art

Oaxaca – street art

We are living in the quaint old barrio of Xochomilco in Oaxaca. (Joch-i- milko) which is a residential neighbourhood with cobbled street and lots of graffiti and some political statements. The one above is a chapuline (grasshopper) which they make into tacos and eat...
Oaxaca…We’re now installed in the south

Oaxaca…We’re now installed in the south

And is is warm here in Oaxaca as May is their hottest month, but very quaint. Firstly a pronunciation lesson – (so you can tell people were we are) Oaxaca = Wa-hah-ka with a slight emphasis on the hah! We have rented an artists house on Airbnb, which is stylish...

Popocatéptl Рwhere are you?

We went to Cholula looking for this… We knew we wouldn’t see snow but were hoping for a bit of smoke from the top…and we found the church – we climbed to the top and we looked out…. It had even rained heavily the night before, there was...

The Badlands

Some of our readers are thinking that this trip is all about sunsets and margaritas and shopping and visiting fantastic art sites. But, not every day is so easy or safe. We have officially entered the BADLANDS – the state of Guerrero is listed as HIGH RISK by...
Las Pozas

Las Pozas

Las Pozas is a wonderous sculpture and architecture and bird and animal park in the rainforest built by a highly eccentric Englishman who died in 1984. First the man: Edward James was the son of a Scottish socialite who was married to an American Railway tycoon.  This...