Mexico City – The Perfect Ending to a Magnificent Country

So here's what we heard about Mexico City: "It's so dirty and polluted - it's unbearable, it's dangerous - do not go out at night and never ever go out by yourself!" The reality: Mexico City is wonderful! In fact, on my very first day as I was strolling down the city street, I felt [...]

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Mexico City – Isla de las Muñecas (The Island of Dolls)

One day, a caretaker named Don Julian Santana Barrera was tending to the garden of his home by the canals of Xochimilco, Mexico, when he found a little girl who had drowned. Shortly after discovering her body he found a doll floating nearby. Believing the doll to be that of the girls, he decided to take it and [...]

Mexico? You Gonna Die!

Picture this... We're stepping out of our room in our Casa Particular in Cuba. Our taxi for the airport has arrived - next stop - Mexico. As we grab our backpacks, our hostess - a lady in her 70s or 80s leans forward to embrace us and give us kisses, wishing us well on our [...]