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“Xochicalco” can be translated from the ancient language of Nahuatl to mean “In the House of Flowers,” and I am so happy I was able to visit it at the end of the rainy season, when flowers were blooming, and the grass was green. There is something very magical about ancient ruins, and that magic is only heightened when they are slightly overrun by the elements. I’ve been lucky enough …

[ Written by guest | 21 Sep 2012 | One Comment | ]

Mexico – this country has been on my to-do list for a few years now, so I am more than happy to be here now and have a whole 6 weeks to dive into the culture and make the most of my stay.
My itinerary so far looks like this:
first few days – move into apartment in Condesa (bohemian part of Mexico City), meet old and new friends, explore the city
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[ Written by Katja | 27 Feb 2011 | 4 Comments | ]

Mexican Culture is diverse and holds many aspects that might seem a bit odd for westerners. Food, traditions, customs can be quite particular and few places show them off quite as well as the market place. When our hostel in Mexico City offered a free tour of the mercado mexicano we didnt’t have to think about it for too long and tagged along to be overwhelmed with a one of …

[ Written by guest | 26 Oct 2010 | One Comment | ]
Mexico City