Trips and Travels

Guanajuato – one of Mexico’s most precious towns

Guanajuato – one of Mexico’s most precious towns

The Spanish discovered silver here. They needed a town. Guanajuato was born.
There was lots of silver through these mountains and the place was prosperous. The colonialists had lots of money … Continue reading

Sobering up away from the beaches of Mexico

Sobering up away from the beaches of Mexico

After a month of doing this:

randomly mixed in with a bit of this:

and on really lazy days a bit of this:

it is fair to say…. I was well and truly … Continue reading

 
Letting reality wash over me

Letting reality wash over me

I have fallen victim of Mexico’beach lifestyle. Help!
No! Stay away!
Get your clean hands off of me!
If you want to stay pass over the tacos and beer!
Mexico does have some pretty … Continue reading

Moments in San Carlos

Moments in San Carlos

Mexico, country number fifty something.
After a surprisingly smooth border crossing/car importing, spending a night in a city in the middle of vast parched spaces covered in no less than gazillions … Continue reading

 
Hangover in Portland

Hangover in Portland

Turns out it is a pain in the butt to find good coffee around the ghostly streets of Portland after New Years Eve. The city is dead with the exception … Continue reading

I am still not peopled-out, people!

I am still not peopled-out, people!

I have always loved being surrounded by people. God knows I love to blab with good folks almost tirelessly. Throw in some good coffee and a challenging mind and I … Continue reading

 
Ho-ho-ho (2013)

Ho-ho-ho (2013)

Never lose your holiday spirit ;)
You may not care for the commercialism of Christmas, neither do I.
You may not care for the religious aspect, neither do I.
You may not care … Continue reading

13 year old tries to place countries on a map

13 year old tries to place countries on a map

Not long ago an ‘experiment’ of asking Americans to fill in a blank map of Europe and then showing the results was buzzing around social media everywhere. I don’t have … Continue reading

 
I want some wacky watermelon

I want some wacky watermelon

 
I saw the image above yesterday and just fell in love with it. It is the creation of Javier PĂ©rez, who has many more of these and you can enjoy … Continue reading

A beginner’s guide to snow appreciation

A beginner’s guide to snow appreciation

Do not belittle this carefully crafted guide. Yes, there is a vast number of people out there that take snow for granted. It barely warrants a mention that everybody experiences … Continue reading