The Magic of the Cities.

Zen promotes the rediscovery of the obvious, which is so often lost in its familiarity and simplicity. It sees the miraculous in the common and magic in our everyday surroundings. When we are not rushed, and our minds are unclouded by conceptualizations, a veil will sometimes drop, introducing the viewer to a world unseen since childhood. ~ John Greer

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Tlalpan Ave.

Tlalpan Ave. going to the south side of the city, in the rush hour of the morning.

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008


Fabrics for sale on the street.

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Sunday, June 22, 2008

Friday, June 20, 2008


A nice couple of vendors in Texcoco, a little town near Mexico City.

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Monday, June 16, 2008

Saturday, June 14, 2008



Just a Glance

Imaginad que la Tierra es de bronce
y que una golondrina, cada mil años,
la roza con un ala.
Cuando toda la Tierra se haya desgastado de este modo,
sólo entonces empezará la Eternidad.

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Friday, June 13, 2008

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Night and Day

Old wrought iron bench on A. Obregon Ave.

703th Post

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Friday, June 6, 2008

Santiago Tlatelolco

Catholic church of Santiago Tlatelolco (1525) on The Plaza de las Tres Culturas ("Square of the Three Cultures") is the main square within the Tlatelolco neighbourhood of Mexico City, it contains the remains of Aztec temples and is flanked by this church and a massive housing complex built in 1964. The former headquarters of the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (Foreign ministry) also stands on the southern edge of the square. This headquarters now are a memorial museum called "Memorial 68" to remember the 1968 Mexican student demonstrations and the Tlatelolco Massacre victims and survivors. The name "Three Cultures" is in recognition of the three periods of Mexican history reflected by those buildings: pre-Columbian, Spanish colonial, and the independent modern nation. [ Wiki ]


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Thursday, June 5, 2008

Anis del Mono

Old signs of the famous spanish liquor Anis del Mono. [ Del Mono anisette is an anis-anisette from Spain with a particular story. The Catalan business man Vicente Bosch owned an anisette distillery and various merchant vessels. In one of voyages, they brought him a monkey from America that later lived in the distillery. By the end of the XIX century that distillery was known as "the distillery of the monkey" and their anis-anisette as "anis-anisette of the monkey". Some time later, they decided to put a picture of the body of the monkey with the face of Vicente Bosch as the logo on the bottle. Del Mono is considered to be the finest anis-anisette from Spain, is a very sweet, colorless, liquor made from anise seed and tasting of licorice, is sweeter than most anise-flavored liquors and has an intense and pleasing aroma ]

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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Casa del Lago / House of The Lake

Chapultepec Lake and in the background Casa del Lago (House of The Lake) in Chapultepec Park, is a place devoted to cultural activities including dancing, music, theatre plays and ballet. It also serves as meeting place for university-related organizations and committees of the National University.

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Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Sunday, June 1, 2008

June 2008 Theme Day: My corner local shop

No more little stores with own image, just chains of minimarkets, all the same, zero individuality.

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