Dear Reader, You have seen before that sometimes we may bump into very strange and/or curious like the ones we have discovered in China. Well odd signs keep appearing on my way. Last week end I found this one in Chacala, West coast of Mexico. The place itself […]
Dear Reader, I thought that in nature there is only one big mammal that has floppy ears. The elephant. Otherwise floppy ears are a clear feature of domesticated animals, like rabbits, some dog races, etc. That was until I encountered this lovely cow in Chacala area. The Brahman […]
Salton Rice photo, Quintana Roo.
Dear Reader, This is the most anonymous synagogue I have ever seen. La Ghriba synagogue, in Djerba, Tunisia. Even in super touristic spots of Tunisia you can find rare jewels. The La Ghriba or El Ghriba synagogue is the oldest still-standing synagogue in Africa. A rare piece of […]
Dear Reader, the Volcano of Colima, also known as Volcán de fuego (Volcano of Fire), it is one of the youngest volcanos in Mexico and it erupts basically everyday. We were lucky as last week end this was our landscape for more than two hours drive towards Michoacán. […]
Dear Reader, one of the most interesting and attractive states of Mexico where thousands of adventurers and surfers come every year. Michoacán. Below is what looked like an abandoned lunch & breakfast spot on the rocks
Dear Reader, This Mayan mask represents birth and death as part of a never ending cicle of human evolution through life and the afterlife as it was understood by the Mayas. Death was followed by lavish preparations for the next life after passing through Xibalba, Mayan Underworld.
Dear Reader, below is a photo I took in Tulum where natives perform the Sun dance for gratitude from a high pole and later sliding down while the shaman plays flute tunes.
Dear Reader, ancient people used to believe that you could reach Hell through certain points on our planet. One of them is located in Italy close to Cumae town. Lake Averno. Because the lake used to be a volcano, the crater fumes prevented many forms of life to […]
Dear Reader, In Italy we have many borgos. A borgo is an italian word that normally implies the outer side of an old town, also known as paese. This photo is of Barbarano Romano, my favorite borgo dated approximately 1280 a.D. As in many other bongos, houses on […]