Monthly Archives: September 2015

Mexico City, Mexico. September 2015

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“In Mexico, Spaniards encountered history as well as geography. This history is still alive: it is a present rather than a past. The temples and gods of pre-Colombian Mexico are a pile of ruins, but the spirit that breathed life into that world has not disappeared: it speaks to the hermetic language of myth, legend, forms of social co-existence, popular art, customs.”                   Octavio Paz in his Nobel Laureate address in 1990 The home of tequila, Aztecs, sombreros and Maya pyramids –  not to mention Pancho Villa, Diego Rivera, El Chapo and Carlos Slim (though of Lebanese ancestry) – almost everyone on the planet …

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