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Entries on this site with 'mexico'
- the savage detectives
What an impossible book to summarize, Roberto Bolaño 's ' The Savage Detectives '. An exploded novel with dozens of narrators and a frenzied story spilling out from 1975 M
- mexico: real de catorce
Some eight hours further north from Guanajuato (see previous post ), in the middle of nowhere, the small mountain town of Real de Catorce is an oasis of quiet surrounded b
- mexico: guanajuato
A couple of hours north of Mexico City, the beautiful old city of Guanajuato is tucked away in the mountains. With one of the richest silver mines in the world (20% of the
- mexico: tenochtitlan
Mexico City, formerly known as Tenochtitlan , the capital of the Aztecs , was built on an island in Lake Texcoco and one of the world's largest cities by the time it was d
- mexico: teotihuacán
So, to finally delve into Mexico, with the awe-inspiring archeological site of Teotihuacán , just north-east of Mexico City. Built by unknown predecessors of the Aztecs (w
- love in the time of science
Slightly bizarre going to Mexico to discover music from Iceland... But Emiliana Torrini 's 'Love in the Time of Science' (from '99) proved to be the perfect soundtrack for