Category: Mexico 2015

Mexico day 9 : traveling with depression

Depression doesn’t stay at home as we jetset to new places, unfortunately it travels with us. It’s also not the baggage you can check or leave in the hotel. It’s like your fanny-pack clashing with your best travel outfit. It’s like a backpack filling up with goods in which the weight makes your whole body […]

Mexico days 5 – 7

I was supposed to be in Puebla on day 5 but Oaxaca has taken hold and won’t let me leave. Everyday the adventure plans itself guiding me through this quaint yet bustling city. I feel lucky, but I don’t believe in luck. This is intent paying off. These last few days have been magical. There […]

Mexico day 3 : Pray, Sin and then Celebrate

Unlike yesterday, today was not as innocent but muy culturally immersive. My morning started with the sound of church bells and the cracks of what sounded like gunshots. I listened closely for a whistle trail that might distinguish them as fireworks, but I wasn’t hearing any trails and the pops of the loud bangs sounded […]