Hand of God and Goal of the Century: Azteca Stadium

Hand of God and Goal of the Century: Azteca Stadium

-Arbitro corupto! Arbitro corupto! We are sitting in the nosebleed section of the Azteca stadium in the outskirts of Mexico City listening to the hilarious chants of the local boisterous soccer fans.  We are sitting so high that I feel a little dizzy and a…

A Night in the Cemetery – Picnic with Ghosts in San Andres Mixquic, Mexico

A Night in the Cemetery – Picnic with Ghosts in San Andres Mixquic, Mexico

Continuing from previous post : Day of the Dead in Mexico – This is not Disney’s Coco. After the Day of the Dead parade was over, we grabbed a few tortas and coffee at a local restaurant to warm up.  It was 5 pm and…

Day of the Dead in Mexico – This is Not Disney’s Coco

Day of the Dead in Mexico – This is Not Disney’s Coco

We had conversations for years about visiting Mexico on the Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos) but wanted to wait until celebrations fell on the weekend.  Finally, in early 2019, we bought tickets to the city of Morelia and excitedly started planning the…

Familiar and Strange – The Cuisine of Mexico

Familiar and Strange – The Cuisine of Mexico

Before we ever visited Mexico, one thing we thought we knew about Mexico well was the food.  Tacos, burritos, nachos, and fajitas is our go-to comfort food.  Imagine our surprise when we found some very different menu offerings south of the border, with most of…