Sitting in Calderon Park, waiting for the Cuenca walking tour to begin, I met “Da $hoe$hine Boyz!”. That’s just a name I gave them but I feel like they’d be real happy with it. They offered to shine my sneakers (?) and I tried to explain… nah, I just said “No” actually but they wantedContinue reading “8 Aug 19”
Taking a lot of photos of buildings, cars, and other inanimate objects. Would like to get past my fear of “getting caught” taking candids of people but in the meantime here’s a long shot of some drama across the street.
There are a lot of dogs just running around Oaxaca. Well-behaved street dogs that have never chased me down a dark, deserted street late at night (I’m looking at you Guatemala!).
I arrived at my AirBnB late on a Sunday night. Oaxaca, like most Latin American countries, is almost completely shut down on Sundays and late Sunday night is even worse- especially is you want food. Which I did. So just after I got the house tour from my rentor and put my stuff down, sheContinue reading “2 Apr 19”
I took a lot of pictures of this church too. I took a lot of pictures in general. It takes a lot of pictures to get to one good one especially when you have little idea what you’re doing. Here I am experimenting with light. Focus was apparently not a major part of this experiment.
I’m not sure what this means beyond the literal translation. I thought it might be a quote from Buddha but prolly not. It could also be read darkly like someone took me away. I guess I prefer to think about it like some kind of koan. Take from it what you will.
I have so many photos of this cathedral and there are tons of them on the internet (one looks exactly like this). Anyway, churches are big in Mexico literally and culturally. Get ready for more of this.
This wall art, El Corazon de Jesus, was in my Oaxaca AirBnb. Not a religious guy but I do think it’s nice. BTW, I’m in Oaxaca now for the next month.
Opened in 1907, this post office is still in operation and still beautiful.