Back to school

I managed to leave Mexico City after a lot of postponing – life as a couch surfer is far too convenient, and a city as bloody huge as Mexico doesn’t really bore you, if you can handle the distances and density. This time I picked the second class bus, and there was certain noticeable differences…

Travellers travel…. slowly

After leaving the Bosque Village I was excited to be back on the road… all the way to Patzcuaro, merely an hour away! There I ended up staying for three nights, and felt way too comfortable. The city is not too big, but big enough to be interesting. The city centra is more beautiful than…

Life at the Bosque village and the thoughts it produces

The ideal living is supposedly easy, isn’t it? Back to the roots, they say, back to the easy living. Well, life here in the Bosque Village, the permacultural farm which I am currently staying at outside of a small town, Erongaricuaro, is at the present quite calm and carefree. But that’s cause most of the…

The Mexican hospitality

The hum and buzz of a city as huge as Mexico City has even more tonalities than one can imagine. The spread of the city, the core and the suburbs, historical sights, modern shopping, nature closing in while culture is ruling. The City has the highest density of museums in the world, I managed to…

Departure – arrival!

Preparation is maybe both the most and the least necessary stage of life. To be prepared often makes things easier, but the preparation itself can never prepare you for the real life experience anyway. With this city, the Mexican capital, the ancient Aztec Tenochtitlan, I wasn’t any more prepared than I had been playing Civilization…