January 31, 2007

Valle del Silencio / Silence Valley

A beautiful place near the city, fine to eat good trout, typical food & for dessert, a lot of oxygen.

January 29, 2007

The Dummy

An old camera (no digital), a ventriloquist's dummy & other stuff in a Sunday flea-market.

January 28, 2007

La Hija de los Apaches / The Apaches Daughter

Agua de las verdes matas,
tú me tumbas, tú me matas,
tú me haces andar a gatas.
Antigua rima popular.

Pulque, or octli, is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of the maguey, and is a traditional native beverage of Mesoamerica.
The maguey plant is not a cactus (as has sometimes been mistakenly suggested) but an agave, elsewhere called the "century plant". The plant was one of the most sacred plants in Mexico and had a prominent place in mythology, religious rituals, and Mesoamerican industry. La Hija de los Apaches, Its old glory and bright seem to be obscured by the erosion. This
rustic 60 years old ¨Pulquería” is one of the last bastions of local customs that stubbornly refuse to give in.
“La Hija de los Apaches” has witnessed countless discussions of famous writers through time and relates of ex-boxers who come to evoke his great feats every Thursday. Luis Buñuel, the eminent filmmaker, found an oasis in this place while he was filming ¨Los Olvidados¨ back in the 50s.
This was take last Friday afternoon.

January 26, 2007

Sleeping Door

In the still of the night.

January 25, 2007

Banca para Obispos / Bench for Bishops

From the exhibition "Benches Dialogue" this one is by Gustavo Monroy.

January 24, 2007


A mini street stand of refreshments made of ice & different flavours.

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January 23, 2007

January 18, 2007

La Diana / Diana Fountain

Sunset at main street Paseo de la Reforma, in the background, the Chapultepec Castle.

January 17, 2007

Walk Around

On Rio de Janeiro park. In the background, the statue of David.

January 13, 2007

January 10, 2007

Giordano Bruno

Giordano Bruno: The Forgotten Philosopher

He is one martyr whose name should lead all the rest. He was not a mere religious sectarian who was caught up in the psychology of some mob hysteria. He was a sensitive, imaginative poet, fired with the enthusiasm of a larger vision of a larger universe ... and he fell into the error of heretical belief. For this poets vision he was kept in a dark dungeon for eight years and then taken out to a blazing market place and roasted to death by fire.
By: John J. Kessler. Ph.D., Ch.E.

January 8, 2007

Waiting for the bill?

A waxwork from the restaurant of Ripley's Museum.

January 7, 2007

Catch You!

A quiet moment in an jugglers exhibition.

January 5, 2007

January 4, 2007

Banca Musical / Musical Bench

From the exhibition Benches Dialogue, Musical Bench by Alberto Blanco.

January 3, 2007

El Pendulo (The Pendulum)

Cafebreria El Pendulo, an excellent place to have dinner, likewise to look for a good book, a movie or an album!

January 2, 2007

Bench by Alberto Vega M.

From the expo: Benches Dialogue, this elegant one is by Alberto Vega M. & has no name.

January 1, 2007

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