The Magic of the Cities.

Zen promotes the rediscovery of the obvious, which is so often lost in its familiarity and simplicity. It sees the miraculous in the common and magic in our everyday surroundings. When we are not rushed, and our minds are unclouded by conceptualizations, a veil will sometimes drop, introducing the viewer to a world unseen since childhood. ~John Greer

You don't take a photograph, you make it. ~Ansel Adams

The Earth Has Music For Those Who Listen.

"I still find each day to short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read and all the friends I want to see"

~ John Burroughs

June 30, 2008

Builders 2


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June 29, 2008

Warm Day


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June 25, 2008

Tlalpan Ave.


Tlalpan Ave. going to the south side of the city, in the rush hour of the morning.

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June 24, 2008

Fabrics


Fabrics for sale on the street.

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June 23, 2008

Wired


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June 22, 2008

Reader


Reader at Chapultepec Lake

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June 20, 2008

Balloons


A nice couple of vendors in Texcoco, a little town near Mexico City.

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June 19, 2008

Afternoon Shadows


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June 18, 2008

Posting


Posting from Cuernavaca.

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June 16, 2008

Hats


Children at work.

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June 14, 2008

Flight

Flight

Just a Glance


Imaginad que la Tierra es de bronce
y que una golondrina, cada mil años,
la roza con un ala.
Cuando toda la Tierra se haya desgastado de este modo,
sólo entonces empezará la Eternidad.



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June 13, 2008

Virtual Dancer


Happy Weekend!

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June 12, 2008

Night and Day


Old wrought iron bench on A. Obregon Ave.

703th Post

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June 11, 2008

The Bus Driver


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June 9, 2008

Homework


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June 8, 2008

Casa del Puente


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June 7, 2008

Boogie


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June 6, 2008

Santiago Tlatelolco


Catholic church of Santiago Tlatelolco (1525) on The Plaza de las Tres Culturas ("Square of the Three Cultures") is the main square within the Tlatelolco neighbourhood of Mexico City, it contains the remains of Aztec temples and is flanked by this church and a massive housing complex built in 1964. The former headquarters of the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (Foreign ministry) also stands on the southern edge of the square. This headquarters now are a memorial museum called "Memorial 68" to remember the 1968 Mexican student demonstrations and the Tlatelolco Massacre victims and survivors. The name "Three Cultures" is in recognition of the three periods of Mexican history reflected by those buildings: pre-Columbian, Spanish colonial, and the independent modern nation. [ Wiki ]

Detail

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June 5, 2008

Anis del Mono


Old signs of the famous spanish liquor Anis del Mono. [ Del Mono anisette is an anis-anisette from Spain with a particular story. The Catalan business man Vicente Bosch owned an anisette distillery and various merchant vessels. In one of voyages, they brought him a monkey from America that later lived in the distillery. By the end of the XIX century that distillery was known as "the distillery of the monkey" and their anis-anisette as "anis-anisette of the monkey". Some time later, they decided to put a picture of the body of the monkey with the face of Vicente Bosch as the logo on the bottle. Del Mono is considered to be the finest anis-anisette from Spain, is a very sweet, colorless, liquor made from anise seed and tasting of licorice, is sweeter than most anise-flavored liquors and has an intense and pleasing aroma ]

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June 4, 2008

Casa del Lago / House of The Lake


Chapultepec Lake and in the background Casa del Lago (House of The Lake) in Chapultepec Park, is a place devoted to cultural activities including dancing, music, theatre plays and ballet. It also serves as meeting place for university-related organizations and committees of the National University.

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June 3, 2008

Flor de Fango / Mud Flower


Sculpture by Enrique Guerra. 1908

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June 2, 2008

Energy


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June 1, 2008

June 2008 Theme Day: My corner local shop


No more little stores with own image, just chains of minimarkets, all the same, zero individuality.

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