01.28.16

Working on my fitness

Victoria Belcher

..it became apparent that Americans do something wrong when it comes to dancing. The locals dance effortlessly, don’t seem to get tired and can very clearly maintain a squat for like 100x longer than my legs allow.

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01.25.16

Mexican Music Monday: Jan 25

Alexandra Thompson

If you’ve eaten with me before, you’re probably wondering how I’m able to survive. Don’t worry, I still hate condiments.

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01.24.16

Tlaquepaque

Alexandra Thompson

"When we were kids we conquered the world with the values we held in our heart. In adolescence we lost these values and now in ‘maturity’ we know that we can recover them."

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01.22.16

Bienvenidos a la Casa Herradura…

Alexandra Thompson

Inside the center was wax and that is the part that they use to make tequila. After separating the center, it is cooked for several hours to extract the agave juice.

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01.22.16

Bonfim

Victoria Belcher

The impact of Candomblé on Bonfim today is undeniable, but this tolerance has not always been the norm.

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01.13.16

Oh, America...

Alexandra Thompson

Every day I meet someone new and every day I have hope. I see someone smile and laugh with their friends from across the way, and my day brightens.

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01.13.16

Um bloginho

Victoria Belcher

While this area is beautiful and bustling, it is really conflicting to think about the dark history of racism and sexism that built this part of the city.

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01.11.16

Mexican Music Monday: El Primer

Alexandra Thompson

For the first hour or two the DJ played classic US hits like “Yeah” by Usher and “Drop It Like It’s Hot” by Snoop Dogg. As Americans, Ben and I knew all the words and were cranking out some crazy dance moves.

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01.06.16

Mis primeros días

Alexandra Thompson

For my first trip into the city, I was optimistic. This area wasn’t the prettiest, but I knew it could only get better.

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