Business man

  “Quanto custa?” I asked the little boy, and he answered me in a perfect English: ” It’s a donation, you pay as much as you want”. He had entered the restaurant where we were sitting and waiting for our fiends to arrive. It was one of those small places, half eating area and half…

Lessons from the sea

Back in Mexico, four times in the last two years, every time a different place and a new experience. This is slowly turning into a love affair. Our boat was waiting for our group of 22 divers, this would be our place to live in the next seven days. The crew of ten people, and…

The tortilla lady

There she was standing on her 2′ radius, rotating between the bowl of dough, the press machine, and the grill where she would finalize her work by putting all of the grilled tortillas in a basket covered with a white and green checkered napkin. She worked fast and pretended that nobody watched her. I watched…

Time

We think we have forever. But we don’t. Mexico: warm, colorful, delicious food and friendly people. That was my idea of this country, and it took me a big climb to the top of their world to smell their true culture, to feel the sun on my shoulder and to stop and think about its…

The taste of color

  The heat on the streets in Playa del Carmen was reaching some 110 F. We walked for a few hours checking out shops, restaurants, architecture, food, people, plants, aromas, music and the pebbles on the streets. Tiny doors leading us to secret gardens, playing a game of seduction where they would show us, from far away, only…