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Zacatecas: habitantes de la tierra donde abunda el zacate.

#Tiraelrol en #Zacatecas, un Estado que es conocido por su himno “La marcha de Zacatecas” que eriza la piel desde que suenan las primeras notas y es considerado como el segundo himno mexicano. 112 more words


Jerez -- Zacatecas' Ornate Little Sister

Dateline: Jerez, Zacatecas

After I got back from Jerez, I immediately texted Enrique. “Why didn’t you tell me Jerez was so beautiful?!?” Enrique is from Jerez, and hardly mentioned the place, except to say that he lived there until about a year ago. 392 more words

Travel Within Mexico

By a nose... or, You are so beautiful to me...

El Gringo Suelto is a few light-years above the usual “what I’m doing on my trip to Mexico” sites.   In good part this is because Kim G is not only a good writer and observer, but because the El Gringo Suelto is as much about being a gringo in Mexico as it is about trying to overcome his “suelto” status. 1,588 more words


Chicomóztoc and Jerez -- The Gods Are Smiling On Me

Dateline: Chicomóztoc & Jerez, Zacatecas

I don’t believe in God. At least I don’t believe in the Christian conception of an eternal, all-knowing, all-powerful, single-entity god, ready to send me to eternal perdition if I don’t toe the line. 1,548 more words

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Moreno y Güero in Zacatecas -- Some Thoughts on Mexican Concepts of Beauty

I’m sitting in a plaza in Zacatecas, watching people pass by. The people here are strikingly handsome, mostly moreno and indigenous. They have beautiful, bronze skin, chiseled features, and deep, dark eyes. 1,349 more words

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Fantastic, Fun, Flying Felix

Felix had his first flight this week and it went swimmingly. Wait, no – it went flyingly. Though it would be an overt lie to say that it was hassle-free or easy, we were pleasantly surprised by how well he adapted.   946 more words