Tagged: Mexico

Mexican Bar Brawl

Mexican Bar Brawl. -Live transcript of Mr. E. https://youtu.be/mEn2yTJO8xc n October, 2014, I went down to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. That is where Junior, one of my best friends, lives. We go down there to hang out and do all kinds of shenanigans. We go once every-other-year kind of thing… It was nearing the end of the trip of when I was supposed to leave. I went there with a one-way ticket and figured I would come back whenever I had...

Mexicable Cable Car in Mexico City

Mexicable Cable Car in Mexico City

Mexicable Cable Car in Mexico City Jan 18.   After Irmante finished her studies at lunch time, she skipped her afternoon Spanish class so that she we could hang out.  We caught the metro to the end of Line 3 to Verdes Indio.  From there we caught the free Mexicable Bus for 20 minutes through Mexico City traffic to the start of the Mexicable system. Mexicable is cable-car gondola transportation that just opened in October 2016, and runs over the...

Mercado El Chopo in Mexico City Market

Punk Market El Chopo in Mexico City

Punk Market El Chopo in Mexico City Jan 14. At 14:00, Irmante and I went to Tianguis Cultural El Chopo in Mexico City which is the punk market that happens here.  It is amazing! El Chopo in Mexico City is packed with the coolest people you have ever seen in your life. When you walk to the market from the metro, you can tell when you are getting close to the market because suddenly everyone and everything begins to look...

Mexican Monarch Metal Brothers in Mexico City

Mexican Monarch Metal Brothers in Mexico City

The Mexican Monarch Metal Brothers in Mexico City. Jan 13. At 21:00 I went to meet Sara at a metal bar in Mexico City called Metal Brothers.  The website said there was no cover charge and stated that live bands play every night.  I was worried that it was going to be some lame ‘Cruise Ship’ band covering a version of ‘Hotel California’ for the eight-kajillianth time and fill me with regret. Nope! None of that at all…  Metal Brothers was...

Tequila Distillery Tour in Tequila, Mexico

Tequila Distillery Tour in Tequila, Mexico

Tequila Distillery Tour in Tequila, Mexico. December 20. Up, breakfast, buy some new shades that turn my face blue because of the color, and head to Jose Cuervo for the tequila distillery tour in Tequila.  It cost 220 pesos each for a one hour tequila distillery tour of Jose Cuervo! 220 pesos is essentially a king’s ransom for a one hour tour in Mexico.  Over 1/3 of the tequila consumed worldwide is Jose Cuervo and the other 65% is the...

Mexico City: Museum of Frida Kahlo

Museum of Frida Kahlo: Mexico City

Mexico City: Museum of Frida Kahlo. Dec 3 Soft taco breakfast.  Black tacos.  They come from blue corn.  Regardless of the color, it is so nice to be able to walk out into the street and there is a canopy and under it is a congregation of locals eating tacos together that two senoras are proudly making. Mexico City is great. This entire country is great!  Irmante and I decided to visit Casa Azul – Museo Frida Kahlo (The Museum...

New York City – German Nearly Official US Language

New York City – German Nearly Official US Language

German Nearly Official US Language. August 16. Imagine…  It was close.  German Nearly Official US Language.  Imagine how different the world would be today had that been the case.  Think of the wars… I was told recently that the United States of America had a vote when the country was being formed as to which language they would speak in the country; English or German.  There were nearly as many German immigrants as English at that time.  A language vote...

Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona: Bicycling

Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona: Bicycling

Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona: Bicycling. August 4. Life was a dandy of a beach all day.  That meant beer, sand and swimming.  Things can get worse, but I hope they never do. We met a couple from Portugal today.  They are Pedro and Sarah and they have been bicycling  south for 15 months.  They started in Boston in May of last year.  That must feel pretty good to tell people.  They have 9 months left until they need to make it...