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  • Mexico: Stories from its ruins

    Mexico is a country that takes pride in preserving its ruins, because they tell so much about its history. The nation of Mexico was built overtime at the crossroads where various civilisations lived, grew, met, fought – and ultimately, were taken over by the Hispanics. But there is so much evidence of the lives of […]

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  • Mexico: Urban stories

    My first impression of Mexico City was 100% pure backpacker material. I’d just spent a few days in Lima, lying by the beach and recharging my normal-human batteries with fancy restaurants and big supermarkets. Then I got to Mexico City and decided to walk from the airport to the nearest underground station. Cue a confusing […]

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  • A day on la Isla del Sol

    So… I’m still here! Moving to Auckland and settling in a new city turned out to take a lot more of my time than I had expected. The plan was to work a lot, which I’m doing, and to blog a lot. Well, I’m halfway there, I guess! I’ve started discovering bits of New Zealand […]

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  • The highs and lows of La Paz

    Title pun alert! I’m probably the 7,846th person to make an altitude-related pun in a piece of writing about La Paz, but I’d hope you’ll soon have me forgiven. See, La Paz is 3,650m above sea level. Read that again. I said 3,650m. That’s high. And everything about La Paz, everything that makes it what it […]