Visiting Teotihuacan

Kevin did 90% of the research for our trip to Mexico City, and I could tell it was going to be a good trip because of how excited he would get about what he was reading. When he suggested that our trip include a day trip outside of the city I knew that we were…

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The Museum of the Object of Objects!

After lunch at the San Angel Inn and a quick visit to the Museum of the House/Studio of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, we headed to another interestingly named museum, the Museo del Objecto del Objecto. It translates to 'the museum of the purpose (or object) of the object'. This is how Wikipedia describes it:…

Visiting the Museum of the House/Studio of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

After we enjoyed art shopping at El Bazaar Sabado and lunch (with a bottle of cava) at the San Angel Inn, we ventured across the street to visit the shared home and studio of the famous Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. We'd heard that the Frida Kahlo museum was famed for its long…

Torres del Paine – III – Completing the Loop

Intro | Part I | Part II | Part III Day 7 - Campamento Italiano Map (link) | Distance: 7.5 km + 5 km | Time: 1.75 hours + 3 hours The hike from Paine Grande to Italiano is one of the shortest hikes in the park, designed so hikers can enjoy a "day hike"…

Torres del Paine – II – John Gardner and Glacier Grey

Intro | Part I | Part II | Part III Day 4 - Campamento El Paso (John Gardner Pass ⛰️) Map (link) | Distance: 8 km | Time: 7.5 hours We had been gently warned by the rangers that most hikers should leave camp around 7:30 am to climb the John Gardner Pass, so despite…