October 4, 2010

Misconceptions about Mexico City

By Stephen Bugno Over-crowded, polluted, dangerous. These were some of the misconceptions I had about Mexico City. Strolling the quiet, tree-lined neighborhoods of Coyoacon, the one-time […]
October 1, 2010

Photo from the Road: Correo Central, Mexico City

I was so impressed by the architecture and interior design of Mexico City’s most elegant buildings: the Palacio de Bellas Artes, Torre Latinoamericana, Museo Nacional de […]
September 23, 2010

I went to Mexico City to See an Ice Axe

By Stephen Bugno Well, not exactly. But the house of Trotsky has definitely been a highlight. You can’t actually see the ice axe that was used […]
September 9, 2010

Coming into Mexico City

  Walking off the plane I meet Gonzalo. He has black hair slicked to the side, is dressed stylish and caries a guitar. He asks me […]
September 7, 2010

Across the Rio Grande to Chihuahua

By Stephen Bugno Because of the situation in Juarez, I thought it would be a better idea to cross the border at one of the smallest […]
September 7, 2010

Photo from the Road: Chihuahua’s Museo Quinta Gameros

Successful mine owner Dom Manuel Gameros built this gorgeous mansion in Chihuahua, Mexico in 1910 as an exact replica of a posh Parisian home. It was […]
September 6, 2010

Contemplating Juarez

By Stephen Bugno “It used to be a great place to party. Everybody would go over there from El Paso. Now El Paso is where everybody […]