Mezcal Madness

“So why did you decide to take a mezcal tour?” inquired the retired Canadian lawyer as he passed around a open bottle of said liquid. This was a great question as I was pretty clueless about the beverage when I paid the deposit for the Mezcal Educational Tour. Alvin, the previously mentioned lawyer turned tour […]

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Day of the Dead in Oaxaca Mexico

The first thing I learned upon arriving in Mexico is that the phrase dia de los muertos is a major misnomer. The word “dia” implies that the festivities last only one day or perhaps a single night. It was clear from the fireworks that greeted our 3pm arrival on October 29th that the festivities were […]

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