Hometown

Raton is my little hometown in New Mexico. The place where I woke up every morning smelling the great cooking from my mother. Running downstairs to be the first to get the best enchiladas from the table. My brother and sister who already were older were already spoiled and rather laid in bed. But he,…

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Fiesta

Our culture is from origin very happy. We love to dance, party and eat. It’s in our blood. The annoying part is, our country is poor and there are some rotten apples in our society have a lot of power. And when you are poor and you are a bad person it’s very easy to…

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Day of the dead

Día de los Inocentes is a two day festival on November the 1st and November the 2nd which you have to witness at least once in your lifetime. The festival is massive and almost everyone is involved. If you want to get a sense of the true character of the Mexicano this is it. As…

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The book of life

I will discuss one of the latest and most beautiful movies featuring our precious Day of the Dead festival. This is Book of life. And no hombre, don’t worry, I will discuss all the other ones as well for example the James Bond movie, the awesome videogame Grim Fandango. But first the movie. This movie…

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Tortilla life

Being a Mexican over here is not always fun. I learned it the hard way. Especially now with the election coming up, it’s getting dangerous. That’s why you need to obey the rules, get all your facts straight and get the right papers. Also expat related subjects need to be complete for example your international health insurance, a valid drivers license…

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