El Burro Borracho
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... possible to answer his questions (or not). It became clear he was looking for anything he could to catch me on, but then his English-speaking colleague came over to assist. He asked where I was going, and I told him I was headed to Brazil for the World Cup (Copa Mondial). He started laughing and said he hoped I was rooting for Mexico. Of course, I said, as long as they weren't playing America. As a formality he asked if I ...
Other than that I mostly enjoyed the Zihua life, going to the beach, paddle-boarding, walking the hills, drinking mezcal and sipping fresh cool Micheladas in the sun.
A short visit to Mexico city took me to the house (now museum) of Frida Kahlo and to Xochimilco, 170 km of canals where you can hop on a private colorful wooden boat similar to the gondolas of Venice. Along the way other little boats will pull up ...
... and between this work and the mercury processing, the average life expectancy was around 25 years of age for the workers. Ergo the need for black slaves as described earlier. I believe he talked about this facility going through 350,000 workers in its lifetime. Some conquistadors were truly nasty people in their quest for wealth.
There are a number of gardens that were developed in its second iteration as the ...
"Bad habits are hard to break" I said.
"Bad habits are good to break" he said.
"He", is James, I mentioned him briefly in a previous entry. I'm currently living with him as he kindly invited me to come and stay in his gorgeous house on the hill at the far side of La Ropa Beach, overlooking the entire beautiful bay on one side, surrounded by the luscious green hills on the others.
James is awesome. At a young age he worked as an actor ...
... hot springs that evening. We politely agreed and then quickly realized he had invited us to some "local" hot spring without even asking us our names. We agreed on a time, "See you at 7". No worries, see you then. I made note that we hadn't introduced ourselves before receiving the invitation. I informed Wease that you didn't need to complicate things with names if your just going to kill them any way, holy ****, thanks dad and Maryann for making me think ...