Jun 12 2011

le rustique

Just a p´tit coucou for telling you we´re spending a couple of days in Paris :). We will be back to Provence next wednesday where let´s hope I´ll get more time to share with you the continuation of our french holidays.

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Jun 07 2011

detail eglise
eglise dome
tonton j and m

[Régis and I are enjoying our holidays in french soil. I will be sharing some of our everyday vida loca adventures in Southern France. If you have a special question about this region, do not hesitate and leave it as a comment. I´ll do my best to answer it in no time.]

I´m writing these lines from my in laws maison. A lovely provençal home in the heart of yes, La Provence; a small village of no more than 7,000 habitants where if rain would allow it, and the Spring behaved as it should during this season, well, we should be hear les cigales crying.

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Mar 23 2011

granpa and grandson

Browsing through my old pictures files I stumbled upon  these photos I did last year when we were visiting Shanghai and the World Expo.
I remember that particular day was a sad drizzly, breezy and overcast one but that didn’t stop me to hop on what I have always considered the best transportation way between Pudong and Puxi (the two sides that conform the city of Shanghai and that are divided by the famous Huang Pu River); the ferry. It cost barely nothing (around 3 kuais) and for the short 5 minutes it takes to transport you from the dark side (Pudong) to the brighter one (Puxi) you also get the incredible opportunity to mingle with the local community.

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Mar 13 2011

cruz

swimming pool - window

chair and chairs at Brady Museum

Robert Brady was a nice gringo* (American) who fell in love with Mexico. To be precise his infatuation was towards Cuernavaca. Same city where Malcom Lowry´s novel, Under the Volcano happens.

It also happens to be my hometown.

It also happens el Señor Brady was aside an art collector, an artist himself and a philantropist with wonderful taste, time, friends (and money) to throw a hell of parties at his home. You know, mi casa es tu casa was never best represented.

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