La Quebrada cliff divers, Acapulco

People of my age might remember the old Holliwood movie featuring La Quebrada Cliff Divers in Acapulco. The 1963 American musical comedy movie “Fun in Acapulco” starring Elvis Presley and Ursula Andress  made this place famous. This is a very steep cliff rising out of the Pacific Ocean in the Gulf of Acapulco, Mexico. Courageous …

Open door to dreams

The Open door to dreams is a surrealistic photo composition that I  made some years ago for a photography concept contest. The idea was to illustrate this text: “I hear it in the deep heart’s core” from “The Lake Isle of Innisfree,” by W.B. Yeats. The poem is about a place that the poet always …

Don't Travel with a Red Car In Mexico

Don’t Travel with a Red Car In Mexico! ๐Ÿ™‚ I took this photo in a rural area of Chiapas, Mexico, and I thought it was very funny ๐Ÿ™‚ Well, it looks like the saying about bulls being attracted to redโ€“moving objects is not a myth! Toros can be dangerous not only in Coridas, but also …

Who Said Mexicans Were Poor

Who said Mexicans were poor…?? This is a view from the back of a classic Mercedes Benz car, cruising one of the narrow downhill streets in Guanajuato, Mexico. Well, who said the Mexicans were poor? I actually saw them coming from the top. It was a little unusual to see such a car going down …

Colorful hiltop houses Guanajuato

Colorful hilltop buildings in Guanajuato Mexico There are a lot of colors in Guanajuato Mexico. Some even say that this is the most beautiful city in the country. I don’t know if it’s the most beautiful, but it is nevertheless on the top of the list ๐Ÿ™‚ Colorful hilltop buildings in Guanajuato Mexico What makes …

Mazatlan paralailing

Mazatlan Mexico brings back to me some of the best memories I ever had as an adult. For me being happy has always been related to the water and beach. That’s because as a child, I was so fortunate to spend many wonderful summer vacations on the shore of the Black Sea, along with my …

Cruise ships in Cozumel terminal

It is simply amazing to see these monster cruise-ships in Cozumel Mexico. My husband and I spent a few weeks in this beautiful location on the Caribbean Sea. And because we were close to the water, we could watch the harbor activity, which is really captivating. I’ve never seen so many cruise-ships in one place, …

Water reflections at Centro de Artes de San Agustin

We visited San Agustin Etla Arts Center in Mexico a few years ago, and I always wanted to make a post on this ever since. The opportunity came with a WP challenge on reflections. Just perfect, because most of my photos taken there are based on water reflections. I never had such a surrealistic sentiment …