Fixing some stereotypes

Allright, now when I’ve lived and explored this amazing country, pretty well, I can start to confirm and uncorfirm some expectations and stereotypes I had , and people overall have about México. Hats, sombreros: You’ve seen too much Hollywood movies, the huge sombreros and the ranchero hats are mostly past. I was also expecting that…






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Semana Santa “The holy week”

Semana Santa is the Méxican spring break starting at the end ot the first week of april. We took also some days off the university to extend our holiday to, of course, be able to travel more. And with proudness, I can honestly say that we did some heck of a travel.   On Thursday,…






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Ciudad de México

I had been waiting this for long time, and finally i flew to México city with couple of friends. Ive seen this huge 25 million people metropol once from the airplane, when we changed planes in airport of México city on our way back from Oáxaca. I booked a hotel close to the centro historico,…






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Zacatecas y Real de Catorce

With seven friends, we rented two cars and drove first to the old silver mine town of Zacatecas. I was impressed, the city is really beautiful and the buildings built with the commerce gained from silver were truly amazing. After some problems, we were able to get the tickets to the “El mina de eden”…






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Houston

Last weekend we decided to go to Texas, and aim to Houston, the fourth biggest city in United States. We were a group of ten people, only guys (trust me, this way its MUCH easyer, as I found out on my another trip). We were from Finland, Denmark and Netherlands, so culturally pretty similar people….






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Where did I go?

During my holidays, I went to see very different parts of México than the city where I lived all of the first semester. Because a picture tells more than thousand words, Ill just add here a list of places I visited with some of the most amazing picks I took on the road 🙂 Estado…






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Holidays

Finally the christmas holidays start and I have time for traveling. Im gonna see as many places in México as possible!   About the studies so far: I passed all except one module of the five academic modules I took at the beginning of semester. My modules were pretty random because I didnt get almost…






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Dia de los muertos

I had the change to experience this very Méxican celebration, Dia de los muertos. The celebration was made famous for the world in the movie “James Bond – Spectre” where in the beginning of the movie 007 fights in a helicopter over the Zocalo of México City. Dia de los muertos, translated as “the day…






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Dia de la independencia

Yeasterday we had the opportunity to celebrate the Méxican independence day with local people, our neighbours. Independence day in México is quite an important celebration, and for most of the people, it is a national holiday. Like for all the the big celebrations in México, also preparations for the dia de la independencia start early….






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