Mexican State Capitals: Xelapa, Veracruz

With a natural opening in the middle of a formidable mountain range Veracruz Mexico has been a very strategic city for as long as humans have inhabited the area, which is a long time! It was in Veracruz, Mexico that … Continue reading

Mexican State Capitals: Tepic, Nayarit

The Lazy Man’s History of the European Conquest of the Mexican West Coast So the year is 1527. It is seven years after Hernan Cortez conquers the Aztecs and declares the area New Spain. Hernan Cortez is getting rich. The … Continue reading

Free Arts Day on Grand Avenue / MOCA LA / Little Toykyo

Saturdays is usually a free day for me, I was supposed to go to the Franchise Exposition Fair in downtown LA but some church stuff came up so I wasn’t able get out at 8 am when the morning train … Continue reading

Visiting 10 Amusement Parks in One Year

Last December as a Christmas gift to the family we got three Cedar Fair Platinum passes. We had a Gold pass (only good for Knott’s and Soak City) three years prior and combined it with the dining pass. We went … Continue reading

Mexican State Capitols: Mexicali, Baja California Norte

Visited: August 18-19, 2018 As a state Baja California Norte is a relatively new state, having been admitted in 1959. Before that it was known as a territory. The first traces of humans date back as far as 11,000 years … Continue reading