Cultural Mexico

The largest Spanish speaking country in the world, Mexico is an economic and cultural powerhouse. Located in Monte Alban, this was a court for the classic ball game All too…

Mexico Twomey Travel Tour – March 2020

NOW BOOKING! By request, people have been asking about a Mexico tour (finally)! Starting in Mexico City we’ll make our way through the important cultural regions of central and southern…

Venezuela and False Political Narratives – Updated

Yesterday I sat on a street corner in Cuenca, Ecuador and talked with Cesar from Maracaibo, Venezuela. He was sitting with his 5 year old daughter. His wife had gone…

Travel & Altitude

High above La Paz on Chacaltaya – once a remote ski slope above 5000 m / 17000 ft altitude. *Note: This is a personal blog about travel at altitude, but…

Peace

Give Peace a Change Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. —Albert Einstein The world has become slightly less peaceful over the last year,…

January & The Winter Rockies (Jasper Included)

Its all yellow in the heated chair! As we begin February here in the Canadian west, days are already becoming longer, although spring still feels very far away. I leave…

Mexico Beach Time

Fun, Culture and Family, in the Sun By Finn, Dad & Uncle Graham Us boys learning some acrobatics on the beach! Note from Patrick: This contribution was principally designed by…

Donald Trump’s Hate Crime

*This article was written in 2015, before Donald Trump was elected president. The recent attempt to overthrow the US government simply seems the inevitable culmination of years of hate-mongering, lies…

Tolerance and Poverty – Thoughts from Mexico

Within days of posting my last contribution Finn and I had the fortuitous opportunity of visiting the excellent Museum of Tolerance in Mexico City. Fully admitting I had no idea…

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