Children of the Dead

There are dead children in Oaxaca.  Hundreds of them.  They hold parades, hang out on street corners, and run wild in cemeteries.  These little ghouls are coming to get you.  They are adorable! Of course these kids aren’t dead dead. … Continue reading Children of the Dead

Old Los Angeles


In downtown Los Angeles, not far from the towering skyscrapers and iconic city administration building is a small, out of the way pocket of Old Mexico known as Olivera Street.  If you’re running short of curios for your next Cinco de Mayo party or just need to stock up on Día de Muertos costumes, you need to head to Olivera Street.  It’s also a wonderful excursion and opportunity to learn about the history of this behemoth city on the West Coast.

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