Never realized how beautiful 500 pesos could be.
I’m back, baby! After a long journey (in planes, trains, and automobiles, no less) from Bielefeld –> Dusseldorf –> Cancún –> Isla Mujeres –> San Cristóbal de las Casas, I’m finally en casa yet again in Chiapas sweet Chiapas. I dreamt many times of this return over the course of my six months in Germany, [...]
We wanted to own the future, so we started with the soil, taking people as prisoners, making them slaves to “progress.” Knowing the earth held the answers, we raped her. We stole from her. We brutalized the planet, demanding she give us the way forward, and when she wouldn’t give us the answers we wanted, we tried to enslave her, too. Centuries later, we live in plastic cities built on the ashes of our forgotten ancestors’ altars to the earth.RKA on Clothesline Productions
Chalchihuitán always has a secret tucked in its back pocket. When I think of Chalchi, it is covered in mist, revealing your next step only when you make it.
And, since I’m a freelancer on a budget, “the office” is basically anywhere I am that has Wi-Fi and an outlet. Tonight, that place is EDELO Residencia in San Cristóbal de las Casas. (Yeah, I’ve rapped on EDELO’s bad self before.) While I hammer out next week’s schedule and catch up with my clients, I [...]
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