Our adventure in Mexico continues as we meet the women of Roller Derby Guadalajara, learn about their experiences starting the league, and spending some quality time practicing our Spanish and eating delicious food.
Apparently we picked a crazy time to come to Mexico. On Sunday, July 1, Mexico will hold its Presidential elections, and tension seems to be high all over the city. Maris, our apartment host, told us about a huge demonstration to take place along Avenue Reforma. Bright and early Sunday morning, Stephanie Distress and Lizzy [...]
Today begins the first leg of the Flat Track Around the World epic journey—our expedition to Mexico! We have dreamed; we have planned; we have fretted and rejoiced…and then planned a whole bunch more…and now we’re finally on our way. After double and triple checks of bags and equipment, we loaded ourselves into a friend’s [...]
t seems as though I was just a tad overly ambitious with my first Phase One itinerary. Heads more level than mine (ahem…Cynthia…ahem) have informed me that footage and information from 20 countries would result in a Ken Burns-length documentary, which is within neither the budget nor the attention span of the average moviegoer. Therefore, I’ve revised the itinerary …