Missing out on haciendas in Mexico means missing something very beautiful and an important part of its cultural heritage.
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Having decided for ourselves once and for all that the best way of exploring the countryside is on horseback, we appointed ourselves for a horseback trip from San Cristobal to the indigenous village of Chamula.
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Meeting Mexico started with meeting Mexican cars – our friend couldn´t pick us up at the airport in Mexico City and sent us an uber instead. During our trip trough Mexico, it was the cars that made a lasting impression on us. Bright red, yellow, ultramarine blue – they matched up perfectly with the street colours. Diverse, lively and vintage, they embodied the spirit of Mexico. Strolling through the streets of Mexico City, Oaxaca, San Cristobal de las Casas or Morelia, we often stumbled upon the sight of a beautiful old car, parked next to a house painted in a contrasting colour. We could not but pull out a camera and start taking pictures. These pictures turned into a story, a story about wonderful Mexican cars and their owners.
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