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Chefchaouen: The Blue Pearl

White and blue homes in Chefchaouen, Morocco, Africa.

Chefchaouen’s vivid homes boast a combination of white and blue everywhere in its narrow cobblestone alleys and stairs. See some pictures I took there.


Want to Take a Look at Pátzcuaro?

Picture of a street with houses on both sides of the street. Houses painted in white and red.

White and red houses of adobe with tile roofs and cobblestone streets, a long history, and local traditions make Pátzcuaro a magic village. Let me walk you around this particular place that amazes thousands of visitors each year. Keep reading!


The Best and Worst Hike of My Life

View of mountains in the desert.

The best and worst hike of my life so far. Can you guess where in the world that was? Continue reading to find out where and why.


My favorite (and not so favorite) restaurants in Veracruz

Veracruz restaurants. Pizza, salmon a la veracruzana, cheese with tamarind

From the ordinary to the extraordinary, let me show you something about my latest trip to Veracruz, Mexico in late January and early February. I’ve been to Veracruz a couple of times, but there was something different in this last trip that I would like to highlight. And it is not the famous San Juan de Ulúa fort, neither the traditional and historic downtown, nor the nice pedestrian area along the beach, nor the rich folkloric dances; no, none of that, but the food!


Tai’erzhuang, the Most Beautiful Water Town in China?

Tai'erzhuang at night by Jesús Rosas

Tai’erzhuang may be really difficult to pronounce, but some say that this is the most beautiful water town in China. Tai’erzhuang is one of the best places for two things. Check it out and see what it is.


How Was 2014?

Mother's Day

How was 2014 for you? There are many ways to do an end-of-the-year review. Think of your social life, relationships, family, finances, school, career, health, spirituality, and others. Do your year review, here is mine if you want to see an example.


My Pictures published on Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East book by Donna Lee Bowen

Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East book

Some of my pictures published in Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East book also required in some classes in some universities in the United States. I should mention that not all pictures in the book are mine. But read the story to find out more.


Exotic and pre-Hispanic food at La Cocinita de San Juan

La Cocinita de San Juan restaurant showing pecans and rose petals soup photographed by Jesús Rosas

While in Mexico City, I came across La Cocinita de San Juan restaurant. It is a quite interesting place that serves pre-Hispanic and exotic food. Among the less common poultry and meat offered are quail, pheasant, ostrich, wild boar, buffalo and others. But those aren’t the most strange things there, read more to find out what I ate!


From the Dust, the Book of Mormon Comic and an Interview to the Author

Michael Mercer, the Book of Mormon comic author interview with Jesús Rosas

If you are interested in Mormonism, family and wholesome entertainment, and comics you should keep reading because, I’m sharing with you an interview I did to Michael Mercer, the creator of this new Book of Mormon comic book series and here you will learn how to get a copy of the first issue.


Don’t Miss the Colosseum

Roman Colosseum on a sunny day by Jesús Rosas

Rome is more than a city full of churches, monuments, and amazing structures, but whatever you do, you can’t afford missing the Colosseum. Do you want to take a look?

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