Saturday in Madrid

After a day of total rest we went to the center to look at the city teeming with life. As everywhere else, also in Madrid, the world revolves around shopping. Tomorrow is Sunday - all stores will also be open. We are finishing the journey - tomorrow morning we will depart for Berlin. And so ends ...

Already in Madrid

Time to say goodbye to Mexican friends and the city of Mexico itself. We are sorry to leave the warm country (the temperature and people!). Finally, there was a little trouble, because having bought a ticket on the route Mexico - Madrid - Helsinki - Berlin, we cannot stop the journey in Madrid! I m...

At the men's spa

A barber - for many Poles, this name still sounds quite mysterious. Some people know nothing at all, others associate it with a hairstylist or beardstylist, but most often they are not sure what exactly it is about. Or maybe a cyrulik (an old Polish profession of a medic)? The profession of a barbe...

At the place of huge human extermination

The expanding city of Mexico was looking for land for new housing estates. Already during their construction, archaeologists discovered a huge area of the pre-Columbian city - Tlatelolco. The ruthless conquistadors left only the church of St. James (Santiago) in the place of extermination of the la...

In Frida Kahlo's Blue House

Since the 1980s, Frida Khalo has been one of the most famous artists in the world. Subsequent autobiographies and films made her works extremely fashionable. „Frida Kahlo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈfɾiða ˈkalo]; born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón; a Mexican painter, famous for self-portr...

The capital by night

It’s a pleasure to take a walk through the lit streets of the city at 18 C in the evening/at night. Thanks to the restrictive system reducing car traffic in the capital, smog is hardly felt. The registration plate numbers indicate the day a car is not allowed to circulate in the city. And the older...

The joy of life and the concept of death

A visit at the mercado Artesanías Ciudadela (town of handicrafts) once again confirmed that life is merrier among the colours that hide the grayness of life. Wandering along the allyes of the market, it is impossible not to smile seeing products in thousands of sharp colours. And the choice of cra...

Unfortunate Aztec ruler

"Montezuma, considered an absolute ruler, was the ruler of the Aztecs at the height of the power of the city-state of Tenochtitlán. During his reign, the previous conquests of the Aztecs were consolidated. He was an undecided ruler, under pressure of prophecy. He was surrounded by fortune-tellers wh...