A complex backdrop of diversity, polarity and generations of displacement, make the struggle for Independence a marking point in time for modern Mexico. It is not possible to consider the impact of Independence without considering the many struggles the Nation has faced subsequently.
Most certainly it is a place of great vitality, much development is taking place on many levels. From projects to help those in great need, to large scale development of the formal economy and built environment. If a place is about its people, then the changes are in line with the vitality and optimism of all those I met.
Starting with a pictorial overview of my trip, followed by some of the portraits.
Each day of the trip is then presented with comments, stories, maps and a few more pictures, in reverse order.
If you want chronological order, scroll to the bottom of the blog and work your way through, day by day.