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Religious Icons: Part Two-Churches

Don Karp, March 4 2024

Tepoztlán, Morelos, Mexico. Church of La Santísima Mexico is predominantly a Catholic country, and Tepoztlán is no exception. We'll explore many churches that are in different parts of town. But not all. That would be too large a project. I'm not sure that a church can be called a religious icon, however I'm using this to follow up on...

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Places

The Greater Reset in Morelia

Don Karp, January 17 2024

Morelia, Michoacan. Closing circle at The Greater Reset conference. I recently (Jan. 17-22, 2024) attended The Greater Reset conference in Morelia. Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan in Mexico. While at a previous conference, I gathered photos and wrote about the town. Now I want to tell more about the event

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Places

Café Arté, Tepoztlán

Don Karp, January 1 2024

Tepoztlán, Morelos, Mexico. Inside Café Arté. Photo by author In 2003, when I moved to Tepoztlán, a "Magic City" in Mexico, there was only one café, Buenos Tiempos (Good Times). I can't remember when the second one, Tepoz Café, was added. Buenos Tiempos started in a booth at the entrance to the open air market before moving to a regular shop....

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In the Time of Nick

Don Karp, June 5 2023

Nick Kruser's talents are multifaceted and highly developed. He introduced himself to me after I played in a blues performance with my music partner at the organic market at EKKO Hostel. He had recently arrived in Tepoztlán and told me that he likes to meet with community leaders when he comes to a new

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Culture

Healers and Healing

Don Karp, September 29 2018

This is the story of my experiences living as an ex-pat in Mexico since 2003. It's to culminate in a published book. With your help, I'll be editing, selecting a title, and cover art: a participatory project. Your comments encouraged! Health clinic in Centro of Tepoztlan, Mexico. This is a mainstream medical facility. A large hospital and many...

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Culture

Jose of Tepoztlán

Don Karp, August 25 2018

Jose Rodriguez as the Grim Reaper, Brownsville, Texas demonstration against family separations.                                                              2018. Photo courtesy of Jose Rodriguez. Nestled in the valley between two volcanic mountain ranges in the central highlands of Mexico lies the Magic City of Tepoztlan. Secondary volcanic...

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