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Hasta luego, Mexico!

My last night in Mexico, we invited all of our friends over for tropical fruit salad and smoothies. Even though it was a weekday night, our friends stayed up all night chatting and waiting for my 4 AM taxi ride to the airport. Sometime after midnight, Memo drove us to Don Guero so I could get a last bite of street tacos before my flight. After a delicious pastor con queso taco, we briefly stopped by a convenience store. Out of nowhere the car started…rotating. It felt like a giant was pushing and pulling at the car in a circular motion. It must have lasted about a minute. We hopped out of the car and we saw everyone else quickly exiting their buildings. I saw the whole city light up as people woke up and began to gather out on the sidewalks.

Who could have imagined that I would experience the first earthquake of my life a few hours before my flight out of Mexico City? Or that it would have been a 6.5-magnitude quake!

Oh, Mexico City, I’m going to miss you for so many reasons.


my two-story penthouse apartment in la condesa


view from my porch window on a beautiful day


and my dear, dear friends:

…goodbye and see you soon!

8 Comments

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    katrina kay
    July 3, 2010 at 8:20 am

    what a baller apartment

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    teresa
    July 4, 2010 at 7:08 pm

    tacos, earthquake, friends — what a great way to say goodbye! it was nice meeting you! and i just realized we didn't take a photo together :( enjoy home!

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    yujean
    July 7, 2010 at 6:13 pm

    the apartment looks like a total dream!

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    explicit.rex
    July 7, 2010 at 9:30 pm

    first, that last photo rules
    second, your blog got a sweet makeover!
    third, I think I'm headed into DC with Claire on Friday for a party, we should make it start in the afternoon
    fourth, I rediscovered some old shades from highschool sitting on the back of my bookshelf.

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    Teresa
    July 8, 2010 at 3:30 am

    Saying "good bye" is always such a hard thing. But soon enough, you'll be saying "hello" again. :)

    I just have to say, your apartment is absolutely beautiful! Almost looks like a page out of an Ikea catalog.

    ♥ Teresa ♥

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    costra y ampolla
    July 9, 2010 at 3:32 am

    México es lo máximo !

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    julia aka garconniere
    July 25, 2010 at 8:15 pm

    we just crossed paths! how sad. i have been in coayacan for the past few weeks, right now in colima before heading back to canada. your (former) apartment looks AMAZING.

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