This exquisite book is a rare jewel in the literature of Mexico and its little-known peninsula, Baja. Describing her adventures on this austere and beautiful slip of land, C. M. Mayo creates a multi-layered map of place filled with daredevil aviators, sea turtle researchers, Stone Age cave painters, and countless other colorful characters. Covering Baja from Cabo San Lucas to Tijuana, Mayo's wit and curiosity help her weave a story that seamlessly combines history, myth, art, and local color.... the ultimate of any pilgrimage to Mexicoa#39;s capital a there was Bimbo and his cart at the Cathedral of the Virgin of Guadalupe. aquot;Well, aquot; someone said, crossing his arms over his chest. aquot;The whole Michelin Guide.aquot; I was among the first to arrive;anbsp;...
|Author||:||C. M. Mayo|
|Publisher||:||Milkweed Editions - 2007|