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Aixa
Woman of action and adventure. I write off-beat stories. I’m on Instagram, too: @moodandmystery

One Woman’s Adventure In The World Of Chess

How I Learned That My Flaws Were Also My Strengths

Watching a ches match in New York City’s Bryant Park
Watching a ches match in New York City’s Bryant Park
Two years ago, I watched a chess game in NYC’s Bryant Park, a time when strangers could come together over a common interest. (My photo)

When I win…


Mexico Sightseeing

A Chilling Tourist Attraction

A Natural Mummification Process Explained


Determination, Gratitude And Your Mental Health

Lessons From An Uber Driver In 24 Minutes

Photo by Ramiz Dedaković on Unsplash


A New York Nailbiter

A Modern Tale Of Surrender, Mystery And The New York Spirit

My photo of the Brooklyn Bridge and lower Manhattan

The Brooklyn Bridge’s Early Morning Surrender


A Real-Life Amateur Detective Story

One Mystery Leads To Another

My photo in Corona, Queens


Technology Satire: GPS Apps

How My GPS Has Gotten Me Into Trouble Around The World

An unfortunate non-GPS-related accident in Queens, NY (my photo)

I’m pretty sure that on some of the streets I’ve driven down, my GPS was winging it. Like it had a pretty good idea how to get to the destination.


Mexico’s True Stories Are More Dramatic Than Its Legends

From Traitor To Feminist Hero

Malinche helped Hernán Cortés conquer Mexico. She betrayed her people. Was she was a traitor or a feminist hero? Mexicans are re-interpreting history

Malinche’s Mother Taught Her About Betrayal

A view of the tropical Gulf of Mexico, where Cortes sailed past
A view of the tropical Gulf of Mexico, where Cortes sailed past

Malinali’s mother sold her into slavery.


Art Scene: Mexico

Frida showed us that, sometimes, we can be loved in spite of our flaws. And sometimes, we can be loved because of them.


Mexico Travel

Understanding The Mexican People After Six months of traveling Through The Country

The Aztecs were already enjoying guacamole when Hernán Cortés arrived. The Maya have been eating corn tortillas for thousands of years.


Jungle Adventure

OutsideOnline’s podcast episode ‘Treed By A Jaguar’ Is a terrifying account of two adventurers’ terrifying night In the Amazon, hiding from a jaguar

Outside Magazine ‘s podcast episode, Treed By A Jaguar, gives you an exciting, firsthand account of this adventure.

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