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and the sky was tempered with

Mexico is saturated with SOLID primary colors made more magnificent by sunshine.

In Izamel we encountered a town bathed in yellow, buildings draped in bright cadmium. We found no yellow brick road, but I certainty felt like I was travelling in an enchanted land. It began with a long train ride. Then the horses.

We were charioted away by a long train of gaunt horses, through the narrow gray streets of this golden labyrinth. The yellow fortress at right is a convent. Below are some of the other images we encountered this day:


  car our chariot
yellow vase spot of shade view from my carriage