Monday, 18 January 2016

Chihuahua City and Hemosillo

Selena travels to the northern cities of Chihuahua City and Hermosillo in her quest to find true love. Chihuahua City is the capital and biggest city of the Northwestern Mexican state of Chihuahua.

She tours the Museum of Pancho Villa

and watches his statue
She visits the corpse bride

A great singer from Chihuahua is

Hermosillo is the capital and biggest city of the northwestern Mexican state of Sonora.

A great singer from Hermosillo is Yuridia

Saturday, 2 May 2015

Acapulco and Veracruz City

Selena's journey takes her to west coast and the east coast of Mexico. She travels from Mexico City to Acapulco on the four-lane lane highway Autopista del Sol.

She arrive to Acapulco, in Guerrro state, one of Mexico most popular resort town,

She watches the cliff diving
Her mother likes this singer from Guerrero

She travels to Veracruz City

She drinks coffee in this famous place

Famous singers from Veracruz are Yuri
and Natalia Lafourcade was born in the Veracruz state

And the actress and film director, Salma Hayek, was born in the state of Veracruz.

Selena end her visit in Xalapa, the capital of Vercruz, to see the Omlec head in their Museum

Tuesday, 2 December 2014


Selena and her group travel to Guadalajara, the second biggest city in Mexico. It's often described as the most Mexican city in the country. Welcome to Guadalajara

They visit the Catedral
and Plaza Tapatia
The Mariachis first appear in Guadalajara
and beautiful song with Mariachis

and the city gave Mexico the sombrero, the famous wide-brimmed hat

In November/December the city hosts the largest book fair in Latin America

Not far from Guadalajara they have the plants for making the Tequila

Famous bands from Guadalajara are Sandoval
and Mana
and the actress and singer Ximena Sarinana
and the rapper C-Kan

The actor Gael Garcia Benel and the film director Guillermo del Toro were born in this city.

From Guadalajara Selena and her group travel east to Leon to attend the annual Balloon Festival

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Manzanillo and Puerta Vallarta

Mexico is famous for its beautiful towns on the Pacific Ocean. On her journey to find love Selena travels to these two resorts.

Welcome to Manzanillo,_Colima
Manzanillo is the busiest port in Mexico

Welcome to Puerto Vallarta
and its Malecon, the boardwalk
with the boy on the seahorse statue
and the mermaid statue

And here are more songs.  Selena's younger brother is in love with Josenid from Panama, as we find out at the end of the story.

While Selena doesn't visit the state of Sinaloa, some of its singers are in the story, like Sheyla with her powerful voice. She is also an actress in Telenovas, that Selena's mother and brother like to watch on TV.
She is also an actress in Telenovas, whoch Selena's mother and brother like to watch. Here she is in Rafaela at 19.25-21.1 and 22.45-23.2 and 33.1-33.4 playing the nurse.

Selena likes the bandas from Sinaloa

Paying tribute to a singer who died too early
and to the Mexican-American Jenni Rivera

And ending with Rocio Durcal from Spain

Mexico was under the rule of Spain for 290 years, so the two countires and their music are connected.

Sunday, 1 June 2014

Mexico City

Mexico City appears in a few chapters in my novel. Some say it's the biggest city in the world with 30 million people. About a quarter of the people of Mexico live in the capital city of Mexico. It's one of the ancient cities in the world, used to be called Tenochtitlan. Welcome to Mexico City

Selena hopes to study at UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico), the best university in Latin America

She visited the National Museum of Anthropology

and the Palace of Fine Arts & Statue of Independence.

Mexico's tallest building, Torre Mayor & Bolsa Mexicana

Floating Gardens

Food in Mexico City

She prayed in the famous religious place in northern Mexico City
and the famous song about it

Bands and singers from  Mexico City are Zoe, alternative psychedelic band

Rio Roma, Latin pop duo who are brothers

rock bands like Camila, Cafe Tacuba & DLD

RBD & their Maite Perroni

Hello Seahorse and Danna Paola
Jesse & Joy, brother and sister pop duo, and Julissa

Thalia and Edith Marquez
Sasha Sokol
and Lucero

Juan Gabriel

And Jose Jose with his romantic ballads

Pop bands: Sentidos Opuestos,  OV7, Kabah