Seeds of Life

Five years prior to a possible request on a moratorium on experimental seeds and the trade of transgenic organisms, the world biggest food-processing companies have chosen to focus on Mexican agriculture. We talked with activists fighting for true food and whose action is the last obstacle against the spreading of genetically modified organisms upon the Mexican fields.

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Another economy is possible

Espinal, a Totonac-rooted village at the foot of the mountains between the states of Veracruz and Puebla. We are going there to confirm the existence of a project of alternate economy that alarmed the Bank of Mexico. Adelita left Espinal with much more than a banner allowing us to symbolically accept tumin, but also with the conviction that, in order to build a better world, we only have to take the first step… and resist.

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Totonacapan: an experience up in the air

Destiny can work miracles. When we arrived in Espinal, destiny made us cross paths with Mardonio Méndez Juárez, a flying man who, through his travels, had shown the tradition worldwide. His biographer, Irene Castellanos, took us to his house and there they both told us his story.

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Iatrogenesis: A disease called doctor

Iatrogenesis can take the form of a wrong diagnosis, usually along with excessive medication, up to unnecessary surgical procedure including cesarean sections. It is done by “omission” or by “comi$$ion” says Kiskesabe, since, in most cases, we find an important economic background: the pharmaceutical companies themselves (supported by the big media community) have changed human health into a business.

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Hell on the Road

Abel and Jessica’s smiles and those of the people at Café Colinas, who attended us wonderfully, bury in an instant the suffering we’ve felt over our mechanical ordeal. This is why today, if our dream takes off high, it is thanks to all the angels who support and protect us one way or another. To all of them goes our deepest gratitude…

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The color of dreams

A few years ago, when Pato Che was quacking about the possibility to travel across the continent on an old VW bus, Daniel was one of the fews who took it as possible. happy about the opportunity to be part of this crazy idea he threw a proposal: “You can come to Villahermosa and we wrap Adelita”. It was in that moment when the dream not just took form, but also color.

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Traveling means having to come back

There are places we always return to, maybe because they remind us of who we are and where we came from. San Miguel is such a place in our hearts; it is a little community in the middle of the jungle of Chiapas which has witnessed our stories and our journeys. As soon as the engine’s turned off, Chai jumps out of the window. We’re home again before heading north to Alaska.

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This world would’t be if it wasn’t for you

Finally, after many postponements, we’re ready to start our travels across the 3 Americas. San Cristobal now lies behind us; the thicketted hills of Chiapas fade away while mountains take their place. The wind pushes Adelita closer to the forests of the Lacandon region, where the children of Comitan SOS Children’s Village await us.

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KM 0: Everything began in northern Mexico

A few years ago, before the north of Mexico became a bloodbath, we were walking along a street in Saltillo with Emma, dreaming about traveling through the American continent. There has been a lot of water under the bridge since then, but that hope held us together. Inspired by all those taking back the lost values to inherit a better world, these humble wanderers get ready to make a life journey.

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Adelita: A love story

Adelita had concluded another six thousand miles on the highway. From the desert in northern Mexico to the Yucatan peninsula, and back along the Pacific coast. Passengers from different nationalities get on and off, then vanish. Endless police and military checkpoints. A small odyssey in four wheels that today, after many years of going through the insides of an unknown Mexico, is about to cross the border.

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