March 31, 2005

Taste Matters

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Mexico offers one of the most culturally enriching tourism experiences in the world. Mexican food adds to the mix, providing some of the most simple, yet satisfying cuisine in the world. An example of this is the Chorizo taco, which combines the ancient custom of using corn with a sausage that originated in Spain.

Each year, billions of college students go to Mexico for Spring Break. I was tempted to follow the crowd, go down to Cancun and party like an orthopedic surgeon at an orthopedic surgeons’ convention. However, being a man of culture and ostentatious belligerence, I rarely pass up the opportunity to alienate myself from the norm and experience something cultural. So I flew south of the border to see the real, unadulterated side of Mexico.

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