El Espadero (Swordsmith) de Ocotlán

June 4, 2017

For my last birthday, Rocío blew me away with a hand crafted machete etched with the Seahawks logo with a handle made of bull horn made by Apolinar Aguilar and pictured here with a sheath made by my friend Pablo Acevedo.

The machete was made in the Angel Aguilar workshop of Ocotlán de Morelos. As I learned more about him, it seemed natural to do a documentary on him. Continue reading El Espadero (Swordsmith) de Ocotlán

How did I get to Mexico?

The three of us in El Cajon, CA

I grew up in San Diego where Mexico influences everything. We had a favorite Mexican restaurant we dined in at least monthly.  Later we frequently took a camper and dune buggy to places like Rosarito, El Golfo, San  Felipe, and Puertocitos.

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