La Paz, Baja California Sur

After finishing the Sonora Desert Recordings in Hermosillo, I started a little race against my Mexican visa’s expiration date. I had about three weeks to go up to the US border then head south to make it to Guatemala. …


Leaving Tijuana

On March 5th, 2021, I woke up in Tijuana last time to head further south in Baja California. It was a Black Sea Storm release date of a song called “Ayrıldım Ben,” one of the singles I recorded in Hermosillo with Kacho Olivares before coming to Baja California.

Looking at…


Black Sea Storm in Tijuana, Baja California Mexico

For me, Tijuana was a different type of destination than the places I’ve been visiting on this nomadic journey. I lived 11 and a half years in San Diego from September 1999 to March 2011. …


At the Guaymas TAP Terminal, waiting my bus to Tijuana

A couple of months earlier, it took me 15 hours to go from Hermosillo to Mexicali. This time around, I planned to go from Guaymas to Tijuana. Not only was I starting the trip further south of Hermosillo, but I was also aiming to go further west of Mexicali.

The…


San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico

I only had 21 days left on my Mexican visa. I planned to go from Hermosillo to Tijuana and then head south until making it to Guatemala. When confronted with a challenge, I tend to make things even more challenging to motivate myself. It is why I decided to add…


Going Back to Hermosillo to Record

After spending a few days in Mexicali, I decided to head back to Hermosillo to record with Kacho Olivares. I had met him the day I had committed to going to Mexicali while I was still in Hermosillo. Once in Mexicali, I decided to not pass on this excellent opportunity…


Getting on the Bus to Mexicali

On January 6th, 2021, I departed from Hermosillo very early in the morning. The central bus station was nothing like the ones I’ve seen before in Mexico. It felt a bit unfriendly and colorless. It reminded me of the Soviet-era how some of the eastern block countries would be portrayed…


Hermosillo, Meksika Çıkış Tarihi: 19 Şubat 2021

Black Sea Storm pandeminin başlangıç sürecini Uruguay’da geçirmişti. Bu ülke sınırlarını açar açmaz gurup soluğu Meksika’da aldı. Konser verme olanakları pandemi öncesine nazaran daha zor olsa da, tüm olumsuzluklara rağmen Meksika’ya bu gelişinde grup üç tane konser vermeyi başardı. Turne alışkanlığını kaybetmeme adına…


Culiacan, Sinaloa

I arrived in Culiacan in the late afternoon. After leaving my belongings at the rental apartment, I rushed outside to take the maximum amount of photos while the sun was still up. Culiacan is not a pedestrian-friendly city. I was able to walk up to the botanical garden from the…


Root Canal in Paradise

I ended up staying three weeks in Puerto Vallarta. I was having an issue with a tooth falling apart for the last two years or so. I would get temporary crowns to manage it with the most affordable solution, but the temporary crowns kept breaking on me. I decided to…

Black Sea Storm

My life is a tour. Living as a nomad in Latin America and making music at the same time.

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