La Parroquia de Veracruz As is perhaps to be expected from my staunchly contrarian character, I’m finding Mexico City – possibly the busiest, most hectic and loudly vibrant city in the world – to be tremendously relaxing. This is in part due to me staying in a very comfortable hotel next door to which I …

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El Pan de la Chola Lima! After a late night arrival into my absolutely excellent apartment – quite the best flat I’ve stayed in on the trip so far – I was in need of an early day feed so took a gentle morning stroll through my new neighbourhood towards El Pan de la Chola. …

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Rondo I haven’t been writing much about breakfast on this trip because I haven’t been eating much of it. With hapahazard travel schedules, I’ve favoured sleeping late and having early lunches. However, I got my meal pattern completely out of whack by eating about a kilo of meat at Don Julio at my first major …

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Field & Green As my final act in Wellington, I headed to well-regarded Field & Green for a substantial breakfast ahead of a marathon day of travels. Field & Green describes their style as “European Soul Food” and proudly proclaims itself an “egg Bene free zone”. Both of these comments strike me as more likely …

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Bunsen I had it in mind to use my last full day in Christchurch for a lengthy walk around the Botanic Gardens, then perhaps a look at their art gallery and museum as time allowed. That suggested a hearty breakfast so I hot-footed along to Bunsen, the cafe in the Arts Centre, which looked to …

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