On September 19, 1985, Mexico City suffered a devastating earthquake registering 8.1 on the Richter scale. This episode presents a personal narrative covering the disaster and reflections on how it continues to have an impact nearly 32 years later.
We uncover why Chris was seduced by Mexico City despite his initial skepticism before visiting it. We talk about specific neighborhoods, memorable experiences, and whether there are common traits shared by ‘chilangos.’
I am Eric and I created This Must Be The Place with the aim of revealing the unique physical, cultural, and emotional layers of places.
Whether those places are cities, fictional locations, street corners, public squares -- or barely noticed nooks & crannies, I will bring you stories and observations uncovering the texture of these places.
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