© Scott Frances/Esto
This is an entry into a magical city in the jungles of Mexico known as Las Pozas. Find out more about Las Pozas and Edward James, the eccentric millionaire who created it, by clicking on the links to the right.

Builder of Dreams

a documentary film by Avery Danziger

version of the
Edward James video
made directly from the
Digital Betacam masters
(with Spanish Subtitles
as a selectable option)



A Guest House (Español)

  Visit The Official Site for
Edward James'
Surrealist Garden,
Las Pozas
One man's fantasy stands tall in a jungle in Mexico
Smithsonian Magazine Article

Scenes From


We are happy to be able to bring a bit of the magic of Las Pozas to your doorstep. Many thanks to ...
  • Smithsonian Magazine for allowing a web re-creation of their April 1994 article by Michael Kernan entitled, "One man's fantasy stands tall in a jungle in Mexico".
  • Esto Photographers for allowing web reproduction of the Scott Francis photographs used in the Smithsonian article.
  • Texas Monthly Magazine for allowing use of their April 1998 article by Patricia Sharpe, "Out of this World".
  • Robert Zeibell for allowing reproduction of photographs used in the Texas Monthly article.
Please contact Avery and Lenore Danziger for additional Travel Information
.... (en español)