Fiesta Americana Grand Chapultepec
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFiesta Americana Grand Chapultepec Mexico City
Chapultepec is a really nice area of Mexico city. It seems pretty safe and the massive park around the area is beautiful. This area is full of great resturants and small bars. We were quite impressed.
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We were met by our good friend and pretty much son...Emiliano (Mano) who went to Argyle secondary school with Dylan and Devon and played football with both. Mano went back to Mexico to finish his studies. So we were really excited to see him after about 18 months.
Mano picked us up at the airport and took us out into the Cd. Mexico traffic …
... br> Once in mexico city we found a tourist informtion desk and a cafe at the airport and started the painstaking tsk of picking hostel in one of the largest cities in the world. The historic centre seemed to be the best way to go, so we ended up just picking a relatively cheap one with decent reviews called Hostel Regina. James wanted to get taxi there, but I thought it would be fun to get the tube. Turns out I was wrong, but at least we saved some money!
... As our eyes were adjusting to the light, the mournful bells of the cathedral were being rung. It seems that they're still operated by hand. They sounded somehow ominous: a powerful dischord. Sitting on a step in front of the cathedral, we had a couple of lunch-snacks before stepping into a chapel adjoining the main building. The chapel was huge in its own right. Mighty pillars led up to expansive arches, leaving huge amounts of space for the noise to ...
... snow fall (generated by snow machines and accompanied by carols!) in the main shopping street. They like to experience winter, even if temperatures are very un wintery - 10 at night and 20+ with hot sun and blue skies once it warms up in the day.
On our first day we explored the ancient Aztec remains in the city centre, saw the Cathedral and then mastered the Metro to take us to a quieter neighbourhood with a tree lined square full ...
... thing...but I swear, I'm gonna have to get sneaky and ninja-wash the dishes or something one of these days if she doesn't start letting me help out!
Well, okay, I did help out--I took Wheeler for a walk and a pee while she managed Tosca. That was fun. I also got to meet and feed the apartment complex's resident stray tabby cat (Pillo is his name, which kind of means "rascal.") I had a nice couple of hours to relax ...