Four Points by Sheraton Mexico City Col. Roma
Travel Blogs from Mexico City
... along the way. The picture was of the Independence Angel. It's a golden angel on top of a column in the middle of the street. It's image is often used when something (a TV show, movie, advertisement) is referring to Mexico City. Along the way I found the American embassy, which is always useful, just in case.
The park I was heading to, El Bosque de Chapultepec (another word I can now proudly say), is enormous. As I passed through the cast iron ...
... in a modest but well to do home. This was where he was murdered in his study by a pick axe. Neither of us realized he is buried on the grounds of the complex.
The sun was out, a sense of warmth in the air. We headed back toward the main part of town, sitting at a park bench and talking travel. It's always nice to hear about places you have not been to yet.
Went to La Cerveceria de Barrio for lunch. Tried the octupus 'in its ...
... it would be better waiting it out on a beach rather than the city! After breakfast Kathy decided to try calling the office of United Airlines at the airport to try and talk to 'a person'. After a few failed attempts a little Mexican dude comes up beside her in the reception and says "McDermott bag"! (We forgot to mention earlier that Jen & Kathy's bag tags had been mixed up at check-in so it was Kathy's details on the bag). He was like a little Mexican angel....the bag ...
... in trip advisor :) everything tasted fantastic! After lunch we went to the main square (Zocalo) which is the third biggest in the world after Tiannemen and Red Squares, visited the beautiful but slightly run down cathedral and an Aztec temple (only discovered about 30 years ago).. Personally I didn't really feel good in that place because of the killing and murders "sacrifice for gods" that happen there .. Really funny feeling I had. But I'm sure is worth it to ...
... a Negra Modelo beer [excellent, Roddy] and sincronizadas, a lightly toasted ham sandwich, quartered, accompanied with refried beans and a spicy guacamole dip; not bad at all 95MP [25/60/10]. I wish places would give you more of the local music rather than American stuff. I really didn't need to hear 'I'm so excited' over dinner.
Back up to the room to update the blog draft and bagged out before 2045, needing some sleep.
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