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... hadn't renovated everything, so you could see weird symettrical mounds popping out of the ground, reflected by pyramids. Everything is symmetrical.
General highlight: Home from home
It was just really lovely having a home to come back to, and having lots of lovely fun times with Katie and her friends. This is shown most vividly in our memories of Xochimilco (multicoloured floating markets), where we chatted about boys and TV over too much wine on a school night ...
Hallelujah! Halfway home!!! Sitting in Chili's in Mexico City waiting for my connection. The airport is nicer in this wing...thank goodness. Not like the last time I spent a day here. Pancakes in Chili's....who knew? Aeromexico Business Class is definitely not American Business Class. Every bone in my body aches. Yes, the seats recline all the way back, but they are ...
... was offered a shot of tequila. Bienvenido!
Between the madness and meetings, my friend Esther took me south to Xochilimco, the Venice of Mexico and an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 110-mile canal system is filled with small islands called chinampas and colorful gondola-like boats called trjineras. We caught a trijnera for a trip to La Isla de Las Munecas. Years ago an old artist was haunted by a ghost of a drown girl so ...
... out to buy a hat while Paul and I toured the Temple. One tours the temples by walking on a boardwalk above the excavated site. The excavations reveal the many levels of the temple, as it had to be rebuilt multiple times since it continually sunk from weight into the soft soil of the lake. The Mexica would build up a wall outside the currently existing on and fill the space in between, creating a larger and larger pyramid each time. In addition to the major temple, there were ...
... the busy road and map but in front of me were streams of people heading into the park so I followed them to see where they were going to.
It was not a waste of time as ...