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Day 247 Pilar went out to work this morning. Although she gets a lie in, she works on Saturdays too. We listened to some good music before walking with Martin down to the market at Lincoln Park. We looked over a few of the clothes stalls and Kori got herself some sun glasses. Frustratingly, her prescription pair are somewhere in Brazil. We have no idea where because they're not at the AirBnB apartment. The best part of the market is the fresh ...
... centre and being a weekend and school holidays it was humming. The police were out in force directing traffic, blowing there whistles and trying to control the pedestrians crossing the road. The police are dressed in black, all carrying guns. We also noticed riot police with full body amour, but we didn't witness any incidents, in fact we found everyone very polite, no pushing and well dresses. The streets looked like Oxford street at Christmas ...
... as she thinks she is, but whatever. We hired a cab and hopped in, and began a trip through the most colourful, busy streets I've ever seen in my life.
Mexico City has about 21 million people (according to Wikipedia, anyway) and it shows. There are cars everywhere, people everywhere, things happening everywhere. Driving would be very stressful here (moreso than in London) because the aggression is intense--cars swerving in and out of lanes and stopping ...
... I was greated with the front page of a newspaper of three dies bodies I thought welcome to Mexico. 715am and renya wasn't there the phones only accepted coins so I asked this beautiful Mexican girl for help she spoke English she didn't have any credit but was so helpful offering me coins to use phone etc. When her mum arrived rang renya no answer finally answered and said she will be there at 9am another 1 and half hours. I wouldn't of really cared except my passport ...
... site, we made our way around the different walls and pebble streets and pathways. We were then directed towards the smaller of the two "Pyramids".
Beginning of the Climb
I stood there at the bottom, looking up thinking to myself, no way am I going to make it to the top. I mean the steps were very narrow and steep. OK they did have this thick cable rope that you could hold onto if you needed ...