Hotel Fontan Reforma
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... tradition, with the square at the heart of the city, surrounded by buildings which represent the colonial powers: the church and the government.
The official name of this square is the 'Plaza de la Constitucion., but it's commonly called the Zocalo.
Our eyes are first drawn to the magnificent sight of the Catedral Metropolitana, so off we go to explore!
The construction and decoration of this cathedral, dedicated to the Assumption of Mary, took ...
... and as I was exiting, with the threatening rain clouds on the horizon, I was pleasantly surprised that a Danza de Voladores (Flying Dance) was about to begin. I had only been vaguely aware of them before this trip, and they were mentioned many times in the museum. The "dance" is actually a religious ritual. I joined the small crowd to watch the 4 men climb to the top of a pole, attach themselves to a rope, and then fall backwards as the top part of ...
... for the 300,000+ (Maybe a slight exaggeration but only a small one). Police of various sorts wandering around. Some local with just guns and bullet proof vests, state with the same + shotguns and federal police in full swat/riot gear including shields & assault weapons. We definitely felt safe and they were great for directions.
Day one we went the 3rd most sacred Virgin shrine in the catholic world visited by more than 16m a year. The old site of the miracle ...
... share his socialist political views I do respect his work. He put a lot of himself in his work that shows his passion for Mexico.
While the palace is now mostly a museum and not the seat of government it is used for ceremonial purposes such as welcoming ambassadors and national celebrations. There is a balcony that overhangs the street and can be viewed by ...
Today again was a bit of a late start, not as bad as the last few days but it was still around midday by the time we had breakfast and got out into the city. Bobbie was keen to go back to a shop and buy something she had seen and liked as well as to find something to wear tonight. In an attempt to get rid of me so she could shop alone she took me to a Starbucks bought a coffee and said "I will be back soon". I sat in Starbucks for a bit using the free wifi and writing a blog ...