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... office building so missed out on going inside. Cool tiled building, got sundae from Burger King and walked to zocalo, very pretty, lovely cathedral and city hall and presidential hall. Typical the day I go is when students are protesting so lots of things closed so didn't get to go in cathedral properly. Students protesting against government on 2 October 1968 1800 students were killed in massacre. ...
... 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 ...
... br> Given what was and mostly likely will be (fingers crossed) the most stress packed day of our trip we were all tucked up in our hostel beds by 9pm!
Day 6: Saturday, 4 January
We were up bright and early to head off on a tour and forget about yesterday!! The tour covered 4 main attractions; 1) a site in the city where the 3 cultures of Mexico mix; Aztec worship site, Spanish church and modern 1970's apartments. 2) Basillica of the Lady of Guadalupe. 3) ...
... restuant on the 37th floor we would have got a meal and a view - as opposed to just a view for the same money - but it was still beautiful
We took in a sunday afternoon bull fighting trip - and although it is hard to agree with the tradition and you can understand why it is being outlawed in so many countries - it is still a window into a very deeply routed culture and quite interesting - we met a professional bull fighter on our way in who showed us how to pay ...
... well, better than a slap in the face I suppose. We speed to our accommodation, narrowly avoiding several accidents and a car travelling the wrong way along a single lane one-way road. The accommodation is super spacious, quiet and has free (free!!!) breakfast AND dinner. What a score!!! We see a sign for Lucha Libre (Mexican wrestling) and are instantly in agreement. We ... have... togoseethat! But we opt out of the tour already in progress as we are eating our ...