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... some are just interesting. In the evenings as the temperature cools and the city lights up and the atmosphere changes, there are dozens of century-old cantinas to choose from and, if exercise is your thing, callejoneadas, or musical street parades led by a mezcal (think tequila, but stronger) laden donkey, are a common event. What you sense in Zacatecas is a real city with real people and a community that is proud of its history and heritage -there is ...
... god. The builder put in a glass eye terrifying the victims about to be sacrificed.
From here on the Pyramid of the Moon the Quetzalcoatl Palace Complex (Palace of the Precious Butterfly) was seen and are believed to have been the the Pyramid of the Moon high priests residences.
Click on these 2 panorama photos ...
... at La Cerveceria de Barrio (http://www.lacerveceria.com.mx/site/). We sampled our first Micheladas (beer with a lot of lemon juice spices and a salt rimmed glass - I'm a convert!) and many seafood tacos - fish, prawn and crab. We finished off a perfect Mexican meal with a perfect Mexican dessert - Empanada de Nutella!
Overall Mexico City is somewhere that we would both like to visit again...this is becoming a regular theme of this journey.
... to a fire above McDonald's!!! Smoke billowing out of the windows, fireman and police running about shouting everywhere! Luckily it didn't get out of control and I am sure no one was hurt, but it knocked out the electricity and water in our hotel, so we decided to go it for a cerveza! Luckily by the time Darren arrived all was sorted. A great night in a local bar -note to you all, if you ...
... around at all times. They have automatic weapons strapped to them, and are quite terrifying. We generally just stay out of their way, however I have been searched on the street a couple of times.
The language barrier is strong, and we have only found the odd one or two people who speak a small amount of English. Looking around, we've only spotted a couple of people who look like Westerners.
This adds to the fun of it though...we've had some ...