NH Santa Fe
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TripAdvisor Reviews NH Santa Fe Mexico City
Travel Blogs from Mexico City
... While out for our meal, the heavens opened and the rain came down. Water poured off the flat roofs through pipes, and into the streets, which were cobbled and had very big curbs. The water flowed down the streets to pipes and out to sea. Cars continued to drive through but their undersides had a good wash! The other claim to fame for the area is in fishing - the open wooden boat style with outboard motor abound.
Friday, and a tiki tour along the coast ...
... but it's one thing to call an alter a "ceremonial alter" versus a "sacrificial alter". R pointed out that the Aztecs have been idolized in Mexico as it searched to establish a pre-colonization identity, so I guess this makes sense. Anyhow, I couldn't have been luckier to be the recipient of O & R's hospitality. I can only hope to be half as good of a host for future guests visiting my country. Next stop, Cabo San Lucas and the Socorro ...
... But what's even more amazing is his collection. I never in a million years believed that I would be able to say I saw Auguste Rodin's The Thinker in person, but there I was today, standing in front of it (a cast of it, really, but still...it's Rodin's!) I saw Botticellis and da Vincis and Dalís and Mirós...all for free. It was astonishing.
The building itself is hard to get through because it's so big. We walked up the ramp from ...
Well, it looks like I've already failed on the "blog everyday" goal, but considering all I've been busy with, I can live with that! Last time I left off I believe I was about to go to Teotihuacan (you know, the city with all the ancient giant pyramids?). After waking up early to board the bus, we made our way out of the city and into a journey to the past. We spent the beginning of the day learning about mexica (pronounced meh-SHEE-ka) ...
... s Red Square in some ways.
Inside the magnificent Catedral Metropolitana (cathedral). Here the number one attraction inside the cathedral being the pendulum hanging from the center dome. It was a good several ...