Posada de Tampico
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- Kids pool
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There's so much to see in the Centro Histórico that we had to spread it out over several visits.
We began with the Ex Teresa Arte Actual on Calle Licenciado Verdad, a squinty church which now houses modern art. Because Mexico City was built on a swamp they've got a slight subsidence problem most notable in the Ex Teresa which is sinking so dramatically that as you step over the threshold it's hard not to stagger straight into ...
... by modern settlements. The panorama was wonderful. On our return bus journey we had to do without musical entertainment. There was a long delay on the outskirts of Mexico City. Four lanes of traffic were all trying to squeeze through one tiny gap past an accident with the emergency services in attendance. Vehicles of all sizes were jolting their way into the tiniest of gaps and using their horns freely. Traffic isn't really supposed to move in that way. Goodness ...
... saying, Gabriel's descriptions, stories and information at all the sights we visit are very, very, very long-winded. He also goes off on tangents that not only have nothing to do with what we are seeing but creates confusion for me. So much so that I lose interest and tune out. There has also been the odd time when he has provided misinformation. For example, in the Aztec exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology he informed us that a huge disk on one wall is ...
... for some beers. He offered me some work painting and actually driving the boats, which is super random but still something I might give a blast – waiting to hear back as communication has been a little slow but I could soon well be a boat driver!
It then started to chuck it down (think the first time I’d seen rain in about 2 months), and I needed to get back across town as was going to a (MESHUGAHHHHH) concert that night. Two interesting things happened on ...
... was born to Jewish parents in the Ukraine in 1879. He was a Marxist, a writer, organizer and military strategist, and was instrumental in the organization of the Bolshevik Revolution. He was ousted from the government by Joseph Stalin in 1925.
Trotsky was attracted to Kahlo, and their interest in each other developed into an affair.