Travel Blogs from Mexico City
Our last day in Mexico City. The floating gardens of Xochimilco and the folklore at Coyoacan.
Teotihuacan was empty, all for ourselves (except for the American couple who where freezing up there in the top of the pyramids). It was a bit cold, as it was early in the morning, but very sunny. After a hearty breakfast we went back to the city centre.
Day one in Mexico City We decided to check out Chapultepec, its museums and castle and afterwards head towards the city centre.
... atmosphere, served by the lower classes. Having recently read Terence MacKenna's Food of the Gods, I am now even more aware of the difference between Dominator cultures and Participant cultures. I don't claim to be in any way an expert on Meso-American cultures, and indeed one can conceive of benevolent dictators, and I would love to believe that these massive structures can be created by a communal sense of ...
... get me to buy stuff and he shook his head in bemusement as he shuttled off. We then turned around and saw a crudely hand drawn sign that indicated we'd be able to pay kids' prices at Six Flags with the purchase of a bottle of Fanta. We took the bait, bought a Fanta each and headed to the flag, deep down suspecting that we may have been scammed. But when we arrived at the Six Flags ticket line and saw families with palettes of unopened Fanta bottles, we mentally ...