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Mexico City or D.F as it is more commonly known here is a sprawling monster of a city home to anything from 9 million to 21 million and more depending on how much of the city you count and who you talk to. I arrive at a ridiculously early hour and try to wait until it gets light but lose patience and begin my trip on the metro towards the Zocalo, the main plaza in the city.
When I emerge it is still dark but I am saved by the presence of a 24 hour Sanborns restaurant (not ...
... head over to the park. It is a nice Saturday and there are lots of families about. The park is nice but it seems like all the footpaths are lined with stalls of sellers selling food, drinks, ice cream, toys, tattoos, the list goes on. Its hard to appreciate how pretty the park was with the stalls in the way and people yelling out things trying to entice you to buy.
We get to the lake and I get excited and suggest we go paddle around the lake. Hinesh has a better idea and we get ...
... selection, apple, strawberry, natural and oatmeal (was so weird it tasted like fermented cereal...haha). It was a strange but definitely memorable experience, one that kind of felt like eating alcoholic baby food. With several drinks under our belt we caught a cab back into town. We found a very local Cantina exploding with traditional music and loads of people dancing. The atmosphere was nothing short of electric. Leo paused at the door and gave us a look of "hey ...
... of cactus, which doesn't seem to have quite reached the same kind of international fame as tequila. It comes in different flavours, including one fermented with a worm, and different flavours of creams. I decided to side step the worm and went for a cajeta cream mezcal. To drink in the var, you must also order food, so we ordered a piece of cheese, which was quite random but so much better than the Peruvian salty cheese, still it was no cheddar ;-) The suburb was looking ...
... courts were set up with games going on. There were kids and adults alike participating. An oversized court was set up with kids practicing basketball drills. We walked past the flurry of activity to the lake ("Lagos") for the kids to go paddle boating.
After thirty minutes on the lake, we walked toward the Chapultepec Zoo. There are street vendors up and down the sidewalks blanketed in the shade of enormous trees. Katie and Caroline both got ...