Ciudad de México

Catedral Metropolitana de la Ciudad de México
Templo Mayor de México Tenochtitlan
Bellas Artes

I flew into México City on Friday evening, 8 February 2019, and have had a wonderful weekend in the city.

My hotel was in the ‘Electrical Equipment’ neighborhood – many small shops specializing in a particular electrical category such as switches, cables, conduits, or high voltage transformers. I love cities that have specialty neighborhoods like this. I spent the weekend walking and only covered a fraction of the city – it is huge in terms of both population and geography. There is so much here to see – Mayan ruins, colonial architecture, beautiful parks, and so much more.

My favorite place was Triana Cafe Gourmet in the Mercado San Juan. The owner, Pablo, makes one of the best espressos I’ve ever had, rememberers you and introduces you to everyone at the counter after your first visit, and does a little dance every time he grinds coffee.

Centro Histórico
Avenida Paseo de la Reforma
El Angel de la Independencia
Bosque Chapultepec
Barquitos en Parque Chapultepec
Chinese New Year Celebration

I’m leaving in the morning for Oaxaca, but look forward to returning to México City in the future.

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