Frida

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Our favorite Mexican in history, Frida Kahlo. No Mexico City stay of ours is complete without a visit to Frida’s house, Casa Azul. And, obviously, we’re not alone. Fortunately, we bought tickets in advance. When trying to teach a young girl to be strong, smart, independent, unique, creative, and self-confident, … Read More

Cops and Hawkers

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About two blocks west of the Zocalo in the Centro Historic neighborhood of Mexico City the sidewalk markets start up. Somehow, these are totally illegal, but they run all day long despite cops being all over the place. Kids with walkie-talkies stand on street corners, some up in the air … Read More

Mexican Religion

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Who knows, it could be their calling in life. Somehow we keep ending up at the only places in Mexico with rules. We went to the amusement park inside Chapultepec Park (think Central Park) and were told we couldn’t bring our camera in, so we took Ouest’s and didn’t use … Read More

Diego Rivera

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A couple more days of just wandering the streets of Mexico City. Every few blocks there seems to be a Diego Rivera mural to go see. My kids’ fidget spinners. I’m looking for a business partner to help me with distribution in the U.S. Another fidget spinner. The guy says … Read More

Lucha Libre

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A couple random days in Mexico City. We already had plans to go to the Lucha Libre (wrestling) match that night, so when we went to the park in the afternoon and spotted a autograph signing going on at a wrestler owned torta restaurant, how could we resist? Before we … Read More

Temples Old and New

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A lot of people who visit Mexico City stay in the outlying neighborhoods, but we always prefer to be right in Centro. We walk out the door and are immediately surrounded by interesting history, food, architecture, and people. After a couple of weeks in big cities we start to pine … Read More

Chapultepec Castle

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The LatinoAmericana building stands alone in the Old Town Centro area of Mexico City. We’ve got a great view of it just a couple blocks from our condo, but we also enjoy popping up to the top for the view whenever we are here. Not sure how Mexico City ended … Read More

City Life

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We left the Airstream behind at the campground and headed into Mexico City. As much as we love bringing our own home with us everywhere, there are just some places where that isn’t possible. Now, if someone would open up a campground in downtown DF (Distrito Federal), I’d be grateful, … Read More

Frida

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Time to go. Back to the States for a few weeks, leaving the bus behind. The kids made a bunch of new friends that they got to play with for a few days while we tore the bus apart, fixed a few things, and cleaned every inch. We left it … Read More