Walking Mexico City

Posted February 12, 2013 by & filed under Mexico.

A walk across Mexico City, the western world’s biggest sprawl, from colonial suburbs to 21st-century century glass and steel downtown. The traffic’s still crazy, but the mood is bright There’s a minor commotion up ahead. Getting closer I see that it’s caused by a ring-tailed lemur on a lead. It sits on its haunches in… Read more »

Mexico City Markets: Mercado de Jamaica

Posted January 20, 2013 by & filed under Mexico.

Mexico City markets — The exterior of Mexico City’s Mercado de Jamaica. As is true in most Mexican markets, you’ll find everything from fresh figs to duct tape to a great midday meal: in other words, exactly what you’re looking for. However, this particular market specializes in wholesale flowers. In addition to its hodgepodge of… Read more »