Monthly Archives: July 2015

Mercado Jamaica, Mexico City

May last day in Mexico City I managed to get in an early morning photo shoot at the Mercado Jamaica before catching early p.m. flight. With over 1200 flower vendors it is one of the largest flower markets in the … Continue reading

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Xochimilco, Mexico

Visited the canals and gardens of Xochimilco, now a suburb of Mexico DF. 500 years ago Xochimilco was the agricultural hub of Tenochtitlan the capital of the Aztec Nation, with 235,000 inhabitants. In the Náhuatl language, the name Xochimilco means … Continue reading

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Parting shots from Puebla, Mexico

Parting shots, left to right clockwise, Ave Cinco de Mayo, the Zocalo at night, La Capilla del Rosario, Ave Reforma & El Mercado de Artesianos.

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Cholula, Mexico

Was able to spend a day in Cholua which is located about 30 mins northwest of Puebla. It’s a very Colonial town with colorful streets, patios and an artisan’s center in the Zocalo. It’s real claim to fame is the … Continue reading

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Puebla, Mexico

Made it to Puebla, I did not realize that with population over 5.5 million it is actually Mexico’s 4th largest city; it is located about 60 miles east of Mexico City. Puebla was founded in 1531 and it has a remarkably … Continue reading

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Teōtīhuacān Epilogue

Should have also mentioned the world class museum attached to the archeological site. The artifacts unearthed at the site showcase the remarkable artistry of a people who inhabited the site nearly 2000 years.

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Pyramides at Teotihuacán

Will be in Mexico City for several days on my way back to AZ. Made it out to the pyramids at Teotihuacán today, they are located 30 miles north of Mexico City. It is an incredible Aztec site that is … Continue reading

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Parting Shots from Havana

All good things must end. It has been an honor and a pleasure to experience Cuba and its people. They are industrious, possessing a genuinely friendly and helpful spirt with a “joy de vivre”, making the best of what they … Continue reading

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More from Havana

Havana is indeed a land of faded grandeur and a gritty present. Clockwise from top left, Colonial buildings along El Prado, Apt house lobby on Calle Tejadillo, houses along the Malecon, Colonial house entry way on Calle Aguilar, and the art … Continue reading

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Trinidad, Cuba

This little town is very picturesque, every alleyway and every turn is a postcard view of early 1500’s Spanish Colonial buildings that form a patchwork of color in shades of aqua, pink, blues, yellows etc. Trinidad history dates back to … Continue reading

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