Xochimilco is an important historical sight and also very popular to visit. From what I understand it is popular not only among tourists and other foreigners but also a place where locals go for parties, festivals, family gatherings and so on. Most visitors travel in boats like these
Mexico 2018 part I - Mexico City December 23rd 2018 How to travel by ancient canals and brand new cable car
This Christmas Emma preferred to stay in Sweden over Christmas and New Year. Ake, however, decided to use the days he had off from work over the holidays in the same way he has for the last 15 years or so - he would travel. Now that Emma stayed home Ake instead brought his mother and they both went to Mexico.
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North America » Mexico » Distrito Federal » Mexico City The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
We are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Venezuela
Machu Piccu in Peru
Chernobyl in Ukraine
Snorkelling in the Maldives
Mountain gorillas in Rwanda
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