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guacamole with fried grasshoppers

Mechanics of the heart in Mexico City

May 19th 2016
HE SAID... Today we were continuing to explore the wonders of Mexico City. We slept in for the second morning running, waking around 7am. We headed out at 9am, dropped our laundry off and walked to the Balderas metro station, which was reasonably close to our hotel. We bought our tickets, headed underground with thousands of commuters and jammed ourselves into a train to Chapulte ... read more
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Mexican Flag 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
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17th July 2016

Perfect travelers!
As usual, I'm so impressed by your research that showed you fabulous spots to visit (views of the Palacio de Bellas Artes from a coffee shop!), down to specific pieces of art and the best tacos and tortas, yet you were also so open to discovering magical new places and treats. A perfect balance! And like you, I adore seeing in museums what I've just explored, though I tend to go first to the museum and then out to the sites--either way, it adds depth to the experience. And I love your adventurous eating--grasshoppers!
17th July 2016

Re: Perfect travelers!
Tara you know I love my travel research! :) We quite like winging it in smaller places, but I really don't know how we could have grappled with an enormous place like Mexico City without planning ahead. We loved the fried grasshoppers - the protein of the future!

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