Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Nov 2012: Listening to opera music in the middle of the street

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I come out of the Church of Learnings and see two book shops, wonderful place.

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And then an organ grinder. What’s with the uniform?

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Brilliant railing..

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Some of the columns are lovely..

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I trundle down..and see the church nearly falling over into the street.

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Seriously, check out the lean of the building

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The bell towers, strangely enough, are in the corner of the buildings. In the front

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the facade, as far as I can see from the various churches, is the common pillar and richly carved panels with statues.

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I turn the corner and see the pillars of the church again leaning out

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I love the watersprouts..brilliant.

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nice work up there

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The tallest building in Latin America. I have been up there on the top in the last visit, it was nice, great views.

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But looking up, I am wondering if its safe, lol.

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An old old place

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The church of san francisco. Very nice..and the group in front is coming out after christening their baby…awww…But check out the history of the building, fascinating stuff.

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And then turning around I see this tiled building with a balcony.

Various artists will pop out to sing and then leave.

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I move down the street and see the opera house

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Its like something out of an European City plonked into Mexico.

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Some beautiful statues out in front.

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And on the top

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the tiling is amazing.

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Pretty impressive.

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And some super hero’s collecting for charity. I think

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Imposing, very imposing. 

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Over on the left, there is an old church. hmmm Next time. 

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Zooming into the dome. Wow, really really lovely…

but enough already, I go to find a taxi and then head off to the hotel to check out and go grab my plane to Brazil…lovely lovely time I had in Mexico, next time, I am going to go outside Mexico city :)

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