|The "Angel" (actually a Winged Victory), atop the Monument to the Independence, on Avenida de la Reforma.|
Exclusive! Using a telephoto lens, we were able to get a great close-up of the Angel!
Click on the picture of the monument to have a look!
|Plaza Garibaldi after a wild night of partying. Notice the empty bottles. I wrongly believed the mariachis would be out looking for business early on a Sunday morning.|
We were informed that Plaza Garibaldi has an exclusion from Mexico City's tough "no alcohol" laws... it's the only place you can drink legally, outdoors.
|The old Post office, beautifully decorated.|
|Avenida Juarez, the Monument to the Revolution is visible in the distance|
|Palacio de las Bellas Artes, home of the "Ballet Folklorico". The Ballet showcases traditional dances and costumes from across Mexico.|
|Sanborn's House of Tiles, or "Casa de Azulejos".|
|Rodin's "Thinker" sculpture, in front of an old church. There was a traveling Rodin exhibit in the courtyard of the Torre Latino Americano. Interestingly, the church is one of the oldest in the city, and Hernan Cortes reportedly attended there.|
|Finest candy shoppe in D.F., Dulceria de Celaya, on Avenida 5 de Mayo, about 2 blocks from the Zocalo.|
|Mexico's national cathedral, eastern edge of the Zocalo.|
|A sampling of the Diego Rivera murals at the Palacio Nacional, probably some of Rivera's best work.|
|The main section of the three Diego Rivera murals lining the staircase at the Palacio Nacional.|
|The popular Sunday market at the Zocalo was forming outside the National Cathedral, next to the entrance to the Templo Mayor areas.|
|Two cultures. In the foreground ruins of the pre-colombian temple, with a colonial church (the National Cathedral) in the background.|
|Three Cultures! Looking from the entrance balcony at the Templo Mayor museum, you can see ancient Aztec pyramids, the Spanish colonial cathedral, and a modern skyscraper (Torre Latino Americano).|
|Inside the museum at the Templo Mayor, this restored wall of skulls is alongside one of the first exhibit halls.|