Sunday, November 27, 2011

Family's Visit: Zócalo and the Historic District

My brother arrived Friday night, so Saturday we were ready to begin our adventures in Mexico. 

We visited the Angel of Independence ...

figures on the base of the Angel of Independence

view of Paseo de la Reforma from the Angel


Independence Monument

...and then headed over to the Historic District. 

Christmas decorations, including piñatas


Bellas Artes and lots of scouts

view from the Torre Latinoamericana


view from the Torre Latinoamericana


street performers

tiled building





Catedral Metropolitana in the Zócalo

Aztec dancers in the Zócalo

inside the Catedral Metropolitana


inside the Catedral Metropolitana



statue of Pope John Paul II
outside of the Catedral Metropolitana



Me and my brother in the courtyard of the National Palace


It looks like we shrunk


our cat friend during our visit to the Templo Mayor

Templo Mayor


Templo Mayor

Templo Mayor


Rosary hanging from a Church

We enjoyed a meal at the Hostería de Santo Domingo, which was founded in 1860. 

chile relleno


Chile en nogada


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