Perfumed with flowers and plied by trajineras, a sort of gondola cheerfully painted to reflect the canals' lush beauty, the Floating Gardens of Xochimilco were once the agricultural breadbasket of Mexico City. Today, these last lovely ... 

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The band

May 2013

Marriachis boarded our boat and entertained the group.

The boats

May 2013

The boats of Xochimilco.


May 2013

Church in the Coycoacan neighborhood of Mexico City.

The Library

May 2013

The library on the campus of the University of Mexico in Mexico City.

The Ring

May 2013

Bull fighting ring in Mexico City.

Fresh food made for you on another boat right behind

November 2012

For 150 peso's you get a meal not as cheap as one would think. Beers, Water and Soda Pop are additional.

Mariachi Bands

November 2012

If you pay a little more Peso's you can have a Mariachi band float along with you.

Many, many boats and folks

November 2012

Lots of folks on the water.

Fiesta and Siesta later

November 2012

Eating, drinking and relaxing.

Welcome to your Boat float tour with Tacos and Beer

November 2012

Relax enjoy some food, look at all of the cool vendors on the water, enjoy the mariachi bands, enjoy your tacos and beers a day to fiesta and siesta.

The University Soccer Stadium built as well for the Olympics in 1968

November 2012

Xochimilco was not about the University unless you consider a 2-3 minute stop on the side of the road to snap a picture of the stadium and the university building across the street as a tour. Just be informed its about floating on a boat eating taco's and drinking beers.

The Bull Ring Of Mexico City

November 2012

Empty on Saturday but the stands will be packed with 50,000 fans on Sunday to watch the Bull Fights.

The Bull Fighters of Mexico

November 2012

We stopped off at the Bull Ring before heading to Xochimilco. There was a long line outside of folks waiting to buy tickets for the fights on Sunday. Where they will kill up to 6 bulls.

Vendor selling roasted corn

November 2012

All kinds of vendors selling food and goods on the canals. The boats were moved along by poles similar to gondola's in Venice.

Xochimilco 2

September 2012


Moments before the crazy woman from Korea demanded lunch on the boat and stuck bits of chicken in the face of a vegetarian in our group, which is to say we all had a good time....

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