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 remnants of ... 

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The band

May 2013

Marriachis boarded our boat and entertained the group.

The Story of the Stuffed Animals

August 2015

Interesting Story of why the stuffed animals were on display here. Apparently this man had seen evil spirits and was advised by a spiritualist that in order to sway off the bad spirits he would have to put up and display stuffed animals on his land whenever he felt their presence. Amazing.

The Library at the University of Mexico

August 2015

The mosaic was everything I had read about. To see it for real was almost as good as seeing the Mona Lisa at the Louvre well not that good...almost as good but only because I was only five when I first read about it. Yes I could read at 5! LOLs.

Everyone Was Just Happy.

August 2015

Great feeling and just enjoying watching other cultures and their families. You could really tell that Mexico City was built over a lake first hand.

Music, Food, and Drink

August 2015

The weather cooperated too! Great experience. Amazed on how the vendors just jumped from boat to boat to boat with the greatest of ease.

University of Mexico

August 2015

Me and the Wife finally got to see my 5 year old childhood wish come true. It was great.

Mariachi Baby!

August 2015

Volvare Volvare Anyone?

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.

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