Posts tagged "Mexico City"
Snaps - January 2015

Snaps – January 2015

The first 31 days of the year reduced to a few indifferent snapshots. Previous months can be found by clicking here.     In the Parque de los Fuertes, high above the city of Puebla, the city turned on the fountains to celebrate New Year’s Day. Cuatro Veces Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Puebla, Mexico 1...
Sunday in Mexico City

Sunday in Mexico City

Running diagonally through the heart of Mexico City, the Paseo de la Reforma is the kind of arrow-straight, tree-lined, monument-strewn boulevard that travel writers are contractually required to describe as ‘Parisian’. For six and a half days each week, this grand avenue is soaked with cars, buses, vans and taxis, honking and weaving and running...
Month 18

Month 18

10 December 2014 – 9 January 2015 Countries Mexico (total 16) Distance 1,001.78km (total 22,356.96km) Climb 12,238m (total 204,985m) Longest day 121.56km, Tehuacán to Puebla in Mexico (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 68.8kmh (fastest so far; we’re not coming home until we’ve passed the 70kmh barrier) Punctures 2 (total 34; Will leads 23-11) Touring...
Four's a crowd

Four’s a crowd

Ever the romantic, I hired a mariachi quartet to serenade Ruth over dinner last night. I thought it went rather well. from México, Distrito Federal, Mexico
In Oaxaca

In Oaxaca

It takes a stubborn cyclist to tour through Mexico without taking in the city of Oaxaca de Juárez. The alternative routes through the country to the north are apparently a bore, while bypassing the city to the south requires an extended visit to the troubled state of Guerrero. It’s not quite correct to say that...