Photo Essay: Scenes from Mexico City’s “Barrios Mágicos” and Beyond

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On paper, the size and population of Mexico City can seem overwhelming. But aside from when I’m downtown or using the busy metro system, it often surprises me how the city doesn’t feel as populated or massive as it really is. There are 16 boroughs in Mexico City, and within each borough are several neighborhoods. […]

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Off to a Good Start in Mexico


At 4:15 am, the airport shuttle finally arrived 30 minutes after it was supposed to. The driver was angry because in the dark, he could not see the number on my place and had been roaming up and down the street. I smiled and nodded which obviously annoyed him more. Yes, we were both up […]

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