Mexico City

Right now I’m in Michigan where the sun doesn’t come out until after 8am, there’s snow on the ground, and last night I couldn’t sleep due to a raging sore throat (weee!). But last week! I was in Mexico City, my eyes as big as saucers as I ran around the city soaking up as much as I could, enjoying family, having adventures with Kamel, laughing about the morning Tamale man, the dog that barked every day at 6:30 am, going on morning walks with the camera in the sunshine, and doing my best to understand all of the Spanish swirling around me while Kamel acted as my UN Interpreter, drinking Tequila with lime and salt. I want to go back there.

29 thoughts on “Mexico City”

  1. Woooooww I cant get over all the beautiful COLORS! Mexico City is sooo colorful!! And the bag lady! I want one of her bags! 🙂 So glad you had such an amazing time. Maybe it will become an annual tradition?

  2. Beautiful pictures lauren!! What an awesome adventure – I’m totally enthralled with the colors and people and food and the goings-on of these pictures – each time I look at them, theres more to see!

  3. These photos are amazing! Thank you for sharing!

    I can feeeeeeeeeel the color, noise, smells, stimulation overload. Looks like a fabulous trip.

    (And now I’m hungry.)

  4. So much fun ! All that food, tacos al pastor, conchas, and Frida Kahlo’s kitchen (right?), and grilled corn. You have my mouth watering here. Looks like you enjoyed every second of it !
    Also, Xochimilco… you gave me memories there, I did an internship studying axolotls , water neotenic salamanders that only live there, and as to be expected, mexicans eat them in tamales and make healing creams out of them.
    Hope everything is going well in Michigan !

  5. Just a few days before these pictures I was in the JW Marriott Hotel right there, in Polanco! You just walking right in front of it is an amazing coincidence!
    Colors never end in Mexico, I love it!

  6. These photos are GORGEOUS!!! It looks like you two had a wonderful time and saw some amazing things in Mexico City!!!! Vacations are the best thing ever!!!!!!! 🙂

  7. It is so wonderful that you two have had this adventure. You are truly lucky and I am so happy for you both. Thank you for sharing all of the wonderful pictures. What is the statement…. “a picture is worth a thousand words” could not be more true.

    Love to you both.

  8. Om nom – the food looks delicious! Glad you had such a good trip. And I love your short haircut! Makes me think about cutting mine again….

  9. Que lindas fotos!!! Verdaderamente disfrutamos muchisimo su estancia, regresen pronto. Los quiero muchisimo!!! I love you!

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