Mexico City 2004 
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transpixel dais within the semicircular Chamber of Deputies inside the Palacio Nacional, the seat of representative government in the middle of the 19th century transpixel
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transpixel schoolchildren inside the main courtyard of the Palacio Nacional transpixel
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transpixel one of the species displayed in a succulent garden within a rear courtyard of the Palacio Nacional transpixel
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transpixel one of the entrances to the Palacio Nacional from the front facing the Zocalo transpixel
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dais within the semicircular Chamber of Deputies inside the Palacio Nacional, the seat of representative government in the middle of the 19th century
Viewed: 1907 times.
schoolchildren inside the main courtyard of the Palacio Nacional
Viewed: 1900 times.
one of the species displayed in a succulent garden within a rear courtyard of the Palacio Nacional
Viewed: 1834 times.
one of the entrances to the Palacio Nacional from the front facing the Zocalo
Viewed: 1863 times.
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transpixel street scene, immediatel east of the Zocalo, with the former palace of the archbishop on the left transpixel
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transpixel "window" display on the pavement of the Zocalo transpixel
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transpixel ruins of the Templo Mayor  [the temple was begun in the 14th century and was rebuilt larger five times, in layers, two of which may be seen here as pavements] transpixel
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transpixel steps to the top of two of the smaller altars of the Templo Mayor, almost completely destroyed by the Spaniards and only uncovered beginning in 1978 transpixel
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street scene, immediatel east of the Zocalo, with the former palace of the archbishop on the left
Viewed: 1821 times.
"window" display on the pavement of the Zocalo
Viewed: 1745 times.
ruins of the Templo Mayor [the temple was begun in the 14th century and was rebuilt larger five times, in layers, two of which may be seen here as pavements]
Viewed: 1737 times.
steps to the top of two of the smaller altars of the Templo Mayor, almost completely destroyed by the Spaniards and only uncovered beginning in 1978
Viewed: 1677 times.
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transpixel canted wall of one of the altars of the Templo Mayor  [the small stones set into the mortar are aped in some post-conquest Spanish construction and the cant is honored in the construction of the very modern Hotel Camino Real where we stayed]  oh, note the lizard on the rock transpixel
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transpixel jade Aztec mosaic with images of warrior dancers, displayed in the Museum of the Templo Mayor transpixel
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transpixel large ceramic Aztec brazier exhibited in the Museum of the Templo Mayor transpixel
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transpixel carved round stone altar [it was installed here on a slight angle, as it was originally, in order to allow the blood of human sacrifices to drain readily], displayed in the Museum of the Templo Mayor;  the image is of the separated head, limbs and torso of the Aztec goddess Coyolxauhqui transpixel
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canted wall of one of the altars of the Templo Mayor [the small stones set into the mortar are aped in some post-conquest Spanish construction and the cant is honored in the construction of the very modern Hotel Camino Real where we stayed] oh, note the lizard on the rock
Viewed: 1644 times.
jade Aztec mosaic with images of warrior dancers, displayed in the Museum of the Templo Mayor
Viewed: 1660 times.
large ceramic Aztec brazier exhibited in the Museum of the Templo Mayor
Viewed: 1682 times.
carved round stone altar [it was installed here on a slight angle, as it was originally, in order to allow the blood of human sacrifices to drain readily], displayed in the Museum of the Templo Mayor; the image is of the separated head, limbs and torso of the Aztec goddess Coyolxauhqui
Viewed: 1684 times.
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transpixel [from the Museum of the Templo Mayor]  sometimes there is enough beauty to make more information seem just about irrelevant  [actually, I didn;t think to note the facts at the time I was looking at this peaceful(?) image] transpixel
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transpixel large stone sculpture of a conch shell, from the Museum of the Templo Mayor] transpixel
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transpixel lunch at 4:30, on the terrace of Casa de las Sirenas, just behind the Catedral and only yards from the precinct of the excavated Templo Mayor transpixel
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transpixel View from terrace of Casa de las Sirenas (and Barry), looking beyond toward the Palacio Nacional transpixel
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[from the Museum of the Templo Mayor] sometimes there is enough beauty to make more information seem just about irrelevant [actually, I didn;t think to note the facts at the time I was looking at this peaceful(?) image]
Viewed: 1617 times.
large stone sculpture of a conch shell, from the Museum of the Templo Mayor]
Viewed: 1619 times.
lunch at 4:30, on the terrace of Casa de las Sirenas, just behind the Catedral and only yards from the precinct of the excavated Templo Mayor
Viewed: 1672 times.
View from terrace of Casa de las Sirenas (and Barry), looking beyond toward the Palacio Nacional
Viewed: 1635 times.
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transpixel Interior of Casa de las Sirenas, with the terrace beyond the doorway transpixel
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transpixel Exterior of Casa de las Sirenas, with Barry in the foreground  [note:  much of the stonework of this ancient house is reported to have been taken from the Templo Mayor just to the east of it] transpixel
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transpixel arcade on the west side of Plaza de Santo Domingo, where scribes sit who will, for a small fee, fill out official documents using typewriters [we say one manual, the rest were now electric] transpixel
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transpixel church of Santo Domingo (1717-1737), on the plaza of that name, with soccer players - at dusk transpixel
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Interior of Casa de las Sirenas, with the terrace beyond the doorway
Viewed: 1664 times.
Exterior of Casa de las Sirenas, with Barry in the foreground [note: much of the stonework of this ancient house is reported to have been taken from the Templo Mayor just to the east of it]
Viewed: 1816 times.
arcade on the west side of Plaza de Santo Domingo, where scribes sit who will, for a small fee, fill out official documents using typewriters [we say one manual, the rest were now electric]
Viewed: 2218 times.
church of Santo Domingo (1717-1737), on the plaza of that name, with soccer players - at dusk
Viewed: 2072 times.
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