snapshots of mexico, literal and figurative

November 21, 2008, 9:00 am
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Like every other city in the 19th century, Mexico City tried to copy Paris’s boulevards. Or rather, imported Emperor Maximillian tried to copy the boulevards to placate his homesick wife, crazy Empress Carlotta.

Now that's a boulevard

Now that's a boulevard!

While newer areas of the city have taken some of its prestige, it’s still the largest center for business, government, and cultural heavy hitters.


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Wonderful skyline of Mexico City! Spectacular ciudad!

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