Thursday, December 17, 2009

Castillo De Chapultepec

   Plopped on the only hill in the city center you will find Mexico City's nostalgic nod to aristocracy. This beautiful castle is surrounded by an expansive park that makes NYC's Central Park look like a hotel courtyard.
   Holding to classic castle lore, Chapultepec's history is typical. A collage of full stops and new starts. As of this posting, it stands proudly as Mexico's National History Museum.

These images capture only a glimpse of the meticulous landscaping and elegant restoration. What cannot be aptly conveyed is the sense of peace found looking from these gardens down onto the unforgiving metropolis below. As if tiptoeing over the brow of a sleeping giant.

1 comment:

Michael said...

Hey Buddy. I am loving following your antics through Mexico!! Though are sill are a jackass -- but we still miss you mucho!
Take care and we will live vicariously through you for the time being :)
Michael (aka Seville)

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