Tag: mexico city

  • Vinyl Havens: Chowell Records

    written by lintrs on 2013-05-03 in #world #locations
    Vinyl Havens: Chowell Records

    Chowell Records (Discos Chowell) is one of the few, or maybe even the only place that specializes 100% in vinyl within Mexico City. They feature a wide variety of vinyl records and equipment. Additionally, it is well located with a very unique decor.

  • The Smallest Chinatown in the World

    written by lintrs on 2013-03-24 in #world #locations
    The Smallest Chinatown in the World

    No matter where you go in the world, in almost every large city you will find a Chinatown. Mexico City is no different, but what sets this Chinese hub aside is its tiny size. Covering but a single block, this Mexican Chinatown is probably the smallest in the world.

  • A Couple of Days in Mexico City

    written by guanatos on 2011-08-13 in #world #locations
    A Couple of Days in Mexico City

    I had my very own lomo walk in one of the world’s most populated cities, filled with contrasts, colors, smells and even flavors. A city that is at the same time, colonial and cosmopolitan…a true lomographic paradise!

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  • Xochimilco

    written by comezone on 2010-03-12 in #world #locations
    Xochimilco

    It is well known because of its very colorful places and its extended series of canals, which are what remains of the ancient Lake Xochimilco.

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  • Azteca Stadium (Estadio Azteca)

    written by comezone on 2009-11-11 in #world #locations
    Azteca Stadium (Estadio Azteca)

    With a capacity of 105,000 (original capacity of 114,600), it is the largest stadium in Mexico and fifth largest in the world.

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  • Palacio de Bellas Artes

    written by lomollete on 2009-10-27 in #world #locations
    Palacio de Bellas Artes

    The Palace of Beaux Arts (Palacio de Bellas Artes) is a fantastic marble building in Mexico City Centre.

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  • Xochimilco (Mexico City)

    written by lomollete on 2008-07-11 in #world #locations
    Xochimilco (Mexico City)

    Xochimilco is one of the many neighborhoods in Mexico City, but it isn’t just any neighborhood, it’s one of the most fantastic places in Mexico City. It's a zone that maintains a lot of colorful, fantastic, and fun traditions. The most interesting thing about Xochimilco probably is the many water channels with houses, “chinampas” (chinampas are pieces of land that are put into a lake to get some more place to live in or plant crops.