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 My outdoor office in the courtyard of the Casa Gonzales

 Modern Mexico City from the Turibus

 Lovely old Mexico City, ditto

 La Plaza de la Constitucion this morning – teachers on strike had camped out overnight

 I could not get through to the Palacio Nacional to see the Diego Rivera murals – and then heard it was closed in any case. Many, many police, hundreds of tents, chaos. School started yesterday.

 The French influence here – this sweet shop could be in Paris.

 There is lots of wonderful street sculpture here, including many benches. This is one.

 The Palacio Belles Artes has a baroque exterior but inside is magnificently deco, marble and brass.

 The elevator doors.

 A café. Can you see the type at the top right?

The exterior.

 Calendars on sale at a news stand on the street.

Along many streets are not just fruit and juice vendors but entire mini-kitchens. This is just outside the hotel.

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