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Tidewater Review of professional photography. His wife, Karen, a retired English teacher, has focused her ongoing fascination with Latin American studies and supplied the informative text and photo captions. A welcome bonus is inclusion in many of the captions of directions for finding the sites by using public transportation. Moving around the city appears to be easy, convenient and inexpensive, the Basiles advise. Driving one’s own car is not recommended, they note. The Metro (subway) is convenient, cheap and includes a fleet of

Metro buses for sightseeing above ground. Metro maps are available at every stop, and neighborhood maps can be found at kiosks. Mexican people are friendly and funloving; the city is sophisticated on top of significant religious blending, a combination of indigenous and Catholic beliefs and customs. With the Spanish conquest, missionaries allowed the Aztec native people to change the names of their gods to Christian saints’ names and to continue to wear masks for their rituals, making it easier to convert them to the new faith. “The Mexican version of reality


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