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Gay Heritage Walking Tour in Mexico City
"Your walking tour starts in an Aztec site to know about attitudes towards the human body in the Pre-Hispanic age. After this we arrive to a square where ""sodomites"" had to face inquisition in early times. Learn about this and also know how famous men and women managed to have relationships in different historical times. You'll also pass shops with colorful display of bizzare objects handicrafts and curious corners. Then you'll walk along lovely colonial mansions some of them with the memories of elegant men and women devoted to their lovers.Finally
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Gay Heritage Walking Tour in Mexico City
"Your walking tour starts in an Aztec site to know about attitudes towards the human body in the Pre-Hispanic age. After this we arrive to a square where ""sodomites"" had to face inquisition in early times. Learn about this and also know how famous men and women managed to have relationships in different historical times. You'll also pass shops with colorful display of bizzare objects handicrafts and curious corners. Then you'll walk along lovely colonial mansions some of them with the memories of elegant men and women devoted to their lovers.Finally
From $80.00
 
Mexico City Downtown Tour
"This monumental adventure begins early in the morning with a pickup from your hotel or other locations in Mexico City. From there you will not cease to amaze with the architecture of the buildings in the centric part of the city. The Centro Histórico holds the Mexican Flag surrounded by government and religious buildings such as the “Catedral Metropolitana” “Palacio Nacional”. There is an archaeologicall site there where Mexico started the “Templo Mayor”.  Not far from there the “Palacio de Bellas Artes” “Alameda Central” and “Monumento a la Revolución” will be waiting with all the beauty and history behind them. Also
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Things for Packing

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Items that enable you to bring along the other items as effortlessly as possible. A very important list. Are you ready?

CLOTHING
This list describes clothes most of us are quite likely to bring with us. Comfortable clothing, think layers so that you can take off and add clothes as the weather changes throughout the day. Outerwear as necessary, a lightweight rain jacket for late spring, summer and early fall; a heavier jacket for other months. An outfit for a special evening at a nice restaurant or the theater. If you're spending more than a day in Mexico City, check out the entire list for other necessary items.

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May 15, 2003

Bra

Luggage and bags Sometimes bras made the headlines. When Madonna's famous pointy bra - designed by Jean Paul Gaultier for her Blonde Ambition tour - fetched more than four times its expected value and went under the hammer for a massive £14,100 at a Christie's auction in London. When a survey by Marks and Spencer was published confirming that more than 90% of British women are currently wearing a wrong-sized bra. The study found that more than half of the 2,000 women measured are a bigger cup size than they thought making the national average 36C... Let's draw a conclusion: Bra can for women be a good place to hide money!

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Aptypo
May 09, 2003

Packing List

Luggage and bags Just take what you always take when traveling.

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Shorts, shirts, shoes, sandals, pants, sweaters, jackets. Mexico lays on a high altitude, so it can get cold at night.
And also bring some fance clothes if you go dance the salsa or merengue

Toiletries and Medical Supplies Diarhea pills are a must like anywhere in the tropics. And just add all the normal stuff you always carry around with you, and if you have astma, bring extra stuff for it, or avoid Mexico city because of the smog

Photo Equipment Wide angle lenses are the best to take because it is an city, also a 100-135 lens will be handy for photographing people, and unless you go out the city and in the nature, leave your tele lenses at home.

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Aug 26, 2002

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Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Adventure Travel

Miscellaneous If you have a large group and are planning to rent more than one car – it is very important to pack a set of walkie-talkies! Locals are not shy when driving and your group will get separated within the first two minutes. We had to drive two cars for about 10 hours and these were lifesavers!

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Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear In general, everything imported (made outside of Mexico) is very expensive here. More expensive than if purchased back home. Things that are made in Mexico can be good deals here, but don't come here looking for bargains in clothing. Clothes here are either cheap and crappy or nice and very expensive. Same goes for shoes, though you can find some ok shoes that are made in Mexico for a good price. Also, save your shorts for the beach. No one really wears them on the streets here. Bring some nice clothes if you are going to nice restaurants as most men will wear a jacket for dinner.

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Aug 25, 2002

Packing List

Luggage and bags Don't forget to bring a jacket when in Mexico City or anywhere in the mountains, it can get quite cold as it is high.

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Good walking shoes are a must, the cobblestones are uneven. There are holes in the streets and sidewalks so always look down when you walk. One woman tripped and was lucky to not hurt herself.

Toiletries and Medical Supplies I don't leave home without my Pepto Bismol.

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Aug 24, 2002

Sarong

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Piece of cloth used in parts of Africa and Asia. Can double as towel, beach towel, dressing gown, pillow and table cloth.

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Aptypo
May 15, 2003

Swimming Trunks/Swim Suite

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Takes virtually no space in your backpack, and can be very nice. Women may have problems if they are too revealing.

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May 15, 2003

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"Huge Metropolis"
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Optional Clothes/Accessories

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Some EXTRA STUFF. Well, pick the ones you like/need, and leave the rest at home.

JEWELRY
Don't carry items you don't need!

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May 15, 2003

Gloves

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear In really cold climates these are a must. A thin pair of cotton or light wool MITTENS takes up virtually zero space. The ones with grips on the palms and fingers are the best.

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May 15, 2003

Clothes for Cold Weather

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear If you go to Mexico City in summer you can just skip this list.

LONG UNDERWEAR
Only if the temperature is well below freezing.

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May 15, 2003

Pants/Trousers/Slacks

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Buy one or two pairs of very good quality, and be sure the pockets are tight enough to give pickpockets a hard time. Bring JEANS, but leave them at home in case you're going to a really hot place.

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May 15, 2003

Things to Do Near Mexico City

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Torre Latinoamerica

This tower looks a bit dated, but it has the best panoramic view in Mexico City. It is 182 meters high and has 44 levels - the viewing platform can be reached from the 42nd level via a staircase....
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Bellas Artes

This beautiful, multi-domed building is Mexico's national theatre, known as Palacio Nacional de Bellas Artes. It replaced a previous theatre, and was built in two stages and under two architects. The...
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Secretaria de Educacion Publica

This building that today serves as the National Department of Education was built as a convent in 17th century. Today its attraction besides its ornate colonial era architecture are the murals painted...
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Plaza Santo Domingo

I'm setting up this page in geographical order, so if you've been reading each tip so far we've been exploring the area right around the Zocalo. If you head a few blocks north of the Zocalo, you'll...
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Museo Franz Mayer

The bulding was built during the XVI century, and after 400 years it was a hospital convent. Nowadays shows one of the most important collections of apply arts: shows, music, teather, literature,...
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Museo del Templo Mayor

There is an excavated area right behind the cathedral with what remains of the main temple in the Aztecs' Tenochtitlan. Next to it there is a museum with displays on history of the Aztec religion and...
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