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The Xochimilco Market

February 19, 2009

On February 19, 2009, Ruth, Linda and I went to Xochimilco, the town south of Mexico City famous for its canals and floating gardens. Unfortunately these are not what they used to be and so we skipped them. We were there to see the Mercado Xóchitl. As we arrived in the town center, we heard the loud booms of rockets going off, which Ruth said announce one of the many neighborhood festivals and parades.

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Zihuatanejo Market

February 15, 2009

On February 15, 2009, we went to the market in Zihuatanejo on the west coast of Mexico. There is a large covered market which spills out onto the surrounding streets. It was very crowded on this Sunday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Zihuatanejo Fish Market

February 15, 2009

On Sunday, February 15, 2009, I went to the market in Zihuatanejo with Judith, Linda, Dixie Lee, Jim, Dinah Sue, Roy Ann and my brother Barney. We passed the little fish market covered with canvas by the beach where the fishing boats come in with their catch. Zihuatanejo has a lovely protected harbor and has been a major fishing center for centuries. Read the rest of this entry »