Traveling in Mexico City: The Ins & Outs of Getting Around

Written by Jean Sutherland

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Traveling in Mexico City, By Bus

The bus system in Mexico City is used extensively by locals and travelers torepparttar area. It is often crowded, and pickpockets are an issue. Never show a wallet onrepparttar 140699 bus, and make sure to carry change with you if you plan on using this method of transportation.

When boardingrepparttar 140700 bus, tellrepparttar 140701 driver where you plan on going, andrepparttar 140702 driver will tell yourepparttar 140703 fare. Sometimes bus stops will have signs above them, telling you where you are; many times, you’ll know it’s a stop only because there are people waiting byrepparttar 140704 side ofrepparttar 140705 road. Buses are rarely on time in Mexico City; if you plan on traveling later inrepparttar 140706 day or at night, alternate methods of transportation are recommended.

Traveling in Mexico City, By Car

Driving through Mexico City’s streets, especially forrepparttar 140707 traveler, can be a harrowing experience. One way streets abound, and rush hour is like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Millions of people, literally, are sharingrepparttar 140708 road with you.

Renting a car is possible in Mexico City, but poses different risks forrepparttar 140709 out of town traveler. Driving on Mexico City roads is not only dangerous because ofrepparttar 140710 lack of skill used for travelers (many get their license not by taking a test, but by paying someone off), but treacherous because ofrepparttar 140711 unusual and poorly maintained roads.

Another option is to hire a taxi, or limousine, to chauffeur you around. Askrepparttar 140712 travel hotel you are staying at in Mexico City for recommendations, or forrepparttar 140713 closest cab stand (sitio).

Jean Sutherland is the owner of the informative website & She has worked in the travel industry for over 10 years. She also lived in Mexico for 3 years.

The Grec Festival emphasizes on creativity and internationalization in its theatre, dance and music shows

Written by Ana Rodríguez

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Of Spanish representatives,repparttar incombustible Joan Manuel Serrat will give four recitals, Martirio and Miguel Poveda will honour torepparttar 140698 couplet and Bebe and El Bicho from Madrid will offerrepparttar 140699 coolness of their music. The Majorcan pianist Agustí Fernández,repparttar 140700 drums player from Alicante Ramón López andrepparttar 140701 English bass player Barry Guy will fuserepparttar 140702 improvisation withrepparttar 140703 tradition ofrepparttar 140704 modernity.

Social awakening

25 years ago,repparttar 140705 members ofrepparttar 140706 Catalonian theatre, gathered inrepparttar 140707 Assembly of Actors and Directors, decided to impel an aimed initiative to give a voice to their demands, so much inrepparttar 140708 professional asrepparttar 140709 social plan. Besides intending to obtain improvements inrepparttar 140710 sector, they sought to bringrepparttar 140711 theatre closer torepparttar 140712 people, to makerepparttar 140713 culture a necessity, not a luxury.

The 1st of July 1976repparttar 140714 Grec is opened inrepparttar 140715 old theatre of Montjuďc with “The 7 hours of rock”. The Assembly decided to give priority torepparttar 140716 music to emphasizerepparttar 140717 popular character ofrepparttar 140718 event, in that periodrepparttar 140719 effervescence ofrepparttar 140720 phenomenon was given torepparttar 140721 “singer-songwriters”,repparttar 140722 symbol ofrepparttar 140723 social and political demands ofrepparttar 140724 post Franco’s regime.


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