|Taxis come in all forms. We haven't taken one yet but I|
made friends with this fellow and we had our picture taken
|Here's another type!|
|We listened to a lot of bands during the day. They play in|
many of the cafes and bars.
|This picture and the next have a long story but I'm going to|
wait until I have some time (and I'm back in Mexico) to
|A couple we met and had drinks with.|
|This is a section of the old wall that once surrounded the|
|We toured a huge warehouse on the water|
with hundreds of artists and craftspeople
selling their wares.
|This amazing brewery could have been in any big U.S. city.|
|It is a conversion from an old warehouse. Beer for groups|
is served in these tall containers. Big decks stretch out on
both sides and it's right on the water.
|And of course, they had a live band.|
|This marker shows the old and new building|
|Some of the bars here had very famous|
|We toured a Greek Orthodox church and I had to don a|
apron like skirt to enter.
|There are lovely parks all over the city|
|The streets are often pedestrian only in the|
oldest part of the city. But compared to any
US city, there are few vehicles.
|Another charming little park.,|
|Public art is everywhere - statues and murals|
|This is the Plaza de San Francisco with handsome buildings,|
art and a big church.
|As the sun started to go down, the light became so lovely.|
The temperature has been in the 80's during the day and
around 70 in the evening.
|At least 75 percent of the building have|
residents in all or part.
|Sidewalk cafes abound. We had two of the best cups of|
coffee here we remember having!
|These two old gentlemen were wearing|
yamakas but we had a hard time understanding
them, although we tried. Usually Scott does
|One of the historic old hotels that are scattered|
throughout the city and all appear to be thriving
|And the churches all appear to be in use.|
|We had a fun evening at the birthday party for|
Carmen's 26 year old son. There were lots of
family and friends with a buffet dinner and
plenty of things to drink. More photos from
this tomorrow (from Scott's cell phone).