The Magic of the Cities.

Zen promotes the rediscovery of the obvious, which is so often lost in its familiarity and simplicity. It sees the miraculous in the common and magic in our everyday surroundings. When we are not rushed, and our minds are unclouded by conceptualizations, a veil will sometimes drop, introducing the viewer to a world unseen since childhood. ~ John Greer

Monday, September 24, 2007

Castillo de Chapultepec / Chapultepec Castle

The Castillo de Chapultepec (translated as "Castle of Chapultepec") is a castle built on top of Chapultepec Hill (Chapultepec comes from Náhuatl chapoltepēc and means "at the grasshopper hill"), located in the middle of Chapultepec Park in Mexico City at a height of 2,325 meters above sea level. The building has been used for several purposes during its history, including Military Academy, Imperial and Presidential residence, observatory and museum. It currently houses the Mexican National Museum of History. It is the only castle in North America that was occupied by European sovereigns. [Wiki.]

Gracias por su visita / Thanks for visiting!

Castillo de Chapultepec.


Tony said...

Espectaculares fotos...... nos hemos dado cuenta de que te gustan mucho las imagenes de arquitectura, sobretodo moderna.......Una pregunta ¿como has hecho que las fotos tengan copyrihte para que no te las puedan copiar?......saludos Tony

Miguel Angel Servellón said...

Bonita serié!!!
Gracias por darnos a conocer tu tierra.
Saludos y Bendiciones


ME gusta mucho la serie, especialmente la segunda y cuarta foto tienen una composicion muy buena.Saludos

Anonymous said...

I love the shot at the top, with the little line of happy people at the front

Mélanie said...

Wonderful photos . me encanta este castillo .
La secundo foto es maravillosa

Carraol said...

Tony y Natalia, Miguel, Ruben, One Way, Mélanie, thanks a lot for your kind words, its most appreciated. T&N, es gracias al sitio que se encuentra al final de la pagina. Saludos.