Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Another one of my favorite places…


Located in the downtown area, across the street from Union Station

Blessing of the Animals Mural by artist Leo Politi




Lunch with a side of cactus and hibiscus tea


Vintage calendar art postcard


Serenata de Mariachi



Calavera's de azucar (sugar skulls) made to celebrate the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) a holiday celebrated mainly in Mexico the 2nd of November


Skeleton figurines, also to celebrate the Day of the Dead




Change purses made to look like pan dulce (Mexican Sweet bread)


(about $20)


Avila Adobe, the oldest existing house in Los Angeles, built ca. 1818 by Don Francisco Avila


Inside the Adobe house


Olvera Street ~ Street of Memory ca. 1937




(about $6)




View of Union Station from Avila Adobe


Posted by Gabbi at 10:22 AM
Labels: Los Angeles