Tour Lili’s Mexico City

A pictorial representation of the plot points of the new novel, Palace of the Blue Butterly. Here’s what our lead character, Lili, would encounter as she winds her way through the story. Enjoy the picturesque beauties of Mexico.

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Tour-Number-01It’s night when she arrives in Mexico.

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Tour-Number-02But she knows the area around Plaza Rio de Janeiro even in the dark

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Tour-Number-03And the elegant Porfirian mansions surrounding the park.

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Tour-Number-04There’s the Casa Lamm Art Center, which is down Orizaba Street from Vivienne’s house.

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Tour-Number-05And places like the Hotel Villa Condesa where I stay when I’m in Mexico City.

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Tour-Number-06Some of the action takes place in elegant mansions in an area of Mexico City called Chimalestec.

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Tour-Number-07And behind huge gates like the door of this 16th century church in the neighborhood where the very wealthy live hidden from view.

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Tour-Number-08Back in the Roma district, characters in the novel often walk down the grand avenue Alvaro Obregon.

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Tour-Number-09And here’s an example of a restaurant where my characters might dine.

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Tour-Number-10The Palace of the Blue Butterfly gallery is in the tony Polanco District.

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Tour-Number-13In Plaza Tolsa.

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Tour-Number-14At the Palacio de Bellas Artes.

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Tour-Number-16And the arcades around the Zocolo.

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Tour-Number-19And in the one of the many markets of Mexico City like the Sonora Market.

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Tour-Number-20Sometimes the city gets to be too much and they escape to the mountains near the national park.

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Tour-Number-21Or to the elegant weekend homes in Valle de Bravo. Even there, however, they can’t escape the danger they find themselves in.