Thursday, February 26, 2009


Oh chariot, your golden waves
Are walking down upon this face
Oh chariot, I'm singing out loud
To guide me
Give me your
- Gavin DeGraw

So, here are a few pics of details of the chariots used by Maximiliano and Carlota when they came to govern Mexico.

This chariot was used for parties purposes only. Built in Milan, it was brought to Mexico for that special use.

FYI: From 1863 to 1867 the second empire ruled in Mexico. Uncomfortable with the regime, Mexicans pushed him to quit. He left Mexico before he was defeated and the Castillo de Chapultepec Castle (where he lived) became the site for the Mexican Army.
It was not until 1944, that the president Lazaro Cardenas decided not to use this castle as a residence but, as a museum turning it into one of the most turistic and interesting places in Mexico City.

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