La Plaza de los Arcángeles, San Ángel, Mexico City
Right off the market hubbub is this colonial square flush with bougainvillea. You go through a narrow alleyway, and all of a sudden you’re in the most tranquil place in Mexico City. Near Calle del Arbol and 2a Cerrada de Frontera.
As told to Nathalie Jordi. This story appeared in the March/April 2010 issue. Photo by Holly Wilmeth. See all of Alfonsina Peñaloza’s favorite places in San Ángel, Mexico City.