Malinalco, Estado de México “Pueblo Mágico” Upon arriving in Malinalco this weekend, our tour guide told us that we would be visiting an archeological site. “Where is it?” I asked. To my surprise he pointed out the window of the van, up to the top of the mountain before us. “Oh cool! We are driving […]
Pour notre dernier billet de cette série de photos sur la ville de Mexico, nous faisons une excursion à l’extérieur de la ville pour visiter le site archéologique de Teotihuacán. Il est très facile de faire cette excursion en une journée en prenant l’autobus à partir de la station “Autobuses del Norte“. Le site est […]
Malinalco is a town located in Mexico State. The main attraction of the town is the Aztec temple, part of the Cuauhtinchan Archaeological Zone. Another mountain town, Malinalco is known for its biodiversity. The picture below is the view from our hotel room. We stayed in a yoga retreat that was also a farm. The […]
(February 2 – written by Dave) Today was all about seeing the pyramids and ancient city of Teotihuacan. I’ve had this site on my mind for a long time when planning the trip – mostly because it was a spot east of Mexico City and mentally, it put us beyond Mexico City. I honestly hadn’t […]
Teotihuacán a mysterious and unique Mesoamerican archaeological site, found on the outskirts of Mexico City. Each year over millions of travelers and tourists flock the ancient site to marvel at the history and artifacts. The name Teotihuacán translates to ‘the place where gods were born,’ and according to legends and beliefs, many people consider it to be the place where the universe was created.
It was roughly 5.5 years ago that I started this blog, and six years ago to the month that I took my first of four, unknown to me at the time, exploratory trips to Mexico City prior to my moving there…a move that, in turn, led to the creation of this blog. As such, I thought […]
Although not as well known to tourists as places such as San Bartolo Coyotepec, Mata Ortiz and Tonalá/Tlaquepaque, Metepec in the State of Mexico is an important producer of pottery. Its making dates back to the pre Hispanic period. Bowls with legs called “cajetes” are a common archeological find here, used for ceremonies on the […]
13.10.2017 – 15.10.2017 I went a short weekend to Valle de Bravo. It is a really cute town with an awesome lake. I went from CDMX to Toluca by ETN and then I took a bus to Valle de Bravo which took around 2 hours. It was already really late so that day ended without […]
I don’t know about you, but I’m on one hell of a sugar high.