Located just outside of the modern-day metropolis of Mexico City, is one of the most visited archeological sites in Mexico, the ancient city of Teotihuacan. It was one of the largest cities on the pre-Columbian American continent and was an important cultural center from around 1 AD to around 700 AD. During its peak, Teotihuacan would […]
It’s hard to explain the experience of visiting a place like Teotihuacan, to try quantify the vast works undertaken here effectively is not something I feel able to do. As much as I find Teotihuacan impressive in both scale and design I don’t find the buildings attractive and find it hard to relate to the […]
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.
The secret to enjoying life in any megapolis is to escape from time to time. For me the ideal formula is to go somewhere far away once every 4 months and stay there for 1-2 weeks plus fit in a small getaways on the weekend at least once a month. The idea seems luxurious, does`t […]