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  • Teotihuacan: Our Experience and Tips

    Teotihuacan: Our Experience and Tips

    Teotihuacan, a place steeped in history, offers multiple ways to reach its ancient grounds. You can opt for a convenient tour, like the Turibus, priced around $35 per person, which includes a visit to a handicraft workshop. Alternatively, a more independent approach is to hire an Uber or taxi. What we did (on November 2023)…

  • Teotihuacan: Temple of the Feathered Serpent

    Teotihuacan: Temple of the Feathered Serpent

    Also known as the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, this temple is one of Teotihuacan’s most enigmatic structures. Smaller than the Pyramids of the Sun and Pyramids of the Moon, yet it stands out for its intricate decorations and historical significance. The temple’s design is a testament to the advanced architectural skills of the Teotihuacanos. It’s adorned…

  • Teotihuacan: Pyramid of the Moon

    Teotihuacan: Pyramid of the Moon

    Our Teotihuacan adventure continues with the equally fascinating Pyramid of the Moon. Like its counterpart (Pyramid of the Sun), the Pyramid of the Moon was built around the same time, approximately 200 CE. Smaller yet strikingly prominent, it marks the northern end of the Avenue of the Dead, the main axis of the city. Likewise,…

  • Teotihuacan: Pyramid of the Sun

    Teotihuacan: Pyramid of the Sun

    We begin the fascinating journey to the ancient city of Teotihuacan, Mexico, with the Pyramid of the Sun. It’s one of the largest structures of its kind in the Western Hemisphere, stood as a monumental highlight. The Pyramid of the Sun, constructed around 200 CE, is a testament to the architectural prowess of the Teotihuacanos.…

  • Prickly Pear found in Teotihuacan

    Prickly Pear found in Teotihuacan

    While exploring the ancient ruins of Teotihuacan, a remarkable fruit caught our eye: the prickly pear. This vibrant cactus fruit, also known as “tuna” in Spanish is a staple in Mexican cuisine and culture. Prickly pear grows on the Nopal cactus, a plant deeply rooted in Mexican heritage. Nopal is not only valued for its…