Tag: mexico

A niche pyramid from El Tajin in Mexico.
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Ruins Not Yet Ruined

When it comes to archaeological sites and past civilizations, Mexico and Central America bring to mind some real heavy hitters. Crossing your mind right now are the Olmecs, Aztecs, and the Mayans, along with […]

A green wall with a tiled-sign explaining the history of Pulque in Mexico.
Food, Drink & Lodging

What Is Pulque?

Pulque is the ancient predecessor of mezcal, tequila and all Mexican cervezas. Originally known as octli poliqhui, this morphed into pulque with the Spanish conquest in the 16th Century. Revered by the ancient Mesoamericans […]

A view of an abandoned village near Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
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3 Other-Worldly Sites in Mexico

 1. Volcan Paricutín Located in Michoacán State, Volcan Paracutín takes its place among many other volcanoes that fill the landscape here. They seem to be everywhere you look; ancient verdant cones scoured all down […]