Popocatépetl

Popocatépetl

It is linked to the Iztaccihuatl volcano to the north by the high saddle known as the Paso de Cortés. At 17,802 ft Popocatépetl is the second highest peak in Mexico.

Palacio de Bellas Artes

Palacio de Bellas Artes

Fun Fact! This prominent hall, home to some of the most prestigious performances in the country, is also too heavy for the ground it sits on. It's sinking, the marble it rests on is lower then street level. 

 

 

The Postal Mayor, The Main Post Office

The Postal Mayor, The Main Post Office

Designed and built at the turn of 20th Century, it was the most modern building of its time. Though heavily damaged in the 1985 earthquake, it has been restored since the 1990s. 

Limpia, an Aztec Ritual

Limpia, an Aztec Ritual

Plaza de la Constitution (Zocalo) at the Mexican Capital is the stage of political events and cultural performances. Here an Aztec shaman officiates a purification ritual by blowing smoke to a girl.

Somewhere near Zocalo

Somewhere near Zocalo

A man walks along the side of the street in downtown Mexico City. 

Full Moon Mexico City

Full Moon Mexico City

If your lucky to catch Mexico City's with a full moon and a clear sky, go down to Zocalo and enjoy one of the most iconic Mexican settings you can imagine.

The Olmec Palace

The Olmec Palace

The Olmec pyramid with a group of revelers practicing the ancient ritual. they snake across the 'road of the dead' like Quetzalcoatl, and will coil up at the base of the temple in prayer to him.

 

Pyramid of the Sun

Pyramid of the Sun

The Olmec pyramid with a group of revelers practicing the ancient ritual. they snake across the 'road of the dead' like Quetzalcoatl, and will coil up at the base of the temple in prayer to him.

 

The Olmec Prayer

The Olmec Prayer

The Olmec pyramid with a group of revelers practicing the ancient ritual. they snake across the 'road of the dead' like Quetzalcoatl, and will coil up at the base of the temple in prayer to him.

 

UNAM Library

UNAM Library

The Autonomous University of Mexico is free, 200,000 people go there. It's as big as a city. This is their main library, built in homage to the Aztec traditions. 

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Zocalo Sunset

Zocalo Sunset

Sunset in downtown Mexico City.

Downtown Mexico City

Downtown Mexico City

Sunset nears in downtown Mexico City

Magic Hour at the Museum

Magic Hour at the Museum

A Girl stands in the fountain in the courtyard of the National Anthropology Museum of Mexico.

Magic Hour at the Museum

Magic Hour at the Museum

The National Anthropolgy museum of Mexico is one of my favorite museums in the world. Mezoamerican history is one of the richest, oldest, and most mysterious in the world. The museum lays it out perfectly, centered around this fountain, it glows before the sun sets. 

The design in Mexico is out of Control

The design in Mexico is out of Control

Mexico City is one of the coolest cities you can visit. There is world class dining, intact colonial architecture, and endless attractions and nightlife choices. It's close to most US cities and extremely affordable. 

Casa de Azulejos

Casa de Azulejos

The House of tiles that houses this famous eatery was built in the 18th century as a palace until it was eventually bought by the Sanborn brothers, establishing their flagship store, that is to this day a popular store in Mexico and household name. 

Somewhere in Mexico

Somewhere in Mexico

Maybes its for Pride, Maybe it's just a rainbow.