Thousands of years ago, when the Aztec Empire was in its heyday and dominated the Valley of Mexico….The chief had a daughter named Iztaccihuatl: the most beautiful of all the princesses, who had professed her love for young Popocatepetl, one of her father’s people and the most handsome warrior. Continue reading
The Mexican currency is called Peso and its symbol is $. The Peso and the US Dollar have both its origin in the 15th-19th century Spanish dollar. The peso was originally the name of the eight real coins issued in Mexico by… Read More
“A peoples’ creativity, its sensitivity and its finesse can all be appreciated through its pottery.” Herbert Read Art Historian Since the emergence of the Olmec culture, considered to be the mother of the Mesoamerican cultures, ceramics, pottery making, took an important… Read More
¡Viva México! ¡Viva México! ¡Viva México! Los mexicanos somos verdaderamente un pueblo festivo; Cualquier excusa da lugar a una gran celebración! Pero la más importante y emocionante es el 16 de septiembre, Día de la Independencia y Cinco de Mayo, el 5… Read More
El tiempo que transcurrió desde la salida de Aztlán hasta la ceremonia de la fundación de Tenochtitlán comprende 210 años. Los migrantes encontraron una imagen de Huitzilopochtli en una cueva en Culhuacán. Los mexicas o aztecas encontraron… Read More
The word Madre means Mother in Spanish but it has so many other popular meanings when used in different phrases and circumstances.
Mesoamerica was a cultural region, that originated more than 3000 years ago. It was divided into areas…The economy of these cultures was based on agriculture, and they often developed advanced irrigation systems. Continue reading
An ancient legend tells the story that before the arrival of the god Quetzalcoatl, the Aztecs only consumed roots and game animals; they did not eat corn because it was beyond their reach, hidden behind the massive mountains surrounding… Read More
Puerto Vallarta is located very close to quaint, picturesque towns like Mascota y Talpa and Pueblo Magico, which can be reached by an exhilarating ride on horseback or by all-terrain vehicle. Continue reading
Mexican culture is rich in history and traditions, many reflected in legends, fables and myths. Here follows the legend of cocoa-chocolate and the mythical god Quetzalcoatl. This ancient legend recounts the story of how the god Quetzalcoatl gave the… Read More
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