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Street vendors in Mexico City

The presence of street vendors in Mexico City (known locally in mexican spanish as "ambulantes") dates back to pre-Hispanic era and over the centuries the government has struggled to control it, with most recently a clearing of downtown streets of vendors in 2007, but despite this there is a persistent presence of many thousands illegally. In 2003 it was estimated ...
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The best time to visit Mexico

The best time to visit Mexico is from December to April since it is the dry season. The coolest months are between December and February. The rainy and hurricane season begins in the south in May and lasts until October. Mexico is a huge country and the weather varies by season and region. There really is no bad time to ...
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Best snorkeling places in Mexico

Snorkeling and Scuba diving are some of the most popular activities to enjoy in Mexico's beach destinations. Mexico's coastlines are teeming with colorful underwater life and no doubt you'll want to see it for yourself. Scuba diving requires special training and complicated equipment, but just about anyone can snorkel without any particular preparation—if you choose an easy spot, you don't ...
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10 reasons to visit Mexico

Why travel to Mexico? From Cancun to the Riviera Maya, from Baja California to the Pacific Coast, Mexico is a never-ending treasure trove of travel memories waiting to happen. Though there are many more, there are at least 10 reasons to visit Mexico. Reasons to visit Mexico Natural Beauty. Orange sunsets that take your breath away. Purple mountain majesties that ...
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Backpacking in Mexico

Mexico has somehow gained a reputation for only catering to all-inclusive resort goers, or for being too dangerous for. Neither of which is true. Backpacking Mexico is a trip you’ll never forget. Sure, all-inclusive beach resorts such as Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cancun are popular with people on a one-week holiday. And yes, there are some very ...
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Top 10 colonial cities

Mexico is a country with a rich history, one of pre-Hispanic culture and then Western invasion and colonisation, thanks to the Spanish. Highly questionable ethics aside, it’s impossible to deny the impact this colonial history has left on modern day Mexico and one of the most obvious ways it presents itself is through architecture. Here are the top ten most ...
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6 best resorts in Mexico

Mexico is always bright, vivid, and very noisy. The colorful culture of the Mayan and Aztec civilizations with their legends and pyramids, colonial architecture, excellent beaches with clean sand, and developed infrastructure. Mexico is home to numerous resorts, particularly around its most stunning tourist regions, like Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, and the Riviera Maya. For the best of the best, ...
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Top 10 archaeological sites

Mexico was the cradle of a number of important civilizations that developed throughout the region. There are over 180 archaeological sites in Mexico that are open to the public. For the archaeology enthusiast, all are worth visiting, but there are a few that stand out from the rest in their size and magnificence. Mexico’s ancient civilizations were the most sophisticated ...
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Mayan architecture

An artistic expression of the mayan culture. Mayan architecture is one of the most awesome features of Mayan art to admire on your travel to any area of the Mayan World. Even after over 2000 years, the magnificence in Mayan architecture and artistic skills of these outstanding Mayan people are still present in all the Mayan pyramids. You can admire ...
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Mayan masks

A Symbol of Divinity. Mayan masks were representations of Mayan gods, as well as part of a very sacred funeral ritual in the Mayan Classic Period from 250 to 900 AD. These were placed over the face of an important ruler when he died. Mayan masks endowed the rulers with the status of a divine being as the “Tree of ...
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