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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 tumble to the sea. Turquoise sand kissed by sugar-white sand ...
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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 dangerous areas in Mexico which you better avoid. But once ...
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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 colonization, 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 historic, must-visit colonial cities in Mexico. Acámbaro is a city and ...
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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, consider a getaway at one of these amazing Mexican resorts ...
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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 and formidable in North and Central America, and their cities ...
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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 their achievments in every temple and in all other Mayan ...
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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 the Universe”. The funeral masks protected them while descending into ...
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Mayan pottery

An exquisite expression of mayan art. Mayan pottery has been part of the Mayans´ lives since ancient times. It is also important in the study of the Pre Columbian Mayan culture, because each piece reveals stories of rulers, rituals, the story of the Maya creation, as well as other aspects of the Maya civilization. In the early beginnings, during the Late Preclassic period from 250 BC to 250 AD, Mayan ...
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Mayan weaving

A colorful expression of Mayan skills and inspiration. Mayan weaving is mostly done by the Mayan women, who after thousands of years continue producing their beautiful and varied items by means of a waistloom. Their skill in weaving has been taught to them generation after generation by their grandmothers and mothers, starting at a very young age. In many of the weavings you will find ancient Mayan symbols referring to ...
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Mariachi

Sorry, your browser does not support this audio tag. Mariachi is a musical expression that dates back to at least 18th century in Western Mexico. It is a tradition that can be defined by eight socio-musical elements: mariachi instrumentation and texture, musical genres and subgenres, performance methods and styles, singing styles and forms, dance styles, performative space, performance clothing, and the word "mariachi". Each element has its own history, originated ...
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